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Time to Recall a Progressive ‘Truly Great’ First 100 Days
The Resistance needs to develop a memory of how past generations confronted reactionary threats to American democracy.
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For First Time, a US President Backs a Fascist France
While she is highly unlikely to win the run-off presidential election on May 7 against the Bill Clinton of France, Emmanuel Macron, Marine Le Pen managed to come in second in the first round on Sunday. She came ahead of the leaders of both major French political parties, the Socialists and the...
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The “100 by ’50 Act” Cannot Become Our “North Star”
On Tuesday, Senators Jeff Merkley and Bernie Sanders are scheduled to introduce the “100 by ’50 Act,” billed as “the most ambitious piece of climate legislation Congress has ever seen.” 350.org’s Jason Kowalski has expressed hopes that the symbolic bill, which aims to build a 100% renewable energy...
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The Democratic Party Must Finally Abandon Centrism
Bernie Sanders and Tom Perez are working together to build a party that puts economic populism at the top of the agenda.
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Trump Launched Missile Strikes on Syria Without Congressional Authorization
The post-9/11 war authorization is still being used to justify military actions. That’s unconstitutional.
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Trump’s ‘School Choice’ Plan: Religious Fundamentalism At Taxpayer Expense
President Donald Trump is being praised for a change in tone in his recent address to Congress , but his belligerent attitude toward public education hasn’t changed a bit. While it’s true he stopped short of repeating his claims that public schools are “broken” and a “government monopoly,” what...
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The U.S. Rejected Would-Be Refugee Anne Frank—Let’s Not Make a Similar Error Now
Anne Frank would be 87 years old had she not perished in Bergen-Belsen, a Nazi concentration camp in Germany. What words of wisdom might she offer the Trump administration as it crafts its latest iteration of its Muslim and refugee ban? Anne Frank is known for her famous diary, written while she...
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The Manchurian President
A classic Hollywood political thriller may tell us more about what's happening in America than any history book.
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The 75th Anniversary of E.O. 9066 Is a Solemn Reminder to Fight Back Against the Trump Administration's Fearmongering
Seventy-five years ago, in one of the darkest moments in American history, President Franklin Roosevelt issued Executive Order 9066 . Immediately, the federal government began forcing 110,000 Americans of Japanese ancestry into concentration camps for fear they posed a threat to national security...
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Thousands Rally in NYC to Declare 'I Am A Muslim Too'
New Yorkers expressed solidarity and unity with Muslims in wake of president's travel ban
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