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Students demonstrated for sensible gun laws after the massacre at Florida's Stoneman Douglas High School

Wisdom Beyond Their Years

February 26, 2018

Americans who’ve given up on our democracy should take a lesson from the outpouring of student activism following the massacre at Florida’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

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Future of Public Worker Unions On the Line In the Supreme Court

February 26, 2018

The Supreme Court is hearing a relatively little noticed case this morning that raises important questions about the breadth of the Constitution’s guarantee of freedom of speech and has huge implications for the future of public employee unions.

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