The New York Times and Salon have reported that many states, as well as the National Council of State Legislatures (NCSL), have expressed concern over the accuracy of census data that results from the use of the new privacy algorithm developed by the Census Bureau to protect individuals privacy.
Miscalculations, and an unexpected victory from President Trump, have put abortion access at its most vulnerable point in decades. In a span of six months this year alone, states in the South and Midwest have passed a total of 58 restrictions. The left is on the defensive. Now it’s trying to recover.
The student loan portfolio has swelled over $1.5 trillion. Student loan forgiveness turned into a broken promise many teachers faced when accepting low-paying positions and incurring a debt some feel they were encouraged to undertake. Educators within the last decade are unable to extricate themselves despite adhering to the regulations of the forgiveness program.
Lots of rhetoric online about what happens now that President Donald J. Trump has been impeached. Well, it's a great first step, but impeachment and removal are not the same thing. Check out this cool Infographic we came across which illustrates the process. #equalityingovernment #impeachtrump #impeachment #politics #government #wethepeople See our original post at Facebook
On this critically important day before the possible impeachment of a U.S. president, we just learned from a report on Indivisible’s site that some districts are receiving 3 times as many calls _against_ impeachment than for it.
A2017 tax cut advertised to benefit poor communities has missed the mark in implementation.
The Fair Housing Act (FHA) was ratified in 1968 to ensure marginalized and minority communities have equal opportunity access to safe, stable housing. It has been the strongest protection against unjustified and discriminatory housing practices, both overt and covert. In the fifty years since the FHA was enacted, exclusionary housing policies may be more difficult to distinguish, but sadly are still in effect.
Last October, A U.S. District Court in Northern California blocked the Department of Homeland Security from terminating TPS for those from El Salvador and a handful of other countries. This act of “favoritism” has many wondering what is different about El Salvador?
In 2017, there were 330,000 kids living in high-poverty neighborhoods across Michigan. Unfortunately, kids of all races live in high-poverty neighborhoods, including 6% of white kids. But the burden is felt most by people of color.
The past week has been one of great loss as we mourn two American giants, Senator Elijah Cummings and Former Michigan Governor William Milliken.