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The Rise of the Private Police

Amelia Pollard The American Prospect
In South Africa, private security companies have eclipsed the police force, threatening the state’s democratic authority and replicating apartheid-era racial inequality. Is the U.S. next?

The Redistricting Landscape, 2021–22

Michael Li Brennan Center for Justice
Political, legal, and demographic changes, along with census delays, will shape the fight for fair maps and representation.

The Fight for $15 Is Looking Good

Harold Meyerson The American Prospect
The CBO finds that the raise would boost the incomes of 17 million Americans, and most probably 27 million Americans—that is, close to a fifth of the entire American workforce.

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What the Workplace Will Look Like Under a Biden White House

Eleanor Mueller Politico
“There’s a litany of things the Trump administration has done that we have to undo,” said Rep. Andy Levin (D-Mich.), who serves on the House Education and Labor Committee and is a top contender for labor secretary in the Biden administrtation.
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