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Tim Lau

Tim Lau joined the Brennan Center’s Communications and Strategy Team in October 2018. As a staff writer, he produces daily content on relevant news developments connected to Brennan Center’s core issues. He also provides editorial support on social media and publications projects. Previously, Tim worked on the editorial teams at the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and the Asia Society. He received his B.A. in International Relations and English Literature from Wheaton College.

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The Climate Crisis Demands Democracy Reform

Fixing America's broken political system and building a healthier democracy can contribute to a more just and sustainable world.

Tim Lau ·


The Government Is Expanding Its Social Media Surveillance Capabilities

But social media monitoring programs and the algorithms that power them aren’t effective — and may be discriminatory.

Tim Lau ·


Trump’s Troubling Rebuke of Congressional Oversight

Congress’ ability to fully know the facts and to investigate them thoroughly is critical for our democracy to work, argues Brennan Center Fellow Victoria Bassetti

Victoria Bassetti ·


How Congress Can Help Fix the Federal Election Commission

There is growing momentum for major FEC reforms

Tim Lau ·


House Hearings Begin for Historic Anti-Corruption Bill

It’s the first time in decades that either party has made comprehensive reform a central priority

Tim Lau ·


Can Trump Declare a National Emergency to Build the Wall?

A Q&A with the Brennan Center's Liza Goitein, a leading expert on emergency powers

Elizabeth Goitein ·


Flawed Terrorism Report Shows Administration’s Skewed Priorities

While over-hyping terrorism committed by immigrants, DOJ is overlooking a bigger threat: terrorist violence from the far right

Tim Lau ·


Historic Bill to Strengthen Democracy Introduced in Congress

Landmark measure would expand voting rights, curb gerrymandering, bolster ethics rules, and revamp how campaigns are funded

Tim Lau ·

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