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10 Things We All Lose If Bernie Chooses Not to Run in 2020
What policy issues would be off the table? What demands for transformation would be watered down?
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'Terrible News' for GOP as Survey Shows Generation Z Shaping Up To Be Most Progressive Ever
"This data suggests there is a reason why Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez gets so much heat from conservatives—she and this new congressional class not only represent the demographic changes that scare some, but she embodies the ideological trends, too."
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'Step Up or Step Aside': Youth Climate Leaders Occupy Schumer's Office to Demand Support for Green New Deal
"Real climate leadership means a commitment to bold climate action and a just transition. It means a Green New Deal."
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Tax the Rich, Fight the Climate Crisis
Why we need much more of what solidarity and organizing just accomplished in Oregon
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Could a Green New Deal Save Civilization?
To fully and systematically address the climate/energy crisis, the plan will have to be far broader in scope than what is currently being proposed. And while we need to mobilize society as a whole with a World War II-level of effort, the reality is that there's never been a challenge like this...
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In First Floor Speech, Ocasio-Cortez Condemns Trump Shutdown as 'Erosion of American Democracy'
"It is not normal for public servants to run away and hide from the public that they serve. And it is certainly not normal to starve the people we serve for a proposal that is wildly unpopular."
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Trump Is Over If You Want It
Hey peeps, good news! The tinpot tyrant resigned by writing a note on a napkin in the Oval Office! He was felled by a women-led, multi-racial grassroots resistance targeting not just Trump but those who enabled him, turning the tide with an array of actions from sticky “sippy-cup sit-ins” of...
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In Hoax Letter Calling Out Climate Inaction, Pranksters Urge Asset Manager Behemoth to Ditch 'Zombie Funds of the Apocalypse'
BlackRock can either play "a game-changing role in shifting how every global corporation addresses climate change," or "continue with business as usual, funding these world destroyers and encouraging them to continue extracting and burning fossil fuels."
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"Wages for half the population have been stagnant for over four decades, while expenses such as health care, housing, and other basic necessities have risen." (Photo: MonkeyAtLarge / Flickr) Views
The Government Shutdown Expands the Ranks of ‘Underwater Nation’
Unemployment is low, but federal employees are lining up at food banks. They aren’t alone.
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As much as we cite the vision that MLK laid out for America, decades later we’ve not moved in the right direction. (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
A Dream Deferred: MLK’s Dream of Economic Justice is Far From Reality
90 years after King was born, the racial wealth divide is actually growing — which drags down the entire economy
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