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Jewish Center Shooter Had a Long History of Hate

Frazier Glenn Cross, the man charged with gunning down three people on Sunday outside a Jewish Community Center and a Jewish assisted living facility, had a long record as a purveyor of hate. Nearly three decades ago, Cross – then known as Frazier Glenn Miller – was the subject of a Common Cause Magazine story […]

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Connecticut Celebrates Miles Rapoport

Miles Rapoport got a big send-off Sunday from his home state of Connecticut, where he has lived for decades and served as a state legislator and secretary of the state before joining Common Cause as its new president earlier this month.

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Reinforce public’s right to know

(This piece was published as an op-ed in the Boston Herald on March 22, 2014.) Freedom of information is the lifeblood of a healthy democracy, energizing and strengthening the relationship between our government and its citizens. The better we understand the workings of our government, the more we can participate in public life, help set […]

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Voter ID proponents mask their true purpose

There’s nothing patriotic about silencing minorities and other marginalized members of society to preserve and maintain legislative power.

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Modernize our elections

An op-ed in the Boston Globe by our very own Pam Wilmot, Common Cause Massachusetts Executive Director, makes the case for comprehensive reform to modernize our elections. A broad coalition of organizations has been pushing for years to put Massachusetts on the road to modernization. It’s gratifying to see that Massachusetts is on the cusp […]

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