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Reese: Mass Incarceration is a Form of Voter Suppression

Reese: Mass Incarceration is a Form of Voter Suppression

By Isaac Reese

July 21, 2019

  It is no secret that the United States federal government — as well as state governments across the country — has a history of implementing laws to prevent communities of color from exercising their right to vote. Mass incarceration conceived by the War on Drugs is another tactic to suppress the vote of thousands of people long after their prison sent...

Edwards: The Manipulative Motive Behind a Census Citizenship Question

Edwards: The Manipulative Motive Behind a Census Citizenship Question

By Sheely Edwards

July 15, 2019

  In preparation for the decennial census, the Federal Government has to prepare and print more than 1.5 billion sheets of paper to be mailed out in 2020. Printing begins six months early in order to ensure that the questionnaire is ready in time. So far, it seems that the Trump administration has m...

Alvarado: The Senate Does Not Reflect the American Public

Alvarado: The Senate Does Not Reflect the American Public

By Andrea Alvarado

November 21, 2018

  The United States Congress is a complex, confounding and controversial creature. This branch of government appeared to hold a special place in the hearts the Founding Fathers, who dedicated the entire Article I of the Constitution to a detailed definition of the powers and responsibilities...

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