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Eugene Victor Debs, American Union leader, addressing a crowd, 20th century. Debs ran for President of the United States on behalf of the Social Democratic Party in 1900, and the Socialist Party of America in 1904, 1908, 1912, and 1920. Artist Unknown. (Photo: Historica Graphica Collection/Heritage Images/Getty Images) Views
One Hundred Years Ago, Eugene Debs Gave An Anti-War Speech That Landed Him in Prison
"But in all the history of the world you, the people, have never had a voice in declaring war, and strange as it certainly appears, no war by any nation in any age has ever been declared by the people.”
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Protesting 'Morally Repugnant' Trump Policies, Poor People's Campaign Demands Action on Housing, Health, and Climate
"We are being sold an immoral narrative that there isn’t enough. There's not enough to house the homeless—but there's enough to build luxury condos everywhere. We are here to right these wrongs."
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U.S. President Donald Trump looks up toward the Solar Eclipse on the Truman Balcony at the White House on August 21, 2017 in Washington, DC.  (Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images) News
Poverty Rampant, Puerto Rico Destroyed, Single Payer "Too Expensive," and Flint Still Doesn't Have Clean Water. But You Can Have Space Force!
Trump channels Jim Crow era in announcing more militarized space
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Fetishizing "Identity Politics" Could Cost Democrats in 2020
It’s inevitable that every election between now and 2020 will be read like tea leaves, full of potential insights into how to unseat Trump. But that analysis must be rooted in evidence — what policies candidates actually support and how they frame them — rather than forcing pre-existing ideological...
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New Video and Audio Captures 'Horrifying' Reality of Children Taken From Parents as GOP Pressed to 'Find Their Conscience'
"Republicans in Congress have the power to put a stop to Trump's cruel family separation policy today. Strongly worded statements and tweets are insufficient."
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"Giving a narcissist like Trump that kind of coverage is like feeding a malignancy."(Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images) Views
We Get It — Trump Is Awful
Now what?
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Cruel Separation of Families 'Rooted in the Racism' of Bannon, Miller, and Trump's Xenophobic Base
As thousands of children are separated from their parents and detained, "proud racist" and senior adviser Stephen Miller is "setting immigration policy and using children as poker chips"
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"In addition to the meager pay, most have no benefits, no job security, no government regulations backing them, and usually a longer work day, with many young people putting in 10- to 12-hour days for $13 per hour or less." (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) Views
The "Jobs for Everyone" Fantasy
The super-capitalists want us to believe that they know what they're talking about.
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'Toxic for Democracy': Voting Rights Advocates Vow to Fight After Supreme Court Punts on Gerrymandering
Supreme Court sends Wisconsin and Maryland cases back to lower courts while eyes remain on North Carolina case
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"The vision of a liberated LGBTQ2S existence is one that must be embodied every day in a politics of solidarity, and not just once a year in a public display." (Photo by Meera Fox/Getty Images) Views
Why We Fight About Pride Parades
Can the queer community support members who suffer state violence or corporate exploitation? That's what the pride debates come down to.
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