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Amid #DeleteFacebook Fervor, Experts Say Time to Tackle Big Data Profiteers
A social media platform like this "is the ultimate surveillance tool: an addictive product that's optimized to collect and analyze the intimate details of our lives."
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'We Need Medicare for All,' Says Warren, But Until That's Achieved Her New Bill Aims to Curb Pain of For-Profit System
"We need a healthcare system that puts patients first—not insurance companies."
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Alarm Sounds After EU Regulators Greenlight Bayer-Monsanto #MergerFromHell
Critics of the deal warn the decision will allow the companies, "together with BASF, to become data giants in agriculture—the 'Facebooks of farming'—with all the pitfalls that entails."
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'Energetically Corrupt' Mulvaney Gave Green Light to Delete Data on Trump's Tip-Stealing Rule
"This is a transparency concern, a legal concern, and I think it's got to be a concern for the legitimacy and the integrity of the deregulatory agenda writ large."
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"A working class boy from Illinois sent halfway around the world to kill a young farmer. How did we get here? How did this crazy war economy come to be?" (Photo: Philip Lederer) Views
It’s Time to Transform the War Economy
The Poor People's Campaign offers an antidote to a poisoned and militarized culture that has perverted the national agenda.
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“We have thoroughly tested the neoliberal theory that whatever profits a global corporation serves the common good. The result is that it doesn’t.”  (Photo: Illustration by Stuart Kinlough/Getty Images) Views
Tariffs Aren’t a Terrible Idea—If They’re About Well-Being of People Not Corporations
Tariffs on imports could be part of reorienting the global economy. Now is a good time to talk about it.
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The NSA Worked to “Track Down” Bitcoin Users, Snowden Documents Reveal
Classified documents provided by the whistleblower Edward Snowden show the NSA worked urgently to target Bitcoin users around the world
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Watch: Sanders, Warren, Moore Headline National Town Hall on Inequality and Oligarchy
"We need to ask the hard questions that the corporate media fails to ask: who owns America, and who has the political power? Why, in the richest country in the history of the world are so many Americans living in poverty?"
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Eliminate Nuclear Weapons by Divesting from Them
Just as in the recent outcry regarding the financing of the NRA, so to it must be for the companies that fund, develop and manufacture nuclear weapons
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These Kids Aren't Playing: Badass Breakfast Club Turns Detention Into Yet Another Gun Reform Protest
Sitting in at Pennridge. Photo by Anna Tinneny Lookit These Kids Redux: Over 200 students at Pennsylvania's Pennridge High who defied their school's ban on joining last week's nationwide walkout have transformed their ostensible punishment into Civil Disobedience 101 by turning their detention into...
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