In responding to the scourge of white supremacist violence, Congress should not harm the very communities it's trying to protect. On September 4, 2019, the Arab American Institute joined the ACLU, Brennan Center for Justice, Color of Change, Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Muslim Advocates, South Asian Americans...
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Washington Watch- Addressing Those Who Have Been Fooled
by James Zogby in Washington Watch
It was more than a century and a half ago that Abraham Lincoln told us, "You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you cannot fool all of the people all of the time." While the wisdom behind these words is clear, what has long confounded me is, quite simply, "why can some folks be fooled all the time?" Continue Reading....
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