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A Frenzied Legislative Crackdown on Civil Rights

I’m seeing a flurry of bills that limit protest: Resisting arrest can now be considered a hate crime in Louisiana Republicans pass bill to charge demonstrators for police overtime costs North Carolina Republican proposes legislation that would ban people from

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Financial Sector Complains Politicians not Doing Their Job

Today’s NYTimes reports that “one longtime money manager … was disappointed that members of Congress … had not come out swinging for an industry that donates heavily to their campaigns. ‘They need to understand who their constituency is,’ he said.”

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