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House Prepares To Vote On Infrastructure And Spending Bills

Democrats Need to Stop Acting Scared, Stop Scaling Back Build Back Better, and Pass the Bill Right Now

The Democrats' main vulnerability right now is that voters simply have no idea they're trying to do popular things.
Glasgow, UK - February 2nd 2020- Extinction Rebellion Protest

Fossil Fueled Foreign Policy: Why COP26 Flopped

Western observers want to blame India for the failure of the UN climate talks. Not so fast.
president of the Republic of Honduras Juan Orlando Hernández during a speech

Ending Latin America’s Sewage Decade

The victory of Xiomara Castro in Honduras is a sign that region is ready to exit its lost decade.
person hoarding covid-19 vaccines while the other suffers

Greed Is Prolonging the Pandemic

The longer it takes the world to get vaccinated, the more variants we’ll see.
protester holds a sign in opposition of voter suppression and prison gerrymandering

Prison Gerrymandering: The Modern ‘Three-Fifths Compromise'

Prison gerrymandering inflates the political representation of districts that host prisons — without any say from the people inside them.
hundred dollar bills

What’s That ‘Surtax’ Doing in Build Back Better?

Congress may soon be delivering America’s awesomely affluent an unpleasant tax-time surprise.
Members of OFRANEH at Sheridan Circle, Washington, D.C. (Institute for Policy Studies | Flickr)

De pie con defensoras y defensores de territorio hondureños en Washington, D.C.

Este año, IPS honró a las defensoras y los defensores de territorio hondureños Afro-Indígenas, OFRANEH, con nuestro Premio Internacional LM de Derechos Humanos. Todavía estamos celebrando su resistencia.
Immigrants Are Essential Campaign Demands That Congress Pay, Protect, And Honor Immigrant Essential Workers

Temporary Relief for Millions of Essential Immigrant Workers Could Be a Reality — Fingers Crossed

Immigrant rights advocates continue to pressure elected officials to make good on their campaign promises for a pathway to citizenship.

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