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"A strong majority of Americans, irrespective of political alignment, consider democratic ideals and values important and believe we fall far short in living up to them." (Photo: Stephanie McCabe/Unsplash) Views
Confronting the Great American Myth
The founders of the United States have the society they wanted—one that keeps people like them in power.
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Concerning Medicare for All, It's Not a Time for "Can't"
Now is the moment for people arguing against a system that covers everyone while reducing overall costs to be quiet and enjoy some moments of reflection
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Medicare for All Has Been Embraced by 2020 Democrats for One Key Reason: Bernie Sanders
Just a few years ago Sanders' call for 'Medicare far all' was deemed too extreme, but things are very different now.
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Media Badly Botching the Medicare For All Debate
There are any number of reasons you might oppose universal coverage. What you cannot say, however, is that a universal system is unaffordable.
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Antidotes to Brutal Capitalism? Some Hidden in Plain Sight
Across the country, Americans in all walks of life are creating companies with business models driven by social purpose, not just their own pocketbook priorities.
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Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren Team Up to Lower Prescription Drug Prices
The two senators, both likely 2020 presidential candidates, are leading the charge to reduce drug prices in the United States
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The New Economics Foundation’s Happy Planet Index determined that Costa Rica is the greenest and happiest place in the world. The HPI considers three variables: happiness, ecological footprint, and life expectancy. (Photo: Susan Hardman) Views
Why Costa Rica Tops the Happiness Index
How a focus on peace is helping this Central American country top the Happy Planet Index
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'The Climate Is a Disaster': Fourth Week of Student-Led Strike as Tens of Thousands March in Belgium
Primary school children tell politicians: "I'll do my homework when you do yours."
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Erik Olin Wright leaves behind an incredible moral and intellectual legacy. (Photo: Rosa Luxemburg-Stiftung) Views
A Great Heart Stopped: Erik Olin Wright (1947-2019)
Wright leaves a legacy of brilliant leftist thought, as well as compassion and kindness
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Congress must hold informative and investigative public hearings to inform the media and to alert and empower the people. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Views
Demand Critical Congressional Hearings—Long Overdue, Avoided or Blocked
We need these Congressional hearings to make up for the years of deliberate inaction and avoidance
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