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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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Messaging This Moment: A Handbook for Progressive Communicators

The rise of Trumpism has challenged every single aspect of being for progressives and our organizations. It is, as many of us have been saying, an existential threat to everything we care about: economic justice, racial and gender equality, a livable planet and global peace. The message and narrative challenges of the moment are critical Read more

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Media Manipulation and Disinformation Online Report

Media Manipulation and Disinformation Online is a new report from Data & Society which offers comprehensive insight into why the media was vulnerable to manipulation from radicalized groups that emerged from a variety of internet subcultures in 2016. Media Manipulation and Disinformation Online points to a potentially significant shift in democratic norms, and indicates emerging Read more

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The Poor Get Prison: The Alarming Spread of the Criminalization of Poverty

This report by Karen Dolan and Jodi L. Carr summarizes the “criminalization of poverty,” filling out the true breadth and depth of this national crisis. The key elements examined are: the targeting of poor people with fines and fees for misdemeanors, and the resurgence of debtors’ prisons – the imprisonment of people unable to pay debts Read more