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Inside this week’s issue:
- The Other America, 2012: Confronting the Poverty Epidemic: To restore the American Dream for the 99 percent, we must first bring the “invisible poor” out of the shadows.
- A Fight Bigger Than ALEC: As campaigns against the right-wing group continue, we must fight its sabotaging of voting rights across the country.
- What Teachers Want: New studies show that many teachers are unhappy in their jobs—and in this climate of austerity, it’s no wonder.
- Defending Israel (and Waiting for a Miracle): American Jews could play a useful role in aiding our Israeli cousins to see that they are destroying what was noble about their country. Why won’t they?
- Will People Power Defeat Scott Walker and His Cronies? The protests in Wisconsin have inspired a new generation of candidates—and they’re winning.
- New Rules Mean New Hardship for Poultry Workers: The USDA proposes to increase line speed in poultry plants, but the debate is only about food safety. What about the workers?
A major development in the fight against the American Legislative Exchange Council Today:
Pressured by watchdog groups, civil rights organizations and a growing national movement for accountable lawmaking, the American Legislative Exchange Council announced Tuesday that it was disbanding the task force that has been responsible for advancing controversial Voter ID and “Stand Your Ground” laws.