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America Only Started Caring About the Opioid Epidemic When It Hit Suburbia

Randiesia Fletcher-Riggs, 2017-2018 Fellow. This piece first appeared in Alternet. "President Trump recently declared the opioid epidemic a public emergency. But drug abuse has been a public emergency in inner cities like Los Angeles, Detroit, and…
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Does Seattle Have the Solution for America’s Crippling Income Inequality?

Patricia Jackson, 2016-2017 Fellow. This piece first appeared in Alternet. "On July 10, 2017, the Seattle City Council unanimously passed a law taxing the rich. Individual incomes over $250,000 and $500,000 for married couples will pay a 2.25…
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History Has Already Prepared Us For Resistance, If Only We’d Listen

Patricia Jackson, 2016-2017 Fellow. This piece was first published in Alternet. "On June 22, Republicans revealed their “secret” health care plan, called the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017. Immediately, people with disabilities protested the draconian…
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