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Three Steps Forward, Two Steps Back

For me, there isn’t a very large leap from the cruelty of the 1857 Dred Scott vs. Sanford decision — where the Supreme Court held that the United States Constitution “was not meant to include American citizenship for people of African descent, regardless of whether they were enslaved or free, and so the rights and privileges that the Constitution confers upon American citizens could not apply to them” — to the injustice of this past week’s Dobbs vs. Jackson decision, which implicitly held, among many other intolerables, that women do not have the same rights and privileges as men. The…
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Laurie Lane-Zucker is Founder and President of Impact Entrepreneur, a public benefit corporation and impact economy business that hosts the Impact Entrepreneur Network — a large, global network of “systems-minded” entrepreneurs, investors and scholars of social and environmental innovation — and publishes Impact Entrepreneur Magazine. For over 30 years, Laurie ... Read more
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