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Rekha Basu

Who Says Money In Politics Doesn’t Buy Influence?

Of course money changes how politicians will act.

February 18, 2015

Nation’s Voting Rights Laws Headed In Wrong Direction

Americans can look to our own past to see the evils of voter suppression.

January 21, 2015

Whose Values Did The Torture Program Uphold?

Why Americans must press for torturers to be held accountable.

December 17, 2014

Gun Limits Are A Key Women’s Issue

These statistics on gun violence and American women will shock you.

October 29, 2014

Elizabeth Warren Is Right: America’s Middle Class Needs A Boost

The Massachusetts senator has an important message for voters: elections matter.

October 22, 2014

Uncompromising Congress A Threat To National Security

How Tea Party dysfunction is actively putting us in danger.

October 15, 2014

Iowa Summit Serves Reminder Of Why Religion, Politics Don’t Mix

By Rekha Basu, Des Moines Register Of everything coming out of this year’s Iowa Family Leadership Summit, the fear factor is what stayed with me. It was a constant, discomfiting undercurrent, like a loose nail poking up in your shoe. It was organization President Bob Vander Plaats declaring this a time of “spiritual warfare,” and […]

August 13, 2014