“Throwing out preclearance when it has worked and is continuing to work to stop discriminatory changes is like throwing away your umbrella in a rainstorm because you are not getting wet.” Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Shelby County v. Holder (2013).
Today, we at the Center for Media and Democracy mourn the murder of George Floyd at the knee of the state.
Amazon, DonorBox, and Stripe are among the well-known companies that are helping white nationalist and neo-Nazi groups sell goods and raise money, increasing the likelihood that more hate crimes inspired by their ideas will occur.
The bigoted nonprofits that wealthy conservatives fund through DonorsTrust include some that the Southern Poverty Law Center identifies as hate groups.
The U.S. Department of Education awarded Colorado $46 million under the Charter Schools Program partly because charters can fire teachers at will, documents show.
As Congress stands poised to increase the funding for charter schools, CMD has uncovered that there are federal investigations underway into closed schools and suspected waste and mismanagement.
This week, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker got tripped up by the truth.
In addition to unprecedented budget cuts to the University of Wisconsin System, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker struck "the search for truth" and the Wisconsin Idea from the university's mission statement in his executive budget bill unveiled last night.
The Mall of America's response to Black Lives Matter protests highlight important questions about free speech in an era of privatized public spaces.
Migrant mothers and their young children detained at the border are being denied an opportunity to be released on bond, because of 9/11.