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Blaming immigrants for a lack of "good jobs" only helps the corporations who cut wages, slash benefits, and offshore jobs. (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
Trump’s Re-election Strategy: Pit Us Against Each Other
I’ve seen firsthand how communities get hung out to dry when politicians scapegoat immigrants for the crimes of corporations.
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 George, who is homeless, panhandles along a street in Lawrence on August 16, 2019 in Lawrence, Massachusetts. Lawrence, once one of America’s great manufacturing cities with immigrants from around the world coming to work in its textile and wool processing mills, has struggled to find its economic base since the decline of manufacturing. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images) Views
The "Blame the Poor" Playbook—Used by Republicans and Democrats Alike—Is Back With a Vengeance
And what 30 years as a human interest attorney has taught me about what we can do about it
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Sean Spicer, who once from the White House press room denied Adolf Hitler's use of chemical weapons in the Holocaust, has a fun time joking around on ABC's "Good Morning America." News
Former Trump Press Secretary Sean Spicer Joins 'Dancing With the Stars,' Generating Outrage and Fears of Inevitable Rehabilitation of Administration
The friendly gig was deemed "an example of what will happen to every Trump enabler."
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An oil well in the Permian Basin in Midland, Texas on May 3, 2018. (Photo: Benjamin Lowy/Getty Images) News
US Set to Blow Other Countries Away With 'Staggering' Scale of New Oil and Gas Production
Over next decade, unlesss its trajectory changes, 61 percent of new global production will come from the United States
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Members of the Sunrise Movement hubs from across New York gathered for a rally on Aug. 13, 2019, outside the DNC headquarters in New York City to pressure the state members to vote for a climate debate. (Photo: Erik McGregor/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images) Views
Why the Democratic National Committee Must Change the Rules and Hold a Climate Debate
Having a habitable Earth is not a "single issue"; it is the single precondition for every other issue’s existence.
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"We Don't Have to Live Like This": March for Our Lives Unveils Sweeping Plan to Address Gun Violence and Strengthen Democracy
"Created by survivors, so you don't have to be one."
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Antifa is not a threat to U.S. democracy. White supremacists are. And a President who offers them inspiration and encouragement is an even greater threat. But neither is Antifa an appropriate or representative form of democratic response to these threats. (Photo: Alexandros Michailidis | Shutterstock.com) Views
Antifa Is Not a 'Terrorist Organization,' But That Doesn’t Make It Good
Thoughts from Bloomington, Indiana.
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What sets Senator Elizabeth Warren apart is that she uses the levers of power available to politicians with a platform in Washington to achieve progress—and she is willing to criticize allies in the process. (Photo: Jacquelyn Martin/Associated Press) Views
How Elizabeth Warren Works the Political System
She has an approach that involves identifying ways to make progress and focusing relentlessly on achieving them.
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'This Will Cause Irreparable Harm': Horror as Trump DHS Announces Rule to Allow Indefinite Detention of Migrant Families
"It is beyond logic and humanity to attempt to keep children locked up for as long as possible, especially when we know that this subjects them to trauma and extreme distress."
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Sanders Unveils Workplace Democracy Plan to Expand Labor Rights and Double Union Membership
The presidential hopeful aims to end "right to work for less" and union-busting, and bar federal contracts for companies that exploit workers
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