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Proving 'A Different World Is Possible,' Exxon Dropped From Dow Jones After 92-Year Run
"Big Oil has fallen. Our job is to make sure they don't take us down with them."
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Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and Democratic Vice Presidential nominee Kamala Harris confer on stage outside the Chase Center after Biden delivered his acceptance speech on the fourth night of the Democratic National Convention from the Chase Center on August 20, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware. (Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images) Views
Why the DNC's Platform Will Guarantee a Loss If Democrats Don't Do More
Democrats are simply not going to win votes if they see a crisis of this scale and respond with laughably small, do-nothing policy ideas.
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President Donald Trump greets BlackRock CEO Larry Fink at the beginning of a policy forum in the State Dining Room at the White House February 3, 2017 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Views
Don't Be Fooled by a Wolf in Woke Clothing: How the World's Billionaires Are Cashing in on Covid-19
Woke capitalists are not socialists in disguise, they represent a very real and dangerous side of contemporary capitalism.
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Just Two States Have Begun Paying Out Boosted Unemployment Aid 15 Days After Mnuchin Promised Benefits in a 'Week or Two'
"The American people need real relief that fights the pandemic and puts money in workers' pockets—posturing and gimmicks will not solve the enormous problems they face."
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'What's Radical Is Doing Nothing': Attacked as an Extremist, Sanders Condemns GOP for Ignoring Climate Crisis at Convention
"It would be a moral disgrace if we left to future generations a planet and that was unhealthy, unsafe, and uninhabitable."
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As Big Box Stores Thrive, 1 in 5 Small Businesses Expect to Close in Next 6 Months Without Urgent Federal Aid
"Many of them still need more financial assistance just to keep their doors open and staff on payroll," the National Federation of Independent Businesses said.
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Bring On the Winged Monkeys, Stormtroopers and Human Sex Drug Traffickers
Guilfoyle auditions for Evita. Getty Image Huh. Somewhat unsurprisingly, Trump's “ very optimistic and upbeat" convention swiftly morphed into a screeching, gaslighting, "pornographic scaremongering" rage fest, part Klan rally, part CPAC swarm, all apocalyptic fever dream of right-wing grievance...
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Cars display signs requesting to stop evictions as protesters supporting the rent freeze gather in Chinatown on August 10, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. During the pandemic, California has passed a number of eviction protections that are under evaluation as they have started expiring. (Photo: Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images) News
'Coming to a Town Near You.' Eviction Fears Mount as Grace Period for Federal Moratorium Expires
" It is morally obscene that the American people have to rely on GoFundMe to pay for rent and food," said Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.).
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"Biden and Harris must be aggressive in putting forth their agenda, explaining its import and defending its elements," writes Jackson. "Trump has already made it clear that his campaign will be based on lies and libels about the Democratic agenda." (Photo: Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images) Views
Democrats Must Ace the Agenda Test
They need to argue the case for the bold agenda that this country desperately needs, and challenge Donald Trump for his policy failures.
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Resident Alyssa Medina reacts while looking over the charred remains of her family home during the LNU Lightning Complex fire in Vacaville, California on August 23, 2020. (Photo: Josh Edelson/AFP via Getty Images) News
'What Stage of Capitalism Is This?' Hedge Fund $3 Billion Richer Thanks to Wager on Wildfire Insurance Claims
With over 100,000 people displaced by wildfires raging across California, Baupost Group collected more than $3 billion in July after betting on insurance claims against embattled utility company PG&E.
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