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An illustration of a hand with dollars reaching out to several political candidates' hands. Rewire PBS Our Future Political donation
What’s the Most Effective Way to Make Political Donations?
Don't forget to give to local and state campaigns, too.
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The Best Podcasts to Stay News Savvy
With so many outlets, it can be hard to stay on top of news stories. But it's never been more important.
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Why It’s Technically Illegal to Smoke Weed in a State Where It’s Legal
It's one example of state and federal law being at odds.
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Why is Presidential Impeachment So Different Every Time?
How impeachment plays out has everything to do with the political climate and the president's personality.
Alban Cooke and Abdalla Mohamed are both students at the University of Minnesota. Rewire PBS Our Future Young voters issues
Which Issues Do Young Voters Care About Most?
'I feel like I don't know as much as I'd like to.'
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Why Do We Make It so Hard for Disabled People to Go to College?
Anna Landre won her battle. Now she's trying to win the war.
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More Young People Are Embracing Socialism — Here’s What That Means
Spoiler alert: It doesn't mean the U.S. is bound to become a socialist state.
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Do Political Candidates Just Tell Us What We Want to Hear?
Across time, presidents have been pretty steady with how many campaign promises they've accomplished in office.
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Knowing Your Rights is Important. Here’s a Refresher.
We break down your rights at a protest, at a hospital, at airport security and when you get pulled over.
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Going Carless is Possible. Why Don’t More Do It?
Some transit systems in the U.S. are more user-friendly than others.
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These Are Your Rights at a Protest
You can't be punished for what you say, even if it's controversial.