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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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Merging 'Loyalty to the Oil Industry' and 'Grudge Against California,' Trump Opens 725,000 Acres to Fossil Fuel Drilling
"Turning over these spectacular wild places to dirty drilling and fracking will sicken Californians, harm endangered species, and fuel climate chaos."
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Another 'Economic and Racist Attack' as Trump Moves to Bar Immigrants Who Can't Afford Costly Private Health Insurance
"Donald Trump is panicking, and using cruel attacks on immigrants to distract and sow fear."
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Free Speech: Use It or Lose It
Photos from Freeway Bloggers Awash in what Charlie Pierce calls our national, sputtering, demonic "John Le Carré novel starring the Marx Brothers" - now at its "smoking arsenal" stage - it's comforting to remember the resisters out there. Since the Bush era, tireless Freeway Bloggers largely in...
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Journalist Medhi Hasan interviews President Donald Trump's economic advisor Stephen Moore in a video released Friday. News
'Is That Not Racist?' Hasan Pushes Trump Advisor to Condemn President's Remarks
Stephen Moore was one of the president's picks for the Federal Reserve board but withdrew after years of misogynistic writings consumed the news around his nomination.
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Never has the drug industry accumulated more profits and government subsidies, yet so many patients cannot begin to afford lifesaving medicines. (Photo: NoHoDamon/Flickr/cc) Views
Shame of the Nation: The 1% Rules and the 99% Lets Them
There has never been so much but so little for the majority.
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Despite Big-Money Events, Joe Biden Raises $10 Million Less in Third Quarter Than 'Small-Donor-Only Socialist' Bernie Sanders
"If your ideas are actually popular, you can raise lots of money without relying on lobbyist fundraisers."
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The Oligarchs have accumulated massive power, all at the expense of the people. (Photo by Sergii Kharchenko/NurPhoto via Getty Images) Views
When the Fringe Is Mainstream and the Mainstream Is Fringe: On Orwell and US Oligarchy
The Democratic Party and the mainstream press are doing their best to make all records tell the same tale, and they’re doing it as part of a systematic coup by the oligarchy that has been four decades in the making.
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Striking United Auto Workers Union (UAW) members and supporters picket the General Motors Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Plant, Sept. 25, 2019, in Detroit. (Photo: Jim West/ZUMA Wire) Views
Most of Us Are Not Doing So Well: Numbers Crunching Working People
Our government’s and corporate media’s failure to capture the true extent of unemployment creates a distorted narrative about work that feeds bewilderment and self-recrimination.
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IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig at the Capitol on May 15, 2019, in Washington. Rettig says increasing audit rates of the wealthy depends on whether the IRS budget grows. (Photo: Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images) Views
IRS: Sorry, But It’s Just Easier and Cheaper to Audit the Poor
Congress asked the IRS to report on why it audits the poor more than the affluent. Its response is that it doesn’t have enough money and people to audit the wealthy properly. So it’s not going to.
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