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The More Israelis Breathe, the More Palestinians Choke: IDF Soldiers Kill Autistic Man For No Discernible Reason
Remembering the victims. AFP photo In a grisly reminder America's not the only home to state racism and deadly abuse by those wielding its power, Israeli soldiers in Jerusalem's Old City shot and killed at point-blank range Iyad Khairi Halak, a severely autistic, 32-year-old Palestinian man - to...
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Cancellation of student debt would also boost the broader economy by creating a huge financial stimulus. (Photo: YouTube/screenshot) Views
Instead of Bailing Out For-Profit Colleges, Congress Should Cancel Student Debt
Lifting student debt burdens would particularly benefit people of color, while giving the economy a major boost.
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It's a Pandemic, But Millionaire Trump Adviser Complains $600-Per-Week Boost in Unemployment Benefits Is Too Generous
Economists have warned that in addition to "causing avoidable human misery," ending the enhanced unemployment insurance "would severely hamper spending—and, by extension, the overall economic recovery."
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Sunset over the Blue Nile river and downtown Khartoum with its Corinthia hotel and GNPOC Tower, Khartoum, Sudan. Views
Sudan's Democratic Revolution is Being Undermined by the United States
Economic recovery from decades of autocratic misrule is critical for Sudan. The U.S. is maintaining sanctions, effectively punishing the country for the sins of the dictatorship the Sudanese people overthrew.
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There's a Simple Solution to the Unemployment Crisis: Offer Everyone a Job
Had we put a job guarantee in place 10 years ago we would have had institutional infrastructure that would be ready to employ folks now.
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Rearranging the Deck Chairs on COVID, Race, Polls and the Great American Experiment
Now out-and-out ditching the work of the Democratic Experiment Wow. It turns out the only thing Bunker Boy's good at is bald-faced-and-headed denial: With chaos on all sides, he's virtually, increasingly throwing up his hands at the hard work of the American Democratic Experiment and repeatedly...
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Sunrise NYC, a climate activist group, rallies in front of Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer's office in Midtown Manhattan demanding that he support the Green New Deal. News
Research Shows 'Linking Climate Policy to Social and Economic Justice Makes It More Popular'
"The public wants a Green New Deal. The public wants green stimulus. The public wants to address inequality."
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So we wait and hope, while speaking truth to power and doing our best to re-imagine a truly transformational way of living that can take us into what Quinn calls "humanity's next great adventure." (Photo: Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images) Views
America Needs Deep Cultural and Political Renewal—Is it Even Possible?
Perhaps we have seen the beginnings of this with huge numbers of Americans waking up and taking to the streets to protest the economic and racial injustice of our train-wrecked society.
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Erasing 30 Years of Progress, Covid-19 Pandemic Could Lead to More Than One Billion People Living in Poverty: Study
"These findings expose the extent of precarity in developing countries, but also the fragility of poverty reductions to any economic shock."
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Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin arrives to speak in the briefing room of the White House in Washington, D.C. on October 11, 2019. ( News
'Speaking of Looting...': Trump Admin. Refuses to Disclose Corporate Recipients of $500 Billion in Coronavirus Bailout Funds
"This is outrageous AND exactly what was obviously going to happen AND exactly why many of us opposed CARES as written."
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