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American Prospect 2h
takes a closer look at ’s very messy financial situation.
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American Prospect 5h
Many experts predicted that the Supreme Court’s 5-to-4 Janus decision would cause public-sector unions to lose 10 percent to 30 percent of their membership and revenues. Instead, unions are undergoing a historic resurgence.
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American Prospect 14h
Venezuela has been reduced to a pit of human suffering and people who can get out can't expect the United States to welcome them.
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American Prospect 17h
reminds us of the importance of moral capitalism at a time when the livelihoods of ordinary Americans are just bargaining chips for a cyncial president.
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American Prospect 20h
What happened to California’s dream of a high-speed rail network? According to , is to blame for the lack of progress.
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American Prospect 23h
We should be frightened of presidents acting unilaterally to deal with a national emergency. That would completely undermine the checks and balances and the separation of powers that are at the core of our constitutional system of government.
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American Prospect Feb 17
Seventy-six percent of registered voters generally support raising taxes on the rich and 61 percent specifically support ’s wealth tax. From :
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American Prospect Feb 17
Congress has the power to rein in decisions by the Roberts Court. Here’s how they can use it:
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American Prospect Feb 16
“The entire subject of Jews, political money, and Israel is radioactive,” examines ’s failure to tred carefully on the topic.
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American Prospect Feb 16
While the Justice Department would probably not indict a sitting president, could be named an unindicted co-conspirator, as President Richard Nixon was in 1974.
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American Prospect Feb 16
Reflecting on Janus v. AFSCME, praises the strength of public employee unions.
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American Prospect Feb 16
analyzes the hypocrisy of the Trump administration frowning upon socialism while encouraging it for the rich.
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American Prospect Feb 16
The detainee population has increased sevenfold in the past 25 years, even though arrests of undocumented immigrants along the Southern border are at historic lows.
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American Prospect Feb 16
Because Amazon has left New York, many other cities have hoped that Amazon will instead move to their city, or in the case of some officials in Virginia and Tennessee, expand its plans for their communities.
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American Prospect Feb 15
"We should hope and expect that even the conservative Roberts Court, with two justices appointed by President Trump, will likewise follow the Constitution and reject Trump’s dangerous claim of emergency," argues Erwin Chemerinsky about wall funding.
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American Prospect Feb 15
Miho Watabe reports that Harvard's personality scores, which weigh into a student's acceptance, negatively affect Asian Americans.
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American Prospect Feb 15
"While 21 Savage’s eye-popping $100,000 bond is stratospheric for a custody hearing, high bond prices are fast becoming the new normal for detained immigrants." Manuel Madrid reports on the similarities between the rapper and refugees' experience with ICE.
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American Prospect Feb 15
Eliza Newlin Carney reports on the fact that New York prosecutors have subpoenaed the inaugural committee of Donald Trump, which could mean serious legal trouble for the president.
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American Prospect Feb 15
Steven Greenhouse reports on the increasing popularity of unions, especially with young people and people of color, and how one Supreme Court case has protected them.
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American Prospect Feb 15
Ian Millhiser reports on the Roberts Court's lackluster for protecting civil rights, compared to other Supreme Court groupings.
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