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Illinois Congressmen Join House Democrats As They Sit-In For Gun Control Legislation (UPDATED)

Progress Illinois; June 22, 2016

Wide-Ranging Interfaith Coalition Backs ‘Freedom of Religion’ Bill To Stop Trump Ban On Muslims

Wilson Dizard, Mondoweiss; May 12, 2016

Why Better Abortion Access Makes Women Richer

Catie L'Heureux; New York Magazine, April 27, 2016

Lack of access to abortion leaves women in poverty

Mary O'Hara; The Guardian, April 27, 2016

24 Organizations Call on Major Tech Companies to Refrain From Supporting Bigoted Political Party Conventions

National Iranian American Council, April 25, 2016

24 Diverse Civil Rights and Faith Groups Call on Major Technology Companies to Refrain From Supporting Bigoted Political Party Conventions

Fatima Khan, Muslim Advocates, April 20, 2016

It’s Time to Talk About How Economic Security Affects Reproductive Health Access

Kierra Johnson, URGE; InsideSources, April 17, 2016

69 Leading Civil Rights, Advocacy, And Faith Organizations Call Out Hateful Rhetoric In Wake Of Belgium,Turkey Tragedies

Media Matters for America; March 25, 2016

Progressive coalition to Senate: Do Your Job

Wisconsin Gazette, March 21, 2016

Honduras. Piden a EE.UU. que pare hidroeléctrica el territorio Lenca

Kaosenlared, March 13, 2016

Message from Progressive Congress Summit: “Seize the Moment”

OSI Baltimore, Baltimore Justice Report, February 12, 2016

FAA funding hearing highlights disagreements over privatization

AOPA Pilot, February 10, 2016

These Members of Congress Say They Will Confront Racial Inequality in America

Colorlines, February 8, 2016

U.S. Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman Named Best "Progressive Freshman" in Congress

TAPinto.net, February 6, 2016

Congressional Progressive Caucus Members Gather For A Summit On Racial Inequality

Huffington Post, February 5, 2016

FAA Overhaul Bill Stirs Uproar

The Wall Street Journal, February 2, 2016

Opposition launched against privatizing air-traffic control

USA TODAY, January 26, 2016

Advocacy Groups Form Coalition To Oppose ATC 'Privatization'

Aviation International News, January 26, 2016

Coalition formed against air traffic control privatization

Travel Weekly, January 26, 2016

Congresswoman Barbara Lee Adds Trumpet Award to Her Glowing Resume

Social Justice solutions, January 11, 2016

Organizaciones Exigen Un Alto a Las Redadas y Cambios en la Política Estadounidense Hacia Centroamérica

Guatemala Human Rights Commission, January 8, 2016

(READ IN ENGLISH: Stop the Raids and Focus Instead on U.S. Policy Toward Central America)

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COngress Must Move Beyond Partisan Politics and Act on Zika

Dr. Gabriela Lemus, THe Hill

August 15, 2016

Also Featured On: CommonDreams, and others

 

Expand Social Security, find ways to ensure its growth

Olivia Alperstein, The Orlando Sentinel

May 24, 2016

 

 

 

 

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The United States of Flint

Olivia Alperstein, Otherwords

April 6, 2016

 

 

 

On the Eve of Purim, Let's Not Condemn All Muslims

Olivia Alperstein, DailyKos

March 23, 2016

 

 

 

 

All College Should Be Debt-Free

Olivia Alperstein, InsideSources

March 4, 2016

 

 

 

 

 

Flint, MI Water Crisis Is Proof Positive That We Need Better Infrastructure and a Progressive Budget

Olivia Alperstein, DailyKos

March 3, 2016

 

 

 

 

 

Today's Supreme Court Case Will Determine Whether Millions of Women Can Access                 Abortion

Olivia Alperstein, DailyKos

March 2, 2016

 

Real Feminists Don’t Tell Women How to Vote

Olivia Alperstein, OtherWords

February 24, 2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

You've Got to Be Carefully Taught

Olivia Alperstein, Otherwords                          January 20, 2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

Let’s Finish What Martin Luther King, Jr. Started

olivia alperstein, Medium                              January 19, 2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fear-mongering hurts us all

olivia alperstein, otherwords                 december 16, 2015

Also Featured On: Floyd County (KY) Times, Juan Cole, Times Republican, and 5 others

 

 

 

Minimum Wage Is Not           a Livable Wage

olivia alperstein, Common Dreams    December 11, 2015

Also Featured On: TruthDig, Manchester Sun Times, Stars Hollow Gazette, and 10 others

 

 

 

Refugees Are As American As Baseball

olivia alperstein, otherwords                      december 2, 2015

Also featured on: Eastern Group Publications (Group of 12 publications across Eastern Seaboard), Decatur (GA) Daily Democrat, Times Republican, and 10 others

 

 

 

 

Founders Didn’t Intend to Protect Hate Speech When They Wrote the First Amendment

olivia alperstein, Insidesources                       November 21, 2015

Also Featured On: The Philadelphia Enquirer, Austin (TX) American Statesman, The Las Vegas Sun, and 12 others

 

 

 

Severing the 'Gordian Knot':                                     Defying Conventional     Wisdom and Reversing         Current Trade Policy

Gabriela Lemus, Huffington Post              June 2, 2015

 

Reality Check:                     Latino Voters Just Aren't That Into You

Gabriela Lemus, Huffington Post       october 22, 2014

Also Featured On: News Taco

 

 

 

 

 

Militarization of Police in America – what does it mean for the nation?

Gabriela Lemus, Blue nation review
august 19, 2014

Also Featured On: News Taco

 

 

 

Shadow GOP Spending Big on Outreach to Latinos

Gabriela Lemus, News Taco                            August 12, 2014

 

 

 

 

Unfinished Business: House GOP Uses Children as Scapegoats

Gabriela Lemus, Blue nation review
august 4, 2014


 

 

 

 

Welcoming the First Latino Supreme Court Justice

Gabriela Lemus, Huffington Post             June 27, 2009

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