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Small Business Owners Are More Progressive than the U.S. Supreme Court Thinks Article
Rev. Bruce Prescott speaks during a vigil outside a Hobby Lobby store in Edmond, Oklahoma, on June 30, 2014, in opposition to the U.S. Supreme Court's <i>Burwell v. Hobby Lobby</i> decision. (AP/Sue Ogrocki)

Small Business Owners Are More Progressive than the U.S. Supreme Court Thinks

As the U.S. Supreme Court’s Burwell v. Hobby Lobby ruling becomes the law of the land, small business owners show just how unnecessary the religious accommodations for contraceptive insurance are.

Julisa McCoy, Donna Barry

Infographic: An Interfaith Call for Climate Action Article

Infographic: An Interfaith Call for Climate Action

Americans from diverse faith traditions are responding to the threat of climate change and working to protect the environment, its inhabitants, and its resources.

Lauren Kokum

When Words Are Used as Weapons Article
Conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh talks with other guests at a White House event on January 13, 2009. (AP/Ron Edmonds)

When Words Are Used as Weapons

While the importance of free speech cannot be understated, the amount of negativity we observe and consume on a daily basis threatens to undermine the quality of civic life.

Sam Fulwood III

Fear, Inc. 2.0 Report
A sign opposing the proposed Park51 community center near ground zero is seen in New York. (AP/Matt Rourke)

Fear, Inc. 2.0

An examination of the Islamophobia network’s efforts to spread misinformation and propaganda about Islam and American Muslims in the United States.

Matthew Duss, Yasmine Taeb, Ken Gude, 1 More Ken Sofer

Public Supports Increased Spending in Key Areas Article
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Public Supports Increased Spending in Key Areas

Conservatives may be allergic to spending on the unemployed and our social needs but the public clearly is not.

Ruy Teixeira

2 Things the Public Wants Policymakers to Remember Article
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2 Things the Public Wants Policymakers to Remember

Americans think it’s time to raise taxes on the rich, and they don’t want to raise the Medicare eligibility age.

Ruy Teixeira

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