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In Ellison loss, a lesson unlearned.
As the child of an incarcerated woman in desperate need of treatment (not further punishment), I understand the dynamics. A bill currently in the House does not.
It's just administered by proxies — such as federally paid state employees and a proliferating number of contractors — instead of a visible federal workforce.
This aligns well with the administration's priorities. To paraphrase Trump, when only the rich can afford a lawyer, the system is rigged.
The industry must keep growing the pool of films featuring diverse actors in complexly written roles and directed by women and people of color who are given a chance to lead big-budget or high-profile movies.