Grass-roots groups across the country have been organizing and working to fundamentally change the conditions that disenfranchise so many Americans, poor and nonpoor alike. They would do well to use “Invisible Americans” as a launching point.
While we most commonly see the phrase “witch hunt” today thanks to Trump’s false claim that he is a victim of one, we must learn that the real lesson of the witch hunts in 2020 is that attempting to solve complex problems with easy certitude is dangerous, especially when the costs of the solution are borne by others.
Missouri could use the money saved by these bills for schools instead of prison. Providing probation for parents convicted of nonviolent offenses is an investment in Missouri’s children.
Suspend the Trump Organization, propose it for debarment, and allow the company’s executives to demonstrate that it is a “responsible contractor” the government should do business with.
The Hong Kong government’s failure to improve livelihoods and the international community’s apathy are both shameful. Hongkongers deserve better.