Daily Archives: March 27, 2018

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Progressive Policy Wins in the Omnibus

The U.S. Capitol dome is framed by the flowers of a Saucer Magnolia tree, March 19, 2018. Photo: Getty/Bill Clark Link to the original source: Center for American Progress Congress has enacted a sweeping omnibus bill that funds government programs ...
Culture

Why it’s so important for kids to see diverse TV ...

Television continues to be the main source of media consumption for kids. Arthimedes/Shutterstock.com Link to original source: Julie Dobrow, Calvin Gidney, and Jennifer Burton | The Conversation The hype surrounding “Black Panther” has been as hyperbolic as any feat its ...
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Trump’s $60 billion in China tariffs will create more problems ...

Business such as California winemakers could be hurt by the new tariffs as a result of retaliation. AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein Link to original source: William Hauk | The Conversation After spending seven months investigating whether China is engaged in unfair ...
Healthcare

Why mental health treatment is not an easy solution to ...

Nikolas Cruz, who was charged with 17 counts of murder in the Parkland school shooting, in February 2018. AP Photo/Mike Stocker Link to original source: Sarah L. Desmarais | The Conversation In the wake of mass shootings and other tragedies, ...
Police State

School resource officers can prevent tragedies, but training is key

Police in front of Great Mills High School, the scene of a shooting on March 20, 2018, in Great Mills, Md. Alex Brandon/AP Link to original source: Elizabeth Englander | The Conversation Despite legitimate concerns about the effects of placing ...
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Efforts by Anti-Choice Advocates to Redefine and Limit Contraception

A woman holds a sign in front of the U.S. Capitol on International Women’s Day, March 2017. Photo: Getty/Melina Mara Link to original source: Osbud Ahmed | Center for American Progress The U.S. Supreme Court’s 1973 landmark decision in Roe ...
US

‘Sabotage’ of Democracy as Trump Adds Citizenship Question to 2020 ...

“This is an attempt to racially rig the census,” argued Common Cause president Karen Hobert Flynn in a statement after the move was made public in a late-night press release by the Commerce Department. (Photo: Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images) Link ...
Politics

To Defeat NRA and Curb Gun Violence, Former Supreme Court ...

The NRA has actively twisted the meaning of the Second Amendment through aggressive propaganda campaigns, wrote retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens on Tuesday, leaving some Americans with the belief that the Founding Fathers fought for an individual right ...
Healthcare

As Trump Targets Immigrants, Elderly Brace To Lose Caregivers

Nirva (left), a Haitian immigrant living in the U.S. under Temporary Protected Status, has helped care for 96-year-old Isolina Dicenso since 2011. (Melissa Bailey/KHN) Link to original source: Melissa Bailey | California Health Line BOSTON — After back-to-back, eight-hour shifts ...
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Trump Administration Creates Census Crisis With Move to Suppress Immigrant ...

A copy of the 2010 census form. Idaho Press-Tribune, Charlie Litchfield/AP A new question about US citizenship will sabotage the census, civil rights groups say. The 2020 census will include a question about US citizenship for the first time since ...