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What Will Trump’s Declaration on Jerusalem Mean to Palestinians?

Maha Nassar, 2017-2018 Fellow. This piece was first published by The Conversation. "When President Donald Trump on Dec. 5 recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, he not only effectively endorsed Israel’s de facto annexation of…
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President Trump’s Slur Against American Indians

Noshene Ranjbar, 2017-2018 Fellow. This piece first appeared in Scientific American. "As a child and adolescent psychiatrist, I have had the honor of working closely with the Lakota community on the Pine Ridge and Rosebud Indian…
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Airstrikes on Syria Are the Latest Reason We Need to Start Learning Peace

Patricia Jackson, 2016-2017 Fellow. This piece was first published in Truthout. "My childhood began in World War II, my teenage years framed by the Korean War and the Cold War. My friends and I grew up under…
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Civil asset forfeiture: Fund public defenders instead of the police

Jennifer Earl, 2016-2017 Fellow. This piece was first published in The Hill.  "At a recent meeting with law enforcement, Donald Trump suggested ruining the career of an unnamed Texas legislator who had allegedly proposed eliminating civil…
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It’s not just Trump’s Cabinet but Congress lacks diversity

Patricia MacCorquodale, 2016-2017 Fellow. This piece was first published in The Hill.  "Throughout my childhood and adolescence, I vividly remember the election of women to the U.S. Senate because there were so few..."
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What We Need Is More Ideas and Less Ideology

Tricia Serio (2015-2016 Fellow) and Allison M. Vaillancourt. This piece was first published in the Huffington Post. "Last week, the moderators of the Republican debate showed video clips of Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio discussing their…
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Sarah Smallhouse and Si Schorr: Why the Arizona Legislature is a hothouse for odd laws

Sarah Smallhouse-2013-2014 Fellow. This piece was first published in The Arizona Daily Star. “Here’s the real “deal”: Arizona is, as confirmed by recent polling, far more moderate and politically balanced than generally reported. Congressional seats are…
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