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Why the Climate Change Message Isn't Working
Threats of global catastrophe won't move people to action. Only the heart can inspire zeal.
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Degrowth: A Call for Radical Abundance
One of the core claims of degrowth economics is that by restoring public services and expanding the commons, people will be able to access the goods that they need to live well without needing high levels of income.
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American Democracy Seems Rigged Because It Is
Why we must get big money out of politics
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Integrating the Social Safety Net Into America's Prisons
The First Step Act is a good first step in facilitating incarcerated Americans’ reentry into society. The next should be facilitating the enrollment of the incarcerated into social safety net programs upon their release.
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) News
'Call Me a Radical': Ocasio-Cortez Suggests 70% Tax Rate for Ultra Rich to Help Pay for Green New Deal
Pushing back against skeptics of taxing the wealthy to pay for efforts to avert climate catastrophe, she says, "I think that it only has ever been radicals that have changed this country."
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Five hundred citizens clearly signing a petition will get a Senator to attend; considerably fewer names a U.S. Representative.(Photo: Architect of the Capitol) Views
It’s Your Congress, People! Make It Work for You!
Just 535 humans (Senators and Representatives) need your votes far more than they need fat cat campaign contributions
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Now That Everybody Is for Medicare for All, Opponents Say Let’s Dilute It
Tweaks and fixes that leave the for-profit insurers intact won't work. Only a mass social movement can overcome the huge resource and political advantages of the medical-industrial complex
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This Girl Is On Fire
Talk about your welcome sea change. After suffering through eight years of racist, boorish, bellicose mini-Trump Paul LePage, Mainers this week celebrated the swearing-in of our 75th - and first woman - governor Janet Mills, a wonkish Democratic former Attorney General who often tangled with LePage...
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Medical bills from an unexpected illness or accident are the leading cause of financial emergency for Americans. (Photo: National Nurses United/Flickr/cc) Views
2019: The Year of Medicare for All
Behind all of the disheartening statistics found in the current for-profit system are real people, enduring pain and suffering that should be unacceptable in the wealthiest country on earth
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We're in the midst of another progressive political uprising that's been coalescing since about 2010. (Photo: John Williams/flickr/cc) Views
DIY Democracy
Our elected "representatives" have been bluntly ignoring what we want and routinely delivering precisely what we don't want
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