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No Room for Business as Usual at the Summit of the Americas
While all eyes during the Summit of the Americas in Panama were on the hemisphere’s presidents and political intrigues, such as the meeting between President Obama and Cuban President Castro or the hostilities between the United States and Venezuela, far more substantial was the separate meeting...
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Newly Leaked TTIP Draft Reveals Far-Reaching Assault on US/EU Democracy
Mammoth deal an even greater boon to corporate power than previously known, warn analysts
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Another Fight For 15: A $15,000 Dividend for Every American Family
Every American deserves a share of our country's co-owned wealth. While the Kochs and the Waltons may not be lining up to collect their checks, most families will, and they will benefit immensely, as will the economy in an inevitable surge of consumer spending. It's not redistribution or a handout...
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What Progressive Populists are Looking For
On Wednesday, a reporter asked me what progressive populists want from a Democratic candidate. Hillary Clinton, he noted, appeared to be pretty solid on a number of progressive issues from gay rights to raising the minimum wage. But noticeably missing from his list were issues that require a...
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A Return to the Earth
Amidst Earth Day rallies and concerts, celebrate our singular planet with the extraordinary photos of two Scandinavian artists documenting "the link between humanity and the natural world" in their ongoing Eyes As Big as Plates series. Occasionally popping up online as "Old Finnish People With...
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'Stop TTIP': Global Day of Action Draws Tens of Thousands
'Rising anti-American sentiment linked to revelations of U.S. spying and fears of digital domination by firms like Google'
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Obama’s Trade Agreements are a Gift to Corporations
"These agreements are conceived and drafted by corporations, and sponsored by both political parties."
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Can New Populist Agenda Harness Passions, Create Movement From Below?
Coalition of progressive advocacy groups hopes shared planks will broaden political discourse and hold politicians' feet to the fire on key issues
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Mental Health Experts Warn of 'Emotional Toxicity' of Neoliberalism
Letter released Friday denounces profound damage caused by austerity
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Open Veins, Healing Wounds, in Latin America
For the first time in more than half a century, the presidents of the United States and Cuba have had a formal meeting. Barack Obama met with Cuban President Raul Castro at the 7th Summit of the Americas, held this year in Panama City. Cuba’s participation has been blocked by the U.S. since the...
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