Getting Ready for Conference on Regulation as Social Justice

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By James Goodwin, Center for Progressive Reform Next Wednesday, June 5, CPR is hosting a first-of-its-kind conference on Regulation as Social Justice: Empowering People Through Public Protections, which will bring together a diverse group of several dozen advocates working to advance social...
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Trump Continues His Assault on the Transgender Community with More Backward Policies

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By Tori Slatton, People For the American Way Related PFAW Joins Coalition of Activists on Capitol Hill to Rally Against the Transgender Military Ban Since the 2016 election, President Trump and his administration have systematically targeted our most vulnerable populations to score political...
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World No Tobacco Day Should Include E-Cigarettes

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By American Lung Association Today—World No Tobacco Day on May 31—is an annual reminder about the dangers of tobacco, the world’s leading cause of preventable death and disease. Cigarette smoking harms nearly every organ of the body, and smokers are at greater risk for lung disease,...
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It’s National Heat Awareness Day—Let’s Protect Farmworkers from Extreme Heat

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By Rafter Ferguson, Union of Concerned Scientists The last Friday in May is National Heat Awareness Day. For those of us in parts of the country where summer has already arrived like a sack of bricks, you might be thinking “Don’t remind me!” I know that here in DC, my short...
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Why We Need the Inclusive Prosperity Act

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By Lane Hagar, Public Citizen When the reckless and greedy practices of Wall Street financial institutions brought the economy crashing down in 2008, it was the American middle class that bailed them out. Wall Street is not only surviving now; it is thriving after costing Americans over 19...
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