Erika Eichelberger

Erika Eichelberger is a senior editorial fellow at Mother Jones.

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Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 8:30am
How the Republicans are Trying to Make the Rich Even Richer
If Tax Day fills you with dread and anger, that's not irrational — at least not if you're poor or middle class. The United States tax code is so warped, so skewed in favor of the wealthy, that it is in effect hastening the arrival of the new Gilded Age. Since the middle of the last century,...
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Thursday, April 18, 2013 - 2:34pm
Violence on the Home Front
Since the Newtown massacre, visions of unfathomable crazy mass killers and armed strangers in the night have colonized the American mind. Proposed laws have been drawn up that would keep potential mass murderers from getting their hands on assault weapons and high-capacity clips, or that would stop hardened criminals from buying guns.
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Friday, January 4, 2013 - 3:01pm
Blocking VAWA, GOP Keeps Up the War on Women
Interstate 5 runs down the middle of California’s San Joaquin Valley for hundreds of miles. On either side are dusty rows of almond, peach and orange trees. In the summer, the ground is tan and dry. Telephone poles measure out the time for passing cars, their sagging power lines scalloping out to a vanishing point on the horizon. Somewhere almost halfway from San Francisco to Los Angeles is a town called Huron.
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