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Warning: Wall Street Dems Are the Committee to Re-elect Trump
It is frightening to see how out of touch corporate Democrats are from the American public, especially working people.
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How to End Crony Capitalism
When it comes to getting big money out of politics and ending crony capitalism, there’s no right or left, and certainly no middle. There’s just democracy or oligarchy.
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Enterprising businesses that want to save money could cite “religious freedom” to exclude virtually any medical treatment from their insurance plans. Surgery, antibiotics, immunizations — you name it. Views
Your Boss Shouldn’t Get to Have ‘Religious’ Objections to Your Health Care
Expanding "corporate citizen" rights into health care could ultimately affect everybody, not just women.
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Sanders: To Lift 'Outrageous' Burden of Student Debt, Time for Tuition-Free College for All
"Each and every American must be able to get the education they need to match their skills and fulfill their dreams."
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The corporate state – the autocratic joining of business and government – exerts its influence all the way down to the state and local levels, not just in Washington. It works through boards of education and trustees of colleges and universities, drawing heavily from the business world and its professional servants in such disciplines as law, accounting and engineering. Views
How Big Corporations Game Our Democracy into Their Plutocracy
When public institutions are governed by private interests.
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We the People Law Introduced as U.S. Democracy Reaches 'Crisis Point'
In response to rampant attacks on voting rights and an administration riddled with conflicts of interest, Democrats introduce proposals to restore Americans' faith in political system
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U.S. foreign policy and the Trump Organization’s business ventures will remain in a unique and complex relationship with each other in the coming years as the president and his children take the people who elected him for a global ride. Views
The White House as Donald Trump’s New Casino
Yes, He Is Running America Like One of His Businesses.
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Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter speaking Tuesday at the Carter Center in Atlanta. (Photo: Screengrab from cartercenter.org) News
Jimmy Carter Speaks Out Against US 'Oligarchy' and Trump's Diplomatic Failures
Former president bemoans money in politics and says tensions with Pyongyang won't subside until "we're willing to talk to them and treat them with respect as human beings"
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This Labor Day the Struggle Continues
Labor Day was established in 1894 by President Grover Cleveland, a Democrat, as a concession to the labor movement days after he used federal troops to crush a strike by railroad workers which resulted in 30 deaths and some $80 million in property damages. Workers then, and workers now, were...
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Progressive values include fairness, equity, a level-playing field, compassion, justice, reverence for our planet and environment, and a genuine pursuit of peace, not war – all things which play extremely well in the hearts of Americans, not to mention in political polling. One of the reasons Sanders is the most popular politician in America is that he tapped into these values and put specific proposals into a broader-values based message. Views
The Long Game For Progressives
Resistance, while necessary, is merely reactive. Progressives need to start being proactive.
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