DACA Survives at SCOTUS

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By Daniel Costa, Economic Policy Institute Almost eight years to the day after President Obama announced his Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals initiative, better known as DACA, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) has issued a decision in Department of Homeland Security et. al....
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Sweetened With What? Lack of Transparency and Misleading Claims Make Reducing Added Sugars Confusing

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By Sally Greenberg, National Consumers League Many of us are probably trying to heed the advice of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to reduce our consumption of added sugars. FDA has made “Added Sugars” content per serving a mandatory line on the Nutrition Facts label and has...
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Climate Scientists Confront a Culture of Fear and Self-Censorship in Government Agencies

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By Maria Caffrey, Union of Concerned Scientists This week I was quoted in an article from the New York Times (NYT) about the war on climate science and what those within our federal agencies are doing (or not doing) to protect the science from censorship. It is an excellent article and well...
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As COVID-19 Cases Rise in States That Rushed to Reopen, NELP Urges States to Protect All Workers and Prioritize Workers of Color

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By Rebecca Dixon, National Employment Law Project The National Employment Law Project urges state and local governments to protect the health, safety, and economic stability of underpaid and unemployed workers in their response to the COVID-19 pandemic—both during the crisis and in the ensuing...
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