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Transparency, Democracy, and Trump's Taxes

April 10, 2017
President Trump’s refusal to disclose his tax returns breaks with decades of precedent and leaves the American people in the dark about his potential business ties with foreign adversaries like Russia and how his Administration’s policies might benefit his bottom line at the expense of the rest of...
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The threat from hackers is real. What can you do about it?

April 6, 2017
I don't know about you, but the past year has been a real wake up call for me about the importance of digital security. I used to think of hackers as bored teenagers showing off for their friends, or scammers sending viruses and spam to people by the millions. But today's online outlaws are much...
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MomsRising Statement on Removal of Steve Bannon From the National Security Council

April 5, 2017
Stephen Bannon has a history of promoting anti-semitism, sexism, homophobia, Islamophobia, transphobia and white supremacy - and has dedicated his life to dividing Americans. He was wholly unfit to serve on the National Security Council and his removal from the council makes us all safer. For...
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Human Needs Report: Advocates' defeat ACA repeal bill, FY17 & FY18 spending work, Supreme Court confirmation and more

April 3, 2017
The Coalition on Human Needs just released our latest edition of the Human Needs Report. Read on for articles on advocates' work to defeat the ACA repeal bill, FY17 & FY18 budget and appropriations work, a Supreme Court confirmation vote and more.
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Head Smacker: Trump wrongly claims corporate taxes are too high

March 29, 2017
President Trump’s address to Congress last month gave us in the human needs community much to smack our heads about. As the Coalition on Human Needs' Debbie Weinstein noted in this piece about Trump’s false promises, he promised better health care while working to repeal the ACA; thanks in part to...
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#WePersist! Terrible U.S. House health care bill pulled from the floor!

March 27, 2017
We persisted—and it worked! We just won a major health care battle! Help keep this momentum going: GIVE NOW to help us keep the fight to protect health care going strong! The U.S. House just pulled the incredibly destructive...
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BREAKING: U.S. House will vote to take health care away from 24 million people.

March 24, 2017
It’s time to double down to help protect health care for 24 million people. The vote is scheduled to happen within hours. **Can you make a quick call to your U.S. Representative NOW and tell them: Vote “No!” for the American Health Care Act (AHCA) that would strip health care from millions? Use our...
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5 Ways to Stay Woke and Engaged Politically

March 23, 2017
It has been reported that the Trump presidency has inspired hundreds of thousands of people to become politically active , as if Americans have been hibernating. In this political climate, one thing has become very evident, President Trump has woken the sleeping bear. Large numbers of voters on...
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Quick Action: Raise your voice for health care!

March 23, 2017
Our voices are making a difference! The U.S. House was scheduled to vote tonight on the hugely harmful American Health Care Act (AHCA), but had to cancel the vote in no small part due to the amount of public outrage about the bill! You are being heard! We can’t let up! We need you to continue to...
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Early Education Teachers Deserve More

March 22, 2017
My three year old has been going to full time day care for over one and half year so all topics and issues relating to early childhood education and the teachers who form an integral part of it interest me tremendously. The other day I overheard a child care provider explaining how stressed she was...
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