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How US Politics Sustains US Capitalism
And why a true transition to socialism requires a wholly different politics
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Feminism and Revolution: Looking Back, Looking Ahead
Why we must reach beyond a politics that views feminism as a struggle of women against oppression by men for a solidarity politics that seeks to end all forms of oppression
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Billionaires Reach for the Stars While World Suffers
With all due respect to Jeff Bezos and other billionaires who plan to spend billions of dollars of their personal wealth on space travel, hundreds of millions of children who lack access to basic health care and schooling more urgently need help right here on Earth. The world economy is pumping...
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'If You're Poor or Disabled, the GOP Wants You to Die': Outrage as Trump Pushes More Cruel Medicaid Restrictions
"Threatening poor people's lives—which is what getting rid of their healthcare coverage essentially means—is not a way to eradicate poverty. It is simply a way to punish the poor for being poor."
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Can Elizabeth Warren's Big New Idea Save Capitalism (and America) From Itself?
This isn’t socialism, but it's an attempt to make the brutal "free market" a little more responsive to the needs and demands of the workers who toil within this flawed economic system
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Democratic Socialism Derangement Syndrome? Why Hysteria about the Rise of the Progressive Left Misses the Mark
Election pearl-clutching is often related to fears that socialism endangers the wealth and power of America's elites.
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Medicare for All's Time Has Come
If every major country on earth can guarantee healthcare to all and achieve better health outcomes, while spending substantially less per capita than we do, it is absurd for anyone to suggest that the United States of America cannot do the same.
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Even Before #GOPTaxScam, Analysis Shows CEOs Made 300 Times More Than Average Workers in 2017
CEO compensation rose by up to 1,070 percent between 1978 and 2017, while the typical American worker's wages went up by 11.2 percent
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'Complete Joke': Democrats Ripped for Totally Failing to Grill FCC Chair Ajit Pai Over Net Neutrality Cyberattack Lies
"There were many opportunities to talk about how the FCC misled the press and mistreated reporters. That should have been the story of this hearing, but they didn't make Pai sweat nearly enough."
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To Curb Capitalism's Toxic Impacts, Warren Unveils Plan to Give Workers More Control Over Corporate Decisions
"We need to end the harmful corporate obsession with maximizing shareholder returns at all costs, which has sucked trillions of dollars away from workers and necessary long-term investments."
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