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Civil Rights Today: The Landmark Case of Adkins et. al. v. Morgan Stanley

On Monday, the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit against Morgan Stanley in what may become the most important civil rights case in a generation.  If successful, the implications of this suit are profound and the impact could be staggering, both in addressing the damages suffered by devastated communities as a result of predatory […]

After an intense and shameful week of poorly dealing with ex-USDA worker Shirley Sherrod and issues of race, the country is left trying to make sense of where we are and why issues of race seem so hard and intractable.  There have been many editorials and stories – many of them very thoughtful.  There are […]

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Emphasis 'Reinvestment' in the ARRA

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The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act – known as the stimulus – is one of the largest public investments of our time, pumping hundreds of billions of dollars into creating and saving jobs, repairing and building new infrastructure, and modernizing the health care system. But is it working? Tim Fernholz, writing for the American Prospect, […]

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