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"The American elite, people like Dick Cheney, had opposed the establishment of Martin Luther King Day, but once it was voted as a Federal holiday, they have attempted to defang it."(Photo: Wikimedia Commons) Views
Why Martin Luther King, Jr., Would Support Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
We aren’t typically exposed on television to King’s anti-imperialism, anti-capitalism, and anti-war message
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30,000 LA Teachers 'Strike Ready' as District Refuses to Spend $1.86 Billion Reserve on Better Pay, Smaller Class Sizes
"We want an agreement that works for our kids—that gets to a place where we're not dealing with 50 kids in a classroom."
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Democrats Don't Just Support Medicare for All, 84% in New Poll Want Party Leaders to Make It 'Extremely Important Priority'
"Are you listening?" party Leaders asked as new Politico/Harvard survey shows more than 8 in 10 Democrats think covering everyone "through taxpayer-fund national plan" should be urgent pursued
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Bernie Sanders Reminds Liz Cheney of Iraq War Lies After Daughter of Bush VP Attacks So-Called 'Fraud of Socialism'
"Really? I wasn't aware that it was 'socialism' that lied about weapons of mass destruction in Iraq."
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"As we approached the 2018 mid-term elections and since, it has become ever clearer that a major struggle between now and 2020 will be over how we define the 'progressive' electoral agenda," writes Reed, "whether it should be weighted toward advancing candidates who are nonwhite, female, and gender-nonconforming or those who support such policy initiatives as Medicare For All.  Of course, those goals are not necessarily in conflict. The question, though, is which should take priority when they are. We must Views
Which Side Are You On?
The Democratic Socialists of America are openly debating internal tensions regarding identity and class, but there are important lessons the broader left needs to learn. If Trump is to be defeated, the learning needs to come fast.
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Ocasio-Cortez: If US Has $5.7 Billion for Trump's Border Wall, What About Education, Healthcare, and Green Jobs?
"And just like that, GOP discovers $5.7 billion for a wall," says the incoming congresswoman. "But notice how no one's asking the GOP how they're paying for it."
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'Here We Come!': March on Pelosi's Office by Progressive Coalition Aims to Flex Grassroots Muscle
The coalition of 13 advocacy groups will demand that Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other bold progressives be appointed to the key committees that shape and fund legislation
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To Build Party That Fights for People, 'Not Big Corporate Donors,' Campaign Pushes Pelosi to Put Progressives on Key Committees
"If these committees were to get taken over by progressives pledging to take no corporate money, that would be revolutionary."
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Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-Texas) during a debate with Sen. Ted Cruz during this year's campaign. Views
Beto, We Hardly Knew Ye
The Texas Democrat's actual political record deserves scrutiny, and it's not what progressives might expect from the overheated adulation that has sent his presidential balloon aloft
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How Come So Many Bernie Bros Are Women and People of Color?
Despite data to the contrary, the media continues to distort Sanders' politics and the diversity of his supporters
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