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Derrick Bell: Changing the Odds for Others

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

Throughout his storied career as a lawyer, law professor, and legal scholar until his death last October at age 80, Derrick Bell was well-known for his willingness to stand up and speak out about the injustices he saw around him, even when it cost him his own positions.

Daschle and Geithner: Too Important Not To Be Confirmed?

Sandy Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sandy Goodman

People in high places ought to pay their taxes, to set an example for the rest of us. Especially the Treasury Secretary, who oversees the IRS.