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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) attends Women's March 2019 on January 19, 2019 in New York City. News
'An Unjust Society Is Far Costlier': AOC Says Beware the Deficit Scolds Who Only Complain About Paying for Stuff When It Benefits People
"I see decisions made every day that cost the American public billions of dollars a year for bogus reasons and nobody asks how we pay for it."
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Demonstrators carry signs on Black Friday in Seattle in 2010. Views
Retail Giants Gear Up for Black Friday—And Political Giving
The companies are still demonstrating substantial influence in the political realm.
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DNC chairman Tom Perez speaks to a crowd at a Democratic National Committee event at Flourish in Atlanta on June 6, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo: Dustin Chambers/Getty Images) Views
Dear DNC, What Happened to All Those 'Early and Often' Climate Debate Questions?
It's not just climate activists that want to hear the environment discussed in the debates—it's the public. And both the media and the party establishment are failing them.
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The War On Thanksgiving
Getty Image Sigh. Our Dear Stable Genius has been busy: Babbling about his gorgeous chest to prove nope no way he had a Big Mac-inspired heart attack, posting perhaps in twisted response to same that bonkers picture of himself as Rocky Balboa, wondering why we waited 100 years to issue the Women's...
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Medical professionals, medical students, ACTUP New York, and their supporters held a rousing protest rally outside Pfizer World Headquarters in New York. At the beginning of this year, the corporate giant announced price increases for 40 of its drugs. News
Why Are Drug Prices Rising So Much? Pharma Exec Admits 'No Other Rationale' But Profit-Making
"The industry executive said the quiet part out loud," said one outside expert in response. "Price-gouging is central to the industry business model."
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How can our society thrive if we condemn the best of the next generation to a life burdened by debt? (Photo: Alex Edelman/AFP/Getty Images) Views
If Democrats Don’t Go Bold With Social Reform Right Now, Then When?
We can afford these things. With inequality reaching new extremes, and corporations and the wealthy rigging the tax code to their benefit, we can pay for them without raising taxes on middle- and low-income Americans.
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'Their Secret Agenda Today Is Exposed': Corbyn Says Leaked Trade Docs Show Tory Plan to Privatize NHS With Trump's Help
The U.K. Labour leader said the move, if successful, "could lead to runaway privatization of our health service."
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The wealth of the 400 richest Americans doubled in the last decade. News
'Ten Year Challenge' for 400 Wealthiest Americans Shows Fortunes Doubled Since 2009 While Tax Rates Dropped
"Here's the thing: the way the system is set up, we're headed for another decade of this."
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Protestors unfurl anti-Amazon banners from the balcony of a hearing room during a New York City Council Finance Committee on January 30, 2019. News
Athena vs. Amazon: New Coalition Debuts on Eve of Holiday Shopping Season to Call Out Company's "Long Line of Abuses"
"It's time for Amazon to come of age and pay its own way."
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The capitalists and our corrupt governments are largely to blame for this destruction and the extinctions. (Photo: Frederic J Brown/AFP/Getty Images) Views
The Choice Is Ours: Extinction or Rebellion?
Due to capitalism’s rapaciousness, our species is hurtling towards ecocide at a frightening pace.
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