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Yasmin Dawood
Constitutional law prof & Canada Research Chair, University of Toronto: democracy, politics, election law & voting rights.
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Barb Bradley Hagerty Jul 15
1/ Rape is the easiest violent crime to get away with. I’ve spent nearly a year researching why for —talking with victims, police, prosecutors, and researchers. Here’s what I found.
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Asha Rangappa Jul 14
“Go back to where you came from.” Let’s see...Friedrich Trump (Trump’s grandpa): *was a German draft dodger *a barber *didn’t speak English *was an unaccompanied minor *later tried to go back to Germany *wasn’t allowed to remain bc he had broken law and was deported to U.S.
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ian bremmer Jul 11
Most populous countries, by % of total world population 1 China 19% 2 India 18% 3 US 4% 4 Indonesia 3.5% 5 Brazil 2.8% 6 Pakistan 2.7% 7 Nigeria 2.6% 8 Bangladesh 2.2% 9 Russia 2% 10 Japan 1.7% IMF
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Farrah Khan Jul 9
According to the examination, almost 4,000 incidents of sexual assault or harassment were recorded on Canada’s 22 largest transit systems between 2013 and 2017. 90% of the incidents were perpetrated against women by men.
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Tom Gerald Daly Jul 5
Sadly for some people this will be dismissed as But the evidence has mounted beyond denial - is a full-on dictatorship
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Rick Hasen Jul 5
: Breaking: DOJ Tells Federal Court It May Have New Rationale Later for Including the Census Question, Wants to Stop Discovery Now Because a New Decision Would Be Cleaned of Animus (Citing Travel Ban Case) (post in progress)
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Karen Tani Jul 2
This Jill Lepore essay is a wonder -- powerful, humane, & beautifully written. Read this especially if you've ever found yourself asking 'how she does it' - "Why the books? Why the babies? Why the essays? Why so many, why so fast?"
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Ari Berman Jun 28
Breaking: FL gov Ron DeSantis signs bill requiring people with past felony convictions to pay all restitution, fines & fees before voting. This is modern day poll tax gutting historic ballot initiative approved by 64% voters & could block 1000s from polls
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Ruth Greenwood Jun 28
Wonderful thread from highlighting the work of amazing people all around the country who have been and will continue to fight for ! Thank you one and all!
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Wendy Weiser Jun 28
Read on gerrymandering decision: Gerrymandering symposium: Supreme Court confirms that it will not save our maps, only voters can - SCOTUSblog
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Rick Hasen Jun 27
just coming up for air a bit and appreciating the fire in J. Kagan's partisan gerrymandering dissent today
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Rick Hasen Jun 27
Opinion | The Supreme Court just body-slammed democracy. More is coming.
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Rick Hasen Jun 27
Heres the great on the partisan gerrymandering case
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Wendy Weiser Jun 27
Justice Roberts: "The Framers also gave Congress the power to do something about partisan gerrymandering in the Elections Clause. That avenue for reform established by the Framers, and used by Congress in the past, remains open." abdicated. Pass .
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Jed Shugerman Jun 27
Census case: Loss for Trump. Supreme Court decision holds - for now - that the government cannot add citizenship question to census. Affirms lower court in part (good), reverses in part (bad), remands (big). Potentially Ross and Trump will run out of time to add to census.
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Wendy Weiser Jun 27
Breaking: total abdication in partisan gerrymandering cases. .
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Rick Hasen Jun 27
A potential silver lining
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Erik Brynjolfsson Jun 25
The President of MIT just sent out this letter about immigration: "MIT has flourished, like the United States itself, because it has been a magnet for the world’s finest talent..." I encourage you to take a minute to read it.
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Jeremy Waldron Jun 24
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Dale Ho Jun 21
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