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Alanna Vagianos


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Recent articles by Alanna:

Joe Biden Extends Eviction And Foreclosure Moratoriums

The new president wasted no time in ensuring that millions of Americans were not forced out on the streets during the COVID-19 pandemic. → Read More

GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski Calls For Trump’s Removal, Unsure If She Will Remain In Party

“I want him to resign. I want him out. He has caused enough damage," the Alaska senator said. → Read More

Trump’s Ego Could Cost Millions Of Unemployed Americans A Week Of Aid

The president's delay in signing COVID-19 relief legislation could have major consequences. → Read More

It Could Take Years For Miguel Cardona To Repeal Betsy DeVos’ Harmful Title IX Policy

Joe Biden’s pick for education secretary will have lots to do in order to roll back the Trump administration’s policy on how colleges handle sexual assault allegations. → Read More

It’s Official: Joe Biden Secures Enough Electors To Become The 46th President

Just as he did in election projections, state certifications, recounts and numerous lawsuits, Donald Trump lost. → Read More

COVID-19's Looming Eviction Crisis Will Devastate Women

The pandemic has only magnified systemic sexism and racism in housing, possibly leaving millions of women and their families homeless come January. → Read More

Roughly 9 Out Of 10 Black Women Voted For Democrats This Election

A report shows that Black women’s support for the Biden-Harris ticket and Democrats in down-ballot races was greater than among any other group of women ... → Read More

The Damage Of Trump’s International Anti-Abortion Policy Won’t Be Easy To Undo

After four years of the most anti-woman president in recent history, repealing the global gag rule is just the start for the Biden administration. → Read More

COVID-19's Economic Impact Is Forcing Some Victims Of Violence To Return To Their Abusers

Black and brown survivors are more likely than white survivors to face financial insecurity right now, putting them in an even more vulnerable position. → Read More

The Historic Number Of GOP Women Elected To Congress Has Left Some Feminists Torn

At least 17 new Republican women are joining Congress. But some advocates are grappling with greater gender parity at the cost of actual gender equality. → Read More

Former Louisville Cop Involved In Killing Of Breonna Taylor Sued For Sexual Assault

Brett Hankison, who faces low-level charges related to Taylor’s death, has been accused of using “his uniform and badge” to target women. → Read More

Donald Trump Did Shockingly Well In Counties With High COVID-19 Death Rates

More than 230,000 Americans have died of the coronavirus under the president's watch. Americans in hard-hit counties voted for him anyway. → Read More

How This Woman Is Prepping People For The Worst-Case Scenarios At The Polls

Activist Ría Thompson-Washington is training people to de-escalate tensions at polling sites so that voting in 2020 can be simple and safe. → Read More

Extreme Abortion Restrictions Are On The Ballot In Louisiana And Colorado

The two state ballot initiatives could have devastating effects on people seeking reproductive health care. → Read More

Abortion Is Under Threat After Amy Coney Barrett Confirmation. Donors Are Stepping Up.

Pro-choice groups saw a big uptick in donations after the conservative judge was confirmed to the Supreme Court on Monday. → Read More

Moderator Kristen Welker Won The Presidential Debate

After a disaster of a first debate, Welker kept Donald Trump in check and asked tough questions of both candidates. → Read More

Trump Creates Radical Coalition Declaring ‘No International Right’ To Abortion

The Geneva Consensus Declaration breaks from UN consensus by seeking to restrict abortion access and undermine same-sex marriage. → Read More

Abortion Rights Group Calls For Dianne Feinstein To Lose Senate Judiciary Post

The California Democrat was swiftly criticized this week for praising GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham for his running of the Supreme Court confirmation hearing. → Read More

Amy Coney Barrett Steered Clear Of Roe v. Wade. But It's Obvious Where She Stands.

The judge's stance on abortion is evident in her past work, in the anti-abortion groups supporting her and in comments from conservative politicians themselves. → Read More

Amy Coney Barrett Was A ‘Handmaid’ In Small Devout Christian Group

Barrett has kept the level of her involvement a secret, but a new report has revealed her standing in People of Praise. → Read More