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Republicans Are Behind Trump’s Sabotage Of The Census

Tuesday’s headlines were all about how Trump wants to change the Census to add a citizenship question: Trump’s Census Change Could Give the GOP an Advantage for Years to Come Trump Admin Makes Change To Census Experts Say Will Lead To Undercount Trump administration’s census plan would hurt …Continue reading Continue Reading at

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An AI Accurately Guessed Race and Voting Patterns by Counting Cars on Google Street View

A robust, timely census is vital to democracy. Censuses sketch the changing face of our nation by charting both political and demographic shifts, including changes in wealth and neighborhood transitions. Most crucially, they influence how resources and political power are doled out: Cities use census data to set…Read more… Continue Reading at

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Why the Underfunded 2020 Census Is a Civil Rights Issue

Klaxon-level trouble. The decennial census, that once-every-ten-years count of the American population, is drastically underfunded. And what happens if it’s underfunded? A lot of people don’t get counted, so they don’t get what they need in terms of hospitals, schools, roads, emergency services, healthcare, social…Read more… Continue Reading at

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