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The Trump Administration’s Assault on Fair Housing
The proposal would gut the core of the Fair Housing Act’s disparate impact method of proof.
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Just Who Got Trump's Farm Bailouts?
Rich families cashed in on over half the bailout money set aside for farmers hurt by Trump’s trade policies.
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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) speaks during a rally at Howard University May 13, 2019 in Washington, D.C. Views
Centrists Are Going to Kill Us
Democrats are in danger of dooming the planet and the democracy by adhering to their corporate-friendly, campaign finance-motivated centrist strategy.
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I Am Very Much Alive: America, Even the Atheists, Offers Prayerful Thanks and Multiple Organs At Latest News of RBG Cancer
RBG arrives to Obama's address to joint session of Congress in 2009. Photo by Pablo Martinez Monsivais/Reuters Panic rippled briefly across our battered national landscape Friday when the Supreme Court revealed 86-year-old, seemingly indomitable Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has faced down cancer...
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To restore localized structures, we will need to enact a series of systemic changes to the way the global economy functions. (Photo: John Benford/Aurora Photos/Getty Images) Views
Resist Locally, Renew Globally
Resistance to corporate rule at the policy level will need to be coupled with the generation of alternatives from below, to fill the gaps left by the departing old system.
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Water protectors of all persuasions gathered in talking circles at Borderland Ranch in Pe’Sla, the heart of the sacred Black Hills, during the first Sovereign Sisters Gathering. At the center are Cheryl Angel in red and white and on her left, Lyla June.  (All photos by Tracy Barnett) Views
How the Women of Standing Rock Are Building Sovereign Economies
Food security, traditional agriculture, and local self-reliance are key to regenerative societies of the future, say water protectors taking the movement’s lessons forward.
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Oxfam activists with a big head with the effigy of Shinzo Abe (C) perform during a demonstration in Biarritz, France on August 23, 2019, on the eve of the Group of Seven (G7) summit. News
Despite Massive Police Lockdown, Protesters Vow to Offer 'Radical Solutions' to Counter G7 Failures
"If they were really interested in building a fairer world, surely the G7 would not need to put the whole region of France into lockdown, with thousands of police and 'unprecedented' levels of security."
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Warnings of Grave Climate and Human Rights Impact as US Export-Import Bank Approves $5 Billion for Natural Gas Project in Mozambique
"If there is a project with serious alarm bells, it's this one."
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David Koch at the 2015 Defending the American Dream Summit at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio. News
After Life of Incalculable Harm, Billionaire Climate Denialist and Right-Wing Villain David Koch Dead at 79
"Death is an escape hatch for David Koch while the rest of us are left scrambling for the emergency brake before we go over the cliff."
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It will only succeed if the public rallies to it, urgently seeking to limit the damage to their children’s and grandchildren’s lives done by carbon dioxide, methane, and the rest. (Photo: Screenshot) Views
Bernie Sanders’ Manhattan Project: The Game-Changing Green New Deal
The selfish and greedy elites of the US Establishment will attempt to kill this plan just in the same way that they are killing the planet.
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