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  • Bloody Masks and Fevers on Shift: Immigrant Workers Face Abuse in Nebraska Meatpacking Plant November 23, 2020
    Last spring, as people across the globe raced to shut themselves indoors and shelter away from the threat of COVID-19, meatpacking workers in America suddenly found themselves exposed, vulnerable, and directly at the front line of the disease’s spread. By early April, the coronavirus was tearing through plants in states like Iowa, South Dakota, Texas, and Ne […]
    Ashoka Mukpo
  • New Court, New President: What’s Next for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties November 20, 2020
    As of now, we know the status of two of the three branches of the federal government. We have President-elect Joe Biden in the executive, and an even more conservative majority in the Supreme Court with the appointment of Justice Amy Coney Barrett. The future of Congress is still unknown as we await the results of two runoffs in Georgia that could hand contr […]
  • To Protect Black Trans Lives, Decriminalize Sex Work November 20, 2020
    Like pretty much everything in 2020, Trans Day of Remembrance is going to be different this year. It’s going virtual. But one thing that hasn’t changed is that transgender people are still being murdered for who we are. The list of names keeps growing. This year is the deadliest ever, and it isn’t even over yet. Thirty-seven trans people have been killed sin […]
    Kaniya Walker
  • Trump’s Last-Ditch Census Move Could Shape the Electoral Map for the Next Decade November 20, 2020
    Trump’s days as president are coming to an end, but his efforts to weaponize the census continue — and could impact our democracy for the next decade. We’re going to the Supreme Court on Nov. 30 to make sure that doesn’t happen. If the census fight feels like a case of déjà vu, there’s a good reason. We already took the Trump administration to court to block […]
    Dale Ho
  • Remembrance, Resilience, and Response: Addressing An Epidemic of Violence Against Trans and Non-Binary People November 19, 2020
    Each year on Nov. 20, Trans Day of Remembrance (TDOR) gives us an opportunity to remember and honor the trans and non-binary people who have been killed at the hands of transphobic and transmisogynistic violence. In 2020, over 350 trans and non-binary people have been killed around the world, the large marjority of whom were trans women and trans feminine pe […]
    Spencer Garcia


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