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Shahid Buttar

Shahid Buttar

Shahid Buttar is a civil rights lawyer, grassroots community organizer, and democratic socialist running for U.S. Congress in CA-12 to unseat House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in 2020.

 

Articles by this author

 

'If You Like Your Insurance, You Can Keep It'–Until You Can't

Lack of healthcare is a death sentence.

Shahid Buttar ·


A Whistleblowing Visionary Offers a Ticket to Our Future—If We Take It

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi has a reputation for legislative mastery. She frequently uses it on behalf of corporate interests, however, not the invisible workers making less than minimum wage.

Shahid Buttar ·


National Emergencies: Constitutional and Statutory Restrictions on Presidential Powers

When the President threatens to use those same emergency authorities to try paying for a border wall after Congress has refused, we watch closely. And so should you.

Cindy Cohn ·



What Ferguson, Eric Garner, and CIA Torture Have in Common

From black sites to #BlackLivesMatter, it's time to end impunity for criminals with badges.

Shahid Buttar ·




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