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The hypocrisy of extremism within China

It would be in China’s best interest to satisfy the fundamental rights of all of its people, regardless of ideological preference.

It’s still far too easy for dangerous people to acquire guns

Any effort to control the acquisition of guns by criminals will be hamstrung without universal criminal background check legislation to require background checks on all sales, including private transactions.

Winning in 2020 must be the top priority for Democrats

Out of all the crises facing the United States, none of them can be properly tackled without removing Donald Trump from the White House and Republicans from power up and down the ballot.

Women are still a long way from wage parity

April 2 is Equal Pay Day, the date that marks how far into the year women must work to earn what men earned the year before.

Trump’s gag rule on doctors is a disastrous policy

We must reject the Trump-Pence administration’s attack on the nation’s family planning program and fight back against this new attempt to deny communities in Minnesota access to reproductive health care.

Omar’s commitment to human rights is heartening

We believe that Rep. Ilhan Omar’s knowledge of Central American and her own history as a refugee will assist the U.S. in developing a foreign policy that is more sensitive to human rights and more humane to refugees.