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 A Honduran immigrant entertains a fellow immigrant's child in front a map of Mexico showing train routes leading north at a shelter for undocumented Central American immigrants on September 14, 2014 in Tenosique, Mexico. The shelter, called La 72, is run by Fransiscan friars and is the first stop for thousands of Central American immigrants crossing north through Mexico to reach the United States. Many risk riding atop "La Bestia" or The Beast, a freight train which passes through Tenosique in Mexico's sou Views
The US Needs a Marshall Plan for Central America
How much longer will we watch the suffering and inhumanity before we agree that we need to do something big?
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Democratic presidential hopeful U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) speaks during the AARP and The Des Moines Register Iowa Presidential Candidate Forum on July 19, 2019 in Sioux City, Iowa. News
'Warning Lights Are Flashing,' Says Elizabeth Warren, Detailing Plan to Stave Off Impending Financial Crisis
Democratic presidential hopeful warns of "a number of serious shocks on the horizon that could cause our economy's shaky foundation to crumble."
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It's Just Good Business: Even Red States Are Dumping Coal for Solar
Arizona, despite being GOP-dominated, is number 3 in the US for residential solar power production. In the first quarter of 2019 alone, Arizona homeowners put in 52.83 megawatts of new solar installations. As for industrial-scale solar, Arizona utility APS generates 1.4 gigawatts worth of solar...
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What He Hath Wrought
Photo illustration by Elisha Tatone. Front photo illustration by Elise Swain for The Intercept/Getty Image Remarkably, our tireless Il Douche is still spewing sick racist hate. This weekend, he again reversed himself and declared the "Send Her Back" mob at his latest Nazi rally "incredible patriots...
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Sign reads: A better world is possible. Views
An Agenda for a New Internationalism
The Labour Party's International Social Forum kickstarted a much needed debate about global justice.
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With Petition to Congress, 100,000+ People Demand Green New Deal 'That Fixes Our Food System'
"We can't solve the climate crisis without taking food & ag into account!"
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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) speaks during an event to introduce the Raise The Wage Act in the Rayburn Room at the U.S. Capitol January 16, 2019 in Washington, DC. The proposed legislation, which will gradually raise the minimum wage to $15 by 2024, is unlikely to pass in the Republican-controlled Senate. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) News
After House Passes $15 Minimum Wage Bill, Bernie Sanders Demands McConnell Let Senate Vote
"If Senator McConnell wants to vote against that bill and explain to the people of Kentucky why he believes a $7.25 minimum wage is acceptable to him that is his prerogative," said the 2020 presidential candidate
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 Fighting this war is as much a matter of demobilization—reversing courses of action, shrinking our carbon footprint—as it is mobilizing green energy production and rebuilding society around a green consciousness. (Photo by Erik McGregor/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images) Views
Fighting Climate Change Means Ending War
This is not a mere moral abstraction, something to do because it’s right and good. We will disappear as a species if we don’t—no matter how much money we have
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The Green New Deal Must Include Regenerative Agriculture and an End to Factory Farming
A millennial perspective on why the way we farm and how we consume food must be part of the conversation when it comes to the climate crisis
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In the Face of Flaming Racism We Are Well and Truly Done With Decorum
Twitter Photo Jesus. We have now been treated to the grotesque spectacle of a longtime party of craven, slimy, old white bigots dropping their carefully crafted masks, embracing their demonic inner Klansman, and furiously dancing around reality by declaiming it's unseemly to call a vicious racist...
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