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Vowing to Deliver High-Speed Broadband for All, Sanders Plan Would Enshrine Internet as Public Utility
"Access to the internet is a necessity in today's economy, and it should be available for all."
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Be Best, My Ass
Hypocrisy shining through. No cage for her, yet. OK, we are now and truly done with the con man and his money-grubbing hussy squatting in the White House. To date, the Birther Queen of Hypocrisy has stayed shrewdly silent through it all: The rapes, lies, cruelty, racism, corruption, bullying,...
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The new right has set about reordering the political landscape. Mainstream parties have lost credibility. Politics have become even more polarized. Not just liberalism but democracy itself is under attack. (Photo: The Battle for Another World / Institute for Policy Studies) Views
Inside the Battle for Another World
Understanding how the new right went global—and how to stop it—is key to keeping our planet habitable.
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A protester holds a flare as public and private workers demonstrate and shout slogans during a mass strike against pension reforms on December 05, 2019 in Marseille, France. France has drawn up emergency plans for a major strike against pension reforms, which is one of the biggest challenges in President Macron's far-reaching reform. (Photo: Arnold Jerocki/Getty Images) News
Denouncing Macron's Neoliberal Pension Reforms, Hundreds of Thousands of Striking Workers Bring France to a Halt
"We have one of the best pension systems in the world, if not the best. Yet the president has decided, purely out of ideology, to wipe it out."
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London company management firm Formations House was the subject of a massive leak that journalists began reporting on Wednesday. News
Massive Leak of Data Reveals Money-Hiding Secrets of Superrich—and This Is 'Only the Beginning'
"It's hard to overstate how notorious and suspicious the firm is."
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A Very Sick Man
Trudeau practices his meditation. CNN photo. Front photo by Jonathan Ernst/Reuters Oh man. The Stable Genius just fell off the world stage at London's NATO meeting, and it was not pretty. His speech slurred and his eyes amphetamine-huge, Trump's wee brain seemed spectacularly frazzled, perhaps by...
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According to CNN, the contract issued on Monday is the Navy's "most expensive shipbuilding contract ever" and was awarded to weapons maker General Dynamics Electric Boat and subcontractors.  (Photo: U.S. Navy/General Dynamics Electric Boat) News
US Navy Places $22 Billion Cyber Monday Order for Nuclear Submarines, But Who Is Asking How We Gonna Pay For It?
"$22 billion could fund a lot of kids learning," said Albert Lee, a Democrat running for Congress in Oregon. "We need an education race; not a wasted arms race."
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A Briton is shocked at the cost of an ambulance ride in the U.S. News
'So If You're Poor, You're Dead'? Watch These Brits Gasp When They Find Out Cost of Healthcare in the United States
"The cost of American healthcare is literally unimaginable to most British people."
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Report Details How Social Security Has Become Rigged for the Wealthy While Leaving Behind Those It Was Designed to Help
"The program's become less progressive," said Jim Roosevelt, a former Social Security Administration official and grandson of FDR.
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The Right Thing To Do
Real people, real issues. Screenshot. For the start of another bleak week at the circus, a reminder that our future boasts the succor and promise of political leaders with empathy, decency, values and emotional intelligence who may yet - please God - take the reins of power from the soulless...
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