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Closing Democracy’s Window

A May 2017 Pew Research Center poll shows that public trust in the government is near historic lows. Only 18% of Americans today say they can trust the government in Washington to do what is right. At the same time, our leaders in the White House and Congress are increasingly secretive about their practices. To Read more

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Closing Democracy’s Window

To document the way transparency and openness developments unfolded during the first year of the Trump administration, Closing Democracy’s Window offers a snapshot of transparency and openness in the White House, the Environmental Protection Agency, the Department of Justice, and the Department of Homeland Security; agencies selected for their high profile and their impact on Read more

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Widening the Immigration Frame for Authentic Solidarity

“Listing the sorts of questions that would be asked of green card applicants , Donald Trump’s senior policy advisor Stephen Miller focused on three: “Does the applicant speak English? Can they support themselves and their families financially? Do they have a skill that will add to the U.S. economy? Are they being Read more

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Out of Struggle: Strengthening and expanding movement journalism in the U.S. South

Project South’s “Out of Struggle: Strengthening and Expanding Movement Journalism in the U.S. South” explores how journalism can meet the information needs of communities under attack in an increasingly dangerous political environment. The scope of the report includes: Historic precedents and recent examples of journalism and social movements working in tandem to intervene on injustice Read more