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Karen Dolan

Karen Dolan

Karen Dolan is a fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies and directs the Criminalization of Poverty project there. She is author of "The Poor Get Prison: The Alarming Spread of the Criminalization of Poverty.


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Historic Relief for American Families Is On Its Way to Your Bank Account

If you're a parent, odds are you'll be getting a direct deposit very soon.

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Biden Deserves Praise for Going Big and Bold on the Economy. Let's Push Him to Go Bigger and Bolder

Our job is to make sure he understands where he falls short—so we can make maximum use of what may well be a once-in-a generation chance to build a truly equitable society.

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A Winning Strategy for Joe Biden: Raise the Wage and Tax the Rich

Despite our sharp divisions, a majority of Americans are united behind many policies to combat poverty and reduce inequality.

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This Is an Emergency: Americans Need Relief, and Trump Is Standing in the Way

The president just benefited from lifesaving, taxpayer-funded measures. He has no business blocking Americans from getting the same.

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The Fight for Equality Just Won a Huge Victory

There’s a lot of bad news out there, but I hope we’ll celebrate amid the pain.

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US Kids Shouldn't Go to School Hungry

One might wonder why politicians would want to literally take healthy food out of the mouths of hungry school children

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Our Kids Shouldn't Go to School Hungry

At the very least they deserve access to hot and nutritious meals. It's a moral imperative.

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All I Want for Mother’s Day Is Equality for My Child

My child has fought her whole life for her right to exist. This administration wants to take that away.

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