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URL :http://www.pushback.org
Filed Under:Society & Culture / Age Groups
Posts on Regator:2171
Posts / Week:6.8
Archived Since:June 13, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Biden: Transgender Discrimination ‘The Civil Rights Issue of Our Time’

It’s not just talk. The Obama administration has implemented numerous policy changes — many with little fanfare — to help transgender Americans fight discrimination. GO ?

Hurricane Sandy A Hurdle To Voting

Hurricane Sandy did more than give the candidates a reason to soften their attacks and slow their schedules, it also put a halt to early voting in some states. GO ?

Marriage Equality On The Ballot

Advocates for LGBT rights have struggled for years to make their case and eliminate discrimination in the country's laws. Now it looks as if 2012 could be the year for victories in states around the nation. GO ?

Voter Suppression through Misinformation

Even with Voter ID laws struck down, faulty information may still keep people from voting. GO ?

Voter Suppression in the US Gets Attention from the UN

A UN partner organization will be monitoring polling booths next week to ensure fair voting processes. GO ?

Maryland DREAM Act Gets High-Profile Endorsements

The Maryland DREAM Act receives a boost with two key endorsements just a week before the Nov. 6 election. GO ?

Students of Color and Student Debt

Student debt is not a new problem, but its impact on students of color deserves much more attention. GO ?

Video: Television News Starts Covering The Link Between Climate Change And Superstorm Sandy

Media outlets are just now beginning to link Hurricane Sandy to a much larger problem. GO ?

3 Highlights From The Citizens United Senate Hearing

The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing last month entitled "The Citizens United Court and The Continuing Importance of the Voting Rights Act." Here's what you missed. GO ?

How Social Media Has Shaped the 2012 Election

More and more young people are engaging in political conversations—online. GO ?

America—The Only Developed Nation Not to Ratify the UN Bill to End Discrimination Against Women

The reluctance signals a reluctance take responsibility for the status of women's issues in this country. GO ?

To Be Young and Elected

Kesha Ram, the youngest legislator serving in Vermont, says there's nothing stopping young people from making a difference—they just need to get involved. GO ?

Party in the USA: Celebrities by Political Party

Find out who your favorite celebrity is voting for this election. GO ?

Generation Opportunity—For Who?

When NPR took a look at young people and the presidential election, but the author relied exclusively on statistics from Generation Opportunity, a group that claims to be non-partisan even though it's run by people with direct ties to conservative organizations. GO ?

Support Maryland DREAM Act Remains Strong

New poll shows a strong lead favoring in-state tuition for Maryland DREAMers GO ?

Young Environmentalists Break the Silence on Climate Change With PowerVote Campaign

Young Americans are making the pledge to vote for clean energy across the nation this fall. GO ?

DREAMer And Deferred Action Recipient Speaks Out On Activism

Pushback sits down with Maria Fernanda Cabella, a DREAMer and recipient of deferred action. GO ?

The Foreign Policy Debate That Wasn’t

The final presidential debate little for Americans to chew on. GO ?

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