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Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party had a good showing in exit polls from Thursday's general election. News
UK Exit Polls Suggest Defeat for Labour, Strong Majority for Tory Prime Minister Boris Johnson
"Just utterly devastating."
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Workers and allies demanding a $15 an hour wage stage a protest outside a McDonald's restaurant. News
As NLRB Delivers 'Victory' to McDonald's, Docs Reveal Fast Food Giant's Dirty Anti-Union Tactics
"The owner class will buy up every lever of power they can... But in the end we will win because together we are unstoppable."
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Paul Volcker. (Third Way Think Tank / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) Views
Paul Volcker’s Long Shadow
Unfortunately for Volcker’s legacy and the well-being of the rest of us, his signature policies led to the devastation of the American working class in the 1980s and ultimately set the stage for the 2008 global financial crisis.
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Manuel Perez Rocha speaks on the 20th anniversary of the Seattle WTO protests. Views
We Need a Progressive Alternative on Trade—and NAFTA 2.0 Isn’t It
Here’s what a progressive trade agenda that actually protects people and planet would actually look like.
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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.), Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), and Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) hold a press conference to introduce college affordability legislation outside the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. on June 24, 2019. (Photo: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images) News
After For-Profit College Agrees to Forgive $141 Million in Student Debt, Sanders Says: 'Good. Now $1,685,456,413,335 More to Go'
University of Phoenix settlement with the FTC this week—in which the company admitted no actual wrongdoing—is chump change compared to Bernie's proposal to "cancel all student debt and tax Wall Street to fund tuition-free public college."
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Now More Than Ever, Honoring Trump's "Traitors" and "Scum"
On Thursday, "a very busy day," the Rageaholic-In-Chief found time to tweet 120 times. He ranted - WITCH HUNT! - he told insane lies - Ivanka has created 14 million jobs, more than double the U.S. economy's six million new jobs! - - he bullied a heroic 16-year-old trying to save the planet in an...
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Is Democrats' USMCA Trade Deal With Trump a Big Win or 'Major Strategic Misstep?'
While some labor unions and economists said the trade pact represents a meaningful improvement, others worried the deal hands Trump a victory while doing little if anything for working people and the planet.
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Where do we find the awareness we need to save the planet and save ourselves? (Photo: Jeff J. Mitchell/Getty) Views
Letting Our Values Out Of Their Cage
Only with some sort of one-world consciousness can we begin stepping back from the edge of extinction.
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 Sarah Prestoza and Brenda Roberts (4th and 5th individuals in the picture from Left to Right) on a CWA delegation trip to the Philippines. (Photo: Courtesy of CWA) Views
Why U.S. and Filipino Call Center Workers Are Working Together
The only winners in this global race-to-the-bottom are corporate executives and wealthy investors.
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Now Trump Is A Genocidal Despot Thanos Wannabe and America Is, Like, Ummm
In the spirit of our weird-ass end times, we now have Trump's " War Room" - yes, Private Five-Time Bone-Spurs has a "War Room" - releasing a campaign ad portraying our very presidential "president" as murderous comic book warlord Thanos, intent on obliterating half the universe's population because...
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