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Aidan Smith

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Aidan Smith is a Senior Advisor at Data for Progress, a progressive think tank. His research focuses on issue areas such as federal personnel, competition policy, and automatic voter registration.


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State Lawmakers Must Act to Save Democracy From GOP Attacks

Our democracy is at its most vulnerable in decades with safeguards to protect voting rights and prevent partisan gerrymandering continuing to crumble, especially at the state level.

Andrew Hong ·


The Era of 'Self-Oversight' Is Over: Only Antitrust Can Rein In Facebook

The cold, hard truth of the matter is that Facebook is not going to change until the core issue at hand is addressed: The company's monopoly power.

Aidan Smith ·


The Big Tech Antitrust Battle Is A Fight For Democracy

There's a serious possibility that Big Tech's scorched Earth campaign to stop anything akin to real industry oversight or reform will end up working.

Aidan Smith ·


Through Vigilant Organizing, Progressives Secure Representation in the Biden Administration

Make no mistake, these appointments matter—these individuals will be shaping and informing policy decisions at the highest levels of government, affecting millions of lives in the process.

Aidan Smith ·

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