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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) News
Applause at Global Summit as Ocasio-Cortez Calls Climate Crisis 'Consequence of Our Unsustainable Way of Life'
"Because it is unsustainable to organize our society as we have, centered on prioritizing personal gain and profit over any and all human or planetary considerations."
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Now Trump Is Whining the Kurds Didn't Help Us At Normandy and They and We Are Doomed
Photos by Delil Souleiman/AFP. Front photo by Win McNamee/Getty What the actual fuck. With the entire world denouncing his feckless, unconscionable abandonment of US-allied Kurds in Syria to Turkish atrocities, desperate Kurdish civilians vowing to act as human shields, and a humanitarian crisis...
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The more unequal a society becomes, the less healthy the society. (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
Inequality Is Literally Killing Us
Again and again, studies show that the richer wealthy Americans become, the shorter the rest of us live.
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Demonstrators in Quito News
Ecuador's President Moves Government From Capital as Protests Over Austerity Measures Continue
"The measures are a blow to the people. Stuff is getting more expensive, and wages are not rising."
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Multinationals can all too easily relocate their headquarters and production to whatever jurisdiction levies the lowest taxes.  (Photo: Joe Brusky/flickr/cc) Views
No More Half-Measures on Corporate Taxes
In the face of climate change, rising inequality, and other global crises, governments are losing out on hundreds of billions of dollars in tax revenue as a result of corporate tax arbitrage. Yet despite the obvious deficiencies of the global tax regime, policymakers continue to propose only...
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The anonymous donors who are contributing record amounts to Trump’s campaign don’t wear MAGA hats. They don’t go to public rallies. (Photo: Gage Skidmore/flickr/cc) Views
To His Wealthy Donors, Trump Is Their Grifter
The Trump economy doesn’t work for most Americans, but it works for his donors. They’re all in on the con.
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'Good!' Says Sanders as Lobbyists Lash Out at Proposal to End Corporate Domination of US Politics
"We welcome their hatred," said Sanders adviser Warren Gunnels
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A General Electric employee walks past a logo, as French Economy and Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire take part to a meeting with managers and unions at the GE headquarters in Belfort, eastern France, on June 3, 2019. News
Workers Stuck 'Paying the Ultimate Price' as GE Freezes Pensions for 20,000 Employees
"GE hired a new CEO last year with a pay package worth up to $300 million."
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Portuguese Prime Minister and Secretary general of Socialist Party Antonio Costa News
Socialists Win in Portugal in Rebuke to Far-Right Populism
The center-right Social Democratic Party had its worst result in over three decades.
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The Movement Bernie Started Is Bigger Than Any One Person. Have Faith in That Movement, Not Just the Man
The reason people support Bernie Sanders is not because of the man; it is because of the ideals that he represents.
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