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Inequality is Feeding America
Vast disparities in the economy happen not by chance, but by intentional design
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A New Year's Day Parade for 'Medicare for All' Signals Energized Battle Ahead in California
"People are hip to faux solutions and incrementalism and are not buying it. They want Medicare for All—and they want it now."
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Be Joyful, Though You Have Considered All the Facts
Sorry, no photo credit available. But be like these kids. Okay. So we got pretty fired up about it being a new year, but then it turned out the jackass-in-chief is still here. With a vengeance: Within hours of getting back to "work," the demented offenses and idiocies mounted. He insulted Iran,...
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'Socialism Will Win': Local DSA Chair Starts 2018 Off Right By Trolling Ted Cruz
Ted Cruz may not agree, but according to recent polls, Americans have an increasingly favorable view of socialism
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Iran Protests: Civil Rights Movement Or Revolution?
As things currently stand, these protests more closely resemble a continuation of Iran’s long-standing civil rights movement rather than an attempt to overthrow the government.
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Feeling Burned Out? When We Gather, We Get Energized
Removing debris after a hurricane or giving blood after a shooting empowers us.
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A New Year’s Resolution for the Media: Do Not Let Republicans Get Away With Saying ‘Reforms’ When They Mean ‘Cuts’
There’s no reason to expect general readers to intuitively understand that when House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) says he plans to “reform” entitlements, he means to cut them.
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There's Something Different About These Iran Protests
Four days into the protests, there are still more questions than answers.
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Netflix Raises Executive Salaries, Proving That 'Performance-Based' Pay Always Was a Sham
"For nearly a quarter-century, or since the Clinton era, tax deductions for executive salaries have been limited to $1 million per executive. But there's a loophole."
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What Bitcoin and Amazon Are Doing to the Middle Class
Roughly 20 percent of U.S. workers are in a high-paying finance, technology, and electronics sectors. The other 80 percent face a daily struggle to survive.
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