Articles from Institute for Policy Studies

Racism is Literally Killing African-American Mothers

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At first glance, tennis star Serena Williams and the late activist Erica Garner don’t have much in common. They lived different lives on different ends of the socioeconomic spectrum.

I’m an Eagle Scout, and I Don’t Want Pipelines in My Wilderness

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I’m an Eagle Scout from Virginia.

Troop 149, an enthusiastic and lively troop from Arlington, made me the person I am today. Being a member of Troop 149 meant a lot of things, but most importantly it meant incredible outdoor expeditions on the Appalachian Trail.

Trump Hates the Poor

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On Monday, President Trump released his vision for America’s budget.

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