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Scathing UN Report Condemns Trump and GOP for 'Deliberately' Driving Up Already Devastating Inequality
"At the end of the day, particularly in a rich country like the United States, the persistence of extreme poverty is a political choice made by those in power."
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Needed Now: A Real and Radical Left
Without a functioning left able to fight and do things for ordinary working and poor people, we will have nothing to defend and sustain our households, families and communities when the next big capitalist meltdown comes—an event that is due in the very near future
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'Not Just Morally Wrong—It's Against the Law': Keith Ellison Calls Out Elon Musk for Anti-Union Threats
In letter, congressman asks Musk if he'll stop "threatening employees with retaliation for exercising federally protected rights"
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We Have a "Free Trade" Problem, But Trump Offers All the Wrong Economic Answers
Free-market orthodoxy has failed. It’s time to consider our public interest.
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What's A Black Life Worth In Trump's America? Four Bucks, Evidently. Oops, Scratch That. Four Cents.
In what's been called "the most racist jury 'award' in history," a Florida jury has decided there was really no problem with cops shooting and killing Gregory Vaughn Hill Jr., 30, in 2014 because he was playing music too loudly in his own garage while drunk. (Need we add, Hill was black?) The civil...
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Paving Way for Next Taxpayer-Funded Wall Street Bailout, Trump Fed Unveils Plan to Gut Volcker Rule
"Just ten years after the financial crisis, Congress and the federal regulators have once again become Wall Street's enthusiastic partners in deregulation, putting the rest of us at risk for the sake of still greater industry profits."
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'This Is a Democracy, Not a Dictatorship': Federal Workers Union Sues Donald Trump
"This president seems to think he is above the law, and we are not going to stand by while he tries to shred workers' rights."
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Decrying Defaulted Loans of Deadbeat Corporations, One Million Indian Bank Workers Hold 48-Hour Strike
Rejecting banks' excuses for paltry raise proposal, union leaders say ordinary employees shouldn't have to pay to price for bad loans
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Hundreds Arrested Nationwide as Poor People's Campaign Demands 'End to the War Economy'
"We have a long history of wars against other people, mostly people of color, around the world. It's time we stopped calling it the Defense Department and started calling it what it is: the Department of War."
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Amid Grassroots Push, Medicare for All Winning Big in Democratic Primaries
"Being able to go to the doctor for any reason and not worry about paying for it? That sounds pretty good. We should do that."
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