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Eric Garcia

MSNBC Columnist

Eric Garcia is the senior Washington correspondent and bureau chief for The Independent. He is the author of "We're Not Broken: Changing the Autism Conversation."

Eric Garcia is the senior Washington correspondent and bureau chief for The Independent. He is the author of "We're Not Broken: Changing the Autism Conversation."

Latest from Eric Garcia

12d ago

What does fair and equal media look like with a disabled politician?

John Fetterman joins a Democratic Senate still recovering from a stroke, which requires accommodations from journalists who wish to fairly cover Congress.
47d ago

What defenders of Herschel Walker and Ye get wrong about mental illness

Mental health struggles don't excuse men threatening or stalking women.
68d ago

Biden declaring the pandemic over disregards the danger disabled Americans face

Biden's administration has shown how easily it is willing to view people with disabilities as pesky asterisks.
75d ago

Lindsey Graham's abortion ban is a challenge to Mitch McConnell's 'Grim Reaper' rep

McConnell was perhaps the most prominent member of the conservative elite who enabled Trumpism.
100d ago

Two races in New York capture how autism in politics is changing

The vaccine panic of the past prevented the public from seeing increased autism diagnoses as a public policy success.
125d ago

Kamala Harris accommodating disabled people provokes GOP attack

Republicans attacked the vice president's language on the 32nd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
148d ago

How this Supreme Court is setting back disability rights — without even trying

Ruth Bader Ginsburg's majority opinion in Olmstead v. L.C. may have been her finest hour.
168d ago

Criticized for an offensive lyric, Lizzo sets a standard for how to apologize

Examining our own use of ableist language is harder than criticizing a celebrity on social media.
177d ago
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229d ago

Republicans' voter suppression laws are as ableist as they are racist

Laws disenfranchising people with disabilities came after the 2020 presidential election had a historic showing of disability voter power.