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As Trump Threatens to Bomb Syria, Lawmakers Say Attack Without Congressional Approval "Unconstitutional"
Progressive leaders also pointed out that "it has become increasingly clear that U.S. military interventions will likely add to the mass suffering in Syria."
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In 'Chilling' Escalation, Trump Warns Russia That Missiles 'Will Be Coming' at Syria
One critic argued the president's tweet shows "why those who have been demanding Trump be more belligerent are dangerous idiots."
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Opening a New Way for Democrats to Run and Win
If anything, the problem is that the progressive efforts are too weak, not too strong.
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The Vital Congressional Hearing on the Endless War That Probably Nobody Watched
The "2001 AUMF," said Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.), "has become a blank check for any president to wage war anytime, anywhere, anyplace without the consent or oversight of Congress."
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"Fiercely opposed to the Iraq War, Raskin wrote in 2007: "(The) United States must avoid making more global messes. The nuclear option must be removed from the table, including threats of 'preemptive' and 'preventive' war." (Photo: Twitter) Views
Wisconsin-Born Marcus Raskin Shaped Progressive Politics Of Two Centuries
Raskin never lost faith in that prospect of universal justice.
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Remembering Marc Raskin (1934-2017): A Progressive Leader Whose Legacy Outlives His Death
"We'll keep working in your name—challenging the new threats, stopping the next wars, transforming the new world, finding the new leaders."
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"The state of Jordan called it “nuts” and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) said it was a gift to “radicals and extremists.” (Photo: Getty) Views
Why Are Democratic Senators Enabling One Of Trump’s Worst Decisions?
Trump’s action has already begun to wreak havoc in the Middle East.
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"They are gutting the energy industry sector that is actually creating the most jobs.  Why? Because they are indebted to the coal, oil and gas industry." (Photo: Megan Behm/Twitter) Views
Tax Reform as a Trojan Horse and the Muffled Mumblings of the Democrats
Drowning the beast.
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"But the total takeover of the U.S. government by the Republican Party, occasioned by the GOP sweep in the 2016 elections, has produced a disaster for the peace movement―and for anyone concerned about building a peaceful world." (Photo: Cleo Leng/flickr/cc) Views
The Peace Movement and Electoral Politics
With the 2018 Congressional elections occurring in less than a year, the peace movement has the opportunity to enhance its leverage over U.S. public policy.
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When Will Democrats Stop Being Losers?
The moment is ripe for enacting a bold and progressive agenda, but the party still seems unwilling to make the urgent leap
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