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'Pure Propaganda': New York Times Condemned for Comparing Sanders Green New Deal to Trump Border Wall
"Article misses a key 'expert' perspective: The climate scientists who are saying we need to radically transform every aspect of our economy in the next decade if we want even a 50 percent chance of averting catostrophic climate crisis."
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Communities across the U.S. are taking network construction into their own hands. (Photo: T.Dallas/Shutterstock.com) Views
Cities and States Take Up the Battle for an Open Internet and Municipal Broadband
A different vision of how the internet could operate is already taking shape across the United States.
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Applauding His Record of Standing Up to 'Charter Billionaires,' United Teachers Los Angeles Endorses Bernie Sanders
"Critically, like UTLA, Sen. Sanders believes in building a national movement for real, lasting change."
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Remembering the Battle for Seattle: Organizers Launch Project to Reflect on 20 Years of Lessons
The 1999 protest against the World Trade Organization was a key turning point on the cusp of the 21st century, and there is no better moment to remember the lessons and carry forward bold visions of resistance.
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Striking high school students march to protest for more effective government climate change policy on January 25, 2019 in Berlin, Germany. News
'Beginning of the End of Climate-Wrecking Fossil Fuel Finance': World's Largest Public Bank Ditches Oil and Coal
Environmentalist Bill McKibben called the decision a "truly amazing win."
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A recent IPS report finds that 80 percent of S&P 500 firms last year paid their CEO over 100 times their median employee pay. At 50 publicly held firms, workers would have to toil at least 1,000 years to make as much as their boss made in just one. (Photo collage: Getty Images) Views
Sanders, Lee, and Tlaib Lead Effort to Tax Huge CEO-Worker Pay Gaps
The House-Senate companion bill address corporate America's extreme disparities, giving firms an incentive to lift up the bottom and bring down the top of their pay scales.
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Demonstrators wave flags as they take part during the day of cultural activities 'El Derecho a Vivir en Paz' called by 'Movimiento Unidad Social' at Plaza O'Higgins on October 27, 2019 in Santiago, Chile. Unidad Social, an organization conformed by various social groups, has called society to be part of cultural activities in defence of human rights and against abuses, under the slogan #NoMasAbusos (No more abuses) people demand Sebastian Piñera's Government attention to issues such as health care, pension Views
Why Aren't People in the US Rising Up Like Those Elsewhere in the World?
Without a mass movement continually pushing and prodding for real change and holding politicians accountable—for their policies as well as their words—our neoliberal rulers assume that they can safely ignore the concerns and interests of ordinary people.
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Senate Democrats Join GOP to Back 'Automatic Austerity' Bill That Would Gut Social Programs, Hamstring Bold Policies
"One priority of a Sanders or Warren White House absolutely must be politically crushing the deficit scolds within the Democratic Party."
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A supporter of Bolivian ex-President Evo Morales waves white flags during clashes with riot police following a protest in La Paz on November 13, 2019. News
'We Don't Want Any Dictators': Bolivians Flood Streets to Protest Right-Wing, Anti-Indigenous Coup
"Anti-Indigenous racism is at the heart of what's happening in Bolivia."
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Israel Is Killing Children Asleep In Their Homes. Humans. Not Numbers. Again.
The Sawarka family's dead. Photo by Fatima Shbair/MEE. On front, an Israeli drone-fired missile killed 7-year-old Amir Rafat Ayyad as he rode on a motorbike with his father Rafat Muhammad Ayyad, 54, and older brother Islam Rafat Ayyad, 24, as they were trying to get to al-Shifa Hospital The reign...
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