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Simon Davis-Cohen is a writer and filmmaker focusing on political rights, municipal activism and mass incarceration. He works on research and communications for the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund and edits the Ear to the Ground newsletter. Follow him on Twitter: @SimonDavisCohen

Simon Davis-Cohen

Simon Davis-Cohen is a writer and filmmaker. He can be found on Twitter @SimonDavisCohen

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Biden's Executive Order on Climate Crisis Exposes Need for Constitutional Change

Demands to abolish the Electoral College and restructure the U.S. Supreme Court can be pegged to substantive constitutional change. It's the role of movements to demand and make changes to the "applicable law," and its interpretation.

Simon Davis-Cohen ·

Civil Society Groups Warn Against Anti-Protest Legislation Following Siege of US Capital

"We have to make sure this moment is not used to further anti-protest legislation."

Simon Davis-Cohen ·

The Reactionary Immigration Measures Alabama, Florida and Colorado Just Passed That No One is Talking About

The fight over non-citizen political rights is the cutting edge of democratic, refugee and migration discourse.

Simon Davis-Cohen ·

Chile, Bolivia, El Salvador Lead On Decolonial Constitutional Change

Legalizing the world we need: social movements with constitutional visions.

Simon Davis-Cohen ·

100 Years Later: Reflections on the 19th Amendment

Power offers concessions only to its most privileged opponents, concedes nothing without a demand, and blunts any tool it offers to the general public.

Kira Kelley ·

Corporate America Is on Offense—Local Communities Can Be Too

This crisis calls for us to challenge the government system that is failing us. Now is an opportunity for radical collective action.

Tish O'Dell ·

Preempting Democracy: What's Not Being Voted on This November Is Sinister

From minimum wage increases to anti-fracking measures, the right of local citizens to vote on key issues is now in the crosshairs

Simon Davis-Cohen ·

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