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The Wrong (aka Black) Body: Cleveland Says 12-Year-Old Tamir Rice Guilty In His Own Death
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The Buck Stops Here – Greece is Fighting to Save Europe
Greece has been dragged through a lot of mud in the media over the past few years because previous governments overborrowed, and that contributed to the initial crisis that -- we should remember -- Spain, Portugal, Italy and almost everyone else in the eurozone had to go through. But the initial...
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'Right to Work'? Right-Wing Origin
Mark Twain famously noted, “History doesn’t repeat itself, but it does rhyme.” The current efforts to roll back the ability of working people to counterbalance the corporate domination of America's politics is firmly rooted in the initial corporate opposition to the Wagner Act of 1935 that finally...
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Chicago's Gitmo
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As Fast Track Looms, Opposition Mounts to Corporate-Friendly Trade Deals
'We have learned that when these trade deals get rushed through, working people get the short end of the stick,' says Rev. William Barber
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Congress Is Poised to Introduce a Bill to Fast Track TPP So It's Time to Act Now
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) talks are stalling while the White House assures its trading partners that this secret trade agreement won't be amended when it comes back to Congress for ratification after the President signs the deal. That's why the Executive is scrambling to get its allies in...
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Great Recession Linked to Rising Suicides Among Middle-Aged Americans
New study follows numerous findings that austerity and economic hardship are tied to suicide spikes across age groups and nations
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Germany Approves Agreement for Greek Loan Extension
Parliament votes overwhelmingly to accept proposal put forth by Syriza-led government in Athens
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TPP, Peace and Conflict: It’s Not about Trade, It’s about How We Trade
Let’s get one thing straight to begin with. Trade is good. We do it all the time. Trade has been pretty much part of recorded human history and evidence reveals prehistorical trade routes in many parts of the world. It becomes a little bit trickier when we look at large-scale international trade...
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Economists Throw Weight Behind Universal Health Care in Vermont
'Publicly financed health care systems result in improved health outcomes, lower costs and greater equity,' reads letter delivered Thursday
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