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"It's About the Students!" 50,000 LA Teachers Join Protest, Accusing District of Hoarding Funds Instead of Investing in Schools
"The community is united behind a UTLA strike if that's what it takes to reinvest in public education instead of cut it to the bone."
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Why Hondurans See Migration as an Act of Civil Disobedience
In walking out of their country en masse, Hondurans are making a loud, bold statement about the extreme injustices they face at home.
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Despite US, Russian & Saudi Opposition, Climate Summit Reaffirms Paris Goals
"The agreements reached are wholly inadequate and do not reflect the urgency of the climate crisis we are in. But they might have a positive psychological effect, in keeping the Paris goals alive and encouraging governments to encourage companies and consumers to take action."
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After Enabling Trump's Anti-Immigration Policies, Paul Ryan Makes Exception for Immigrants From His Own Homeland
The House Speaker, who has said he hopes to become a U.S. ambassador to Ireland one day, pushed through a bill to give work visas to Irish nationals
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The End of Rolling Thunder? We Can Only Hope So!
How a Nixon campaign dirty trick turned into a full-blown psychosis among America's paranoid fringe.
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'This Is a Child Prison': Visiting Texas Detention Center, Democrats Demand Release of Children to Family Sponsors
"Fourteen hundred kids could be released immediately if the Trump Administration changed its fingerprinting policy."
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My Advice to Progressives: Don't Back Down
"If all the Democrats can manage is to hark back to the past and focus on winning for its own sake, they're missing an opportunity to lay out a blueprint for the future."
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Holiday Detention
"Trump has now discovered another group of people he can indefinitely detain in what seems an obvious violation of the constitutional right of all who are in the United States, to not spend lengthy periods in prison without due process of law."
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Is France Showing Us What America’s Next Civil War Will Look Like?
"Everything I've seen so far out of France is singing loudly that, yes, it's a small world, after all – and that what's happening on the barricades is both a reflection of what's going on in much of the developed world and a screaming alarm for what could come next."
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Nine Things to Buy with $5 Billion Instead of a Border Wall
Five billion dollars is not huge in a federal discretionary budget of more than $1 trillion. But it's an incredibly meaningful sum to any number of smaller federal government programs.
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