SOURCE: Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel
Hourlong Wisconsin Legislative Debate over "Critical Race Theory" and Teaching History
"Teachers do not deliberately set out to make students feel bad about themselves. The problem this bill seems to identify, that Wisconsin's teachers intentionally or otherwise want to make students feel bad, is simply not real," said Jeremy Stoddard, a University of Wisconsin-Madison curriculum and instruction professor.
SOURCE: The Week
Democrats are getting Chuck Grassleyed
The Senate negotiations over the Affordable Care Act and the 2009 Recovery Act are not ancient history. It remains to be seen if Senate Democrats can learn from them.
SOURCE: The Hill
House Democrat Introduces Bill To Replace Confederate Monuments Nationwide
Rep. Bobby Rush's legislation would create a National Park Service program to speed the removal of Confederate monuments across the country.
Sick Leave Provisions in the COVID Relief Bill Were Historic. That's the Problem.
by Vicki Shabo
It is well past time for lawmakers to provide permanent paid sick days protections, so that no one is forced to work sick, risk their paycheck or risk their job.
SOURCE: The Atlantic
We Can Finally See the Real Source of Washington Gridlock
by Adam Serwer
Washington gridlock stems from the ideological conviction, held by much of the Republican Party, that the Democratic Party is inherently illegitimate and has no right to govern.
SOURCE: Washington Post
It’s time to do away with laws enforcing triumphal national histories
by Matthew Lenoe
Such ‘memory laws’ have become weapons for right-wing nationalists.
Cory Booker to introduce reparations commission bill in the Senate
The bill, originally introduced by former Rep. John Conyers of Michigan and currently sponsored in the House by Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee of Texas, has emerged as a key issue for 2020 Democrats.
SOURCE: The Los Angeles Times
President Trump again falsely claims he's signed more bills than any president
An analysis by GovTrack, a website that tracks bills in Congress, shows that Trump has signed the fewest bills into law at this point than any president in more than 60 years, back to Dwight D. Eisenhower.
SOURCE: The Washington Post
Secrecy in the Senate
by Katlyn Marie Carter
To the framers, working in secret was meant to deliver enlightened legislation.
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