Despite roadblocks, the “Squad” has pushed progressive legislation, scrutinized the powerful, and changed the conversation around who gets to hold political power.
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Democrats don’t seem too worried about the current Republican war on voting rights. They should be.
Despite harsh, discriminatory conditions, countless deaf women fought with brilliance and dedication for personal and professional recognition, including for the right to vote.
Instead of insisting on superlatives amidst spiking inequalities and insurgent fascism, we should be striving toward policies that are socially responsible and work to establish decent baselines.
With one political party standing in support of a violent insurrection, we need better solutions than just “reconciliation.”
Not if it sends a message to future presidents.
The U.S. finds itself in a different place and time than postwar Germany, but the challenge is similar.