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How the embassy move widens the partisan divide over Israel

Maha Nassar, 2017-2018 Fellow. This piece was first published by The Hill. "It was fitting that evangelical pastors John Hagee and Robert Jeffress participated in the ceremony marking the U.S. embassy move to Jerusalem."
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Trump’s TPS decision undercuts US goals in Honduras

Elizabeth Oglesby, 2017-2018 Fellow.  This piece was first published in the The Hill. “The Trump administration announced on May 4 it was ending Temporary Protected Status for more than 50,000 Hondurans who have been allowed to…
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Guatamala Shows why the CIA Must be Held Accountable for Terrorism

Elizabeth Oglesby, 2017-2018 Fellow.  This piece was first published in the The Hill. "Gina Haspel's nomination for CIA chief has reignited debate over accountability for torture. A bi-partisan group of Senators, including John McCain (R-Ariz.), is demanding greater transparency from…
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Children in charter schools shouldn’t go hungry

Eve Rifkin, 2017-2018 Fellow.  This piece was first published in The Hill.  "A heartbreaking story of the seven-year-old girl in Texas has gone viral. During a class exercise in which she and her classmates were told to write a…
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The tax bill endangers millions of lives

Rachel E. Gallery, 2017-2018 Fellow. This piece was first published in The Hill. "The tax bill will either cut or reduce the tax credit for companies developing drugs for rare diseases. Approximately one in 10 Americans has…
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As tech firms enter hearing aid market, FDA must protect consumers

Judy L. Huch, Aud, 2017-2018 Fellow. This piece was published in The Hill.  "The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has started consulting with hearing experts and associations as it begins creating regulations for new over-the-counter hearing aids. Having worked…
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The US doesn’t need to spend $2 billion a year detaining immigrants

Melanie Gleason, 2017-2018 Fellow. This piece first appeared in The Hill. "I recently visited my asylum-seeking client in solitary confinement at the Eloy Detention Center in southern Arizona — where she has been detained for more…
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White fragility will not protect you from accountability

Michele Pitot. 2016-2017 Fellow. This piece was first published in The Hill. "Why is anyone surprised that Bill Maher would use the phrase “house n----” without a second thought? An opinionated, empowered white man who has…
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Rural America left out of Trump’s water infrastructure plan

Andrea K. Gerlak. 2016-2017 Fellow. This piece was first published in The Hill. "President Trump recently unveiled his infrastructure plan but it did little to address the water crisis in rural America. While the poor condition…
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Sanctuary cities are not breaking the law, but Trump is

Negar Katirai, 2016-2017 Fellow. This piece was first published in The Hill. "Shortly after signing his January 25, 2017, executive order threatening to cut federal funding to so-called sanctuary cities, President Trump said he was willing to…
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