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'Gross Violation of Logic and Sense': Open Letter From Nearly 140 Scholars Implores SF School Board Not to Destroy Historic Mural
"Let's stand up for the integrity of art as well as for historical interpretation, and for a shared analysis of the political reality of the United States in the past and the present."
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Jeff Jorgenson looks over a partially flooded field he farms near Shenandoah, Iowa, May 29, 2019. (Photo: AP Photo/Nati Harnik) Views
US Agriculture Needs a 21st-Century New Deal
We have urged Congress to use the proposed Green New Deal to promote a just transition in agriculture
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Intergenerational Warfare Is a Scam—We Need to Expand Social Security and End Student Debt
Expanding retirement security, providing tuition-free public college, and the cancelling student debt should unite us all—not pit one generation against another
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If the purpose of Trump’s speech was to make his listeners feel good, he delivered. Yet in doing so, he also relieved them of any responsibility for thinking too deeply about the event being commemorated. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images) Views
The Fake News of D-Day and the Art of Shaping Memory
Knowing whom to remember and how to forget
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'Huge Victory' for Grassroots Climate Campaigners as New York Lawmakers Reach Deal on Sweeping Climate Legislation
"What a massive win for the climate justice movement and the frontline communities that have fought so hard for this."
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'Shameful' Milestone: Congress Goes Record 3,615 Days Without Raising Federal Minimum Wage
"The federal minimum wage of $7.25/hr is a starvation wage. Every worker deserves a living wage of at least $15 an hour," tweeted Sen. Bernie Sanders
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Audience members stand and clap as Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) delivers remarks explaining democratic socialism at a campaign function in the Marvin Center at George Washington University on June 12, 2019 in Washington, DC.  "President Trump and his fellow oligarchs hate democratic socialism because it benefits working people, but they absolutely love corporate socialism." Views
Bernie Sanders Delivered the Most Profound Speech Since We Lost MLK
We can have democracy in this country, or we can have great wealth concentrated in the hands of the few, but we can’t have both. – Supreme Court Justice Louis D. Brandeis It is not hyperbole to suggest that Senator Bernie Sanders's June 12, 2019 Democratic Socialism Speech was as profound as any...
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Democratic socialism boils down to a belief that all people ought to live with dignity and that it is our collective responsibility as a society to guarantee that life for everyone, without exception. (Photo by Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images) Views
Defining Democratic Socialism
Democratic socialism is a way of organizing society that guarantees all people a decent and dignified life by decommodifying basic human needs and ensuring agency over our productive lives
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) delivers a speech about democratic socialism at George Washington University on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images) News
Watch Bernie Sanders Deliver Speech on Why Democratic Socialism 'Only Way to Defeat Oligarchy and Authoritarianism'
"We must recognize that in the 21st century, in the wealthiest country in the history of the world, economic rights are human rights. And that is what I mean by democratic socialism."
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Farmworkers—according to some estimates numbering approximately three million—are forced to work for next to nothing as the landowners that employ them receive prices that are well below the cost of production. (Photo: Michael Davidson/flickr/cc) Views
An Anti-Trust Reboot Could Give Democrats Traction in Rural America
For decades Democrats and Republicans have let corporate concentration and power grow, while the incomes of farmers and farmworkers shrink
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