Tag: New Visions Commentary

An immigration report card for President Trump, by Stone Washington

An immigration report card for President Trump, by Stone Washington

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Trump has kept several of his most important campaign-trail promises President Trump’s base cares about immigration more than any other issue. Fifty-nine percent of Trump voters named “immigration” as a top-three issue in a recent Harvard/Harris poll. By comparison, just ...
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Bail Reform? It Just Causes More Crime, by Horace Cooper

Bail Reform? It Just Causes More Crime, by Horace Cooper

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An obscure organization — the Arnold Foundation — has been cheerleading a series of changes to cash bail nationwide. Its supporters claim that being required to post-bail hurts the working poor and minorities disproportionately. They also argue that in most ...
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Liberal Witch Hunt Can’t Burn the President, by Emery McClendon

Liberal Witch Hunt Can’t Burn the President, by Emery McClendon

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It’s hard to believe that the overwhelming majority of Americans — whether or not they were ever partisan — haven’t formed an opinion by now about the state of our national politics. After all, we’ve all been forced to endure ...
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Trump Administration Rule Change Ends 'Birth Tourism,' by Christopher Arps

Trump Administration Rule Change Ends ‘Birth Tourism,’ by Christopher Arps

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Trump Administration detractors often accuse the administration of issuing controversial policy directives whenever they want to deflect attention away from the latest media generated controversy. Of course, the latest media generated controversy is this sham impeachment trial in the Senate ...
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Today's Civil Rights Struggle: Religious Tolerance, by Donna Jackson

Today’s Civil Rights Struggle: Religious Tolerance, by Donna Jackson

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As we celebrate the life and accomplishments of Dr. Martin Luther King, I am convinced he would look favorably on the gains made by African Americans during the Trump administration. Today we have record low unemployment, prison reform, greater faith-based ...
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The Real Threat to Civil Rights? Trump Haters, by Donna Jackson

The Real Threat to Civil Rights? Trump Haters, by Donna Jackson

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A common criticism of President Trump is that his presidency is a threat to civil rights. It is, but not because of anything he or his supporters have said or done. The real threat to civil rights comes from the environment ...
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A Growing Economy Provides Opportunity to Move More Americans off Food Stamps, by K. Michael Conaway and Horace Cooper

A Growing Economy Provides Opportunity to Move More Americans off Food Stamps, by K. Michael Conaway and Horace Cooper

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The American economy is growing rapidly, unemployment is at historic lows and job opportunities are everywhere. We can all agree it is a terrific time for Americans looking to enter the workforce. But when the Trump administration recently finalized a ...
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Friday Night Lights, Not Fights, by Martin D. Baker

Friday Night Lights, Not Fights, by Martin D. Baker

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Having played high school football, I know trash-talking is all part of the game. Getting into the opponent’s head can give a team an advantage. Fans do their part with chants. But everything should be civil and not taken beyond ...
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No Justification for Anti-Semitic Language, by Marie A. Fischer

No Justification for Anti-Semitic Language, by Marie A. Fischer

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It’s hard to justify the term “Jewing” someone down as anything but offensive. I know. I’ve tried. A friend of mine once created an exclusive Facebook group called “Us Them Down.” We considered it satirical and somewhat safe since everyone ...
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Protect Civil Rights with Citizen-Only Voting, by Christopher Arps

Protect Civil Rights with Citizen-Only Voting, by Christopher Arps

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Although voting is an important privilege for every American, it is of particular importance to black Americans. A key part of the civil rights movement was ensuring that every citizen, regardless of race, could cast a ballot. Activists faced poll ...
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