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'A Good Start': Democrats' Anti-Corruption Proposals Applauded as Actual Plan to Drain the Swamp
"We need this package—all of it—to unrig a political system that is working for corporations and the superrich."
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If I Die In A School Shooting: These Are America's Children
Houston's police chief and mayor, in cap and brown shirt, join the March For Our Lives. Photo by David Phillip/AP. On front, Santa Fe student Dakota Shrader and her mother Susan Davidson. Photo by Stuart Villanueva/The Galveston County Daily/AP Another goddamn massacre in the only country that has...
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Progressives Sound Alarm Ahead of Tuesday House Vote on 'Bank Lobbyist Act'
The bill would 'allow banks to engage in the kind of risky behavior that caused the 2008 financial crash,' says Public Citizen
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To Curb 'Scary Amount of Power,' New Campaign Urges FTC to Break Up Facebook
The social media giant—which also owns and operates the popular WhatsApp, Messenger, and Instagram platforms—has become too powerful and must be confronted.
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More Thoughts on the Poor People’s Campaign
"The primary reason I joined the Poor People’s Campaign and have encouraged others to do so is its potential for realizing basic structural change."
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Pope Bashes Global Financial System, Blasting 'Ticking Time Bomb' Derivatives, Rampant Inequality
Offshore tax havens have "contributed to the creation of economic systems founded on inequality," new Vatican document asserts
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Sanders Slams US Inequality as Report Finds Nearly Half of Americans Can't Afford Basic Necessities
"The three wealthiest people in America own more wealth than the bottom 50 percent — over 160 million people," says Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.).
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Rebuking Industry-Friendly Trump Plan, Doctors Offer Blueprint to Confront 'Greed of Big Pharma'
"The outrageous cost of prescription drugs in this country is a crisis that the American people feel every day. There are real solutions we can implement that we know will lower drug prices and save lives."
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We Could Not Do Otherwise
A long yet woefully reiterative 50 years later, we pay tribute to the indefatigable Berrigan Brothers and the seven other activists of the Catonsville Nine, who helped galvanize national outrage against the Vietnam War by burning draft records with homemade napalm - gasoline and Ivory Flakes - and...
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Net Neutrality News
Defenders of Open Internet Deliver 'Historic Win' as Senate Votes to Restore Net Neutrality
"The fight ahead is not going to be easy, but victory is within reach."
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