t possible counts of people. They argue that by includin…ost liberal and expansive forms of the census that establish the highest possible counts of people. They argue that by including the citizenship question, noncitizens and minorities are more likely to be undercounted and therefore underrepresented. Republicans, who would prefer for tactical reasons that those populations remain undercounted, clai…
Kenneth Prewitt director of the US Census Bureau 1999–2001
The stakes are whether we care about about a representative democracy. The inequalities (existing) already, economic inequalities are severe. If you duplicate economic inequalities with political inequalities then you simply have a different kind of society and it’s not a democracy.