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Onslaught of the Oily Authoritarians

The only realistic course is to protect the electoral process despite all its flaws, ensure universal voting rights, and push harder than ever to make this country what it has never been: a multiracial, pluralistic democracy.

Stan Cox ·


It's Tough Times, But Here Are 10 Reasons We Should Have Hope

The struggle never ends. It is hard because it has to be hard—because the fight is about overcoming fundamental imbalances of power, and those with power will not give it up without a fight.

Robert Reich ·


From SCOTUS to Shireen: Same Extremism, Same Threat

We're facing one thing: a struggle over power, and it's not over yet.

Laura Flanders ·


Steps to Encourage Peace in Ukraine

This war could devolve into a nuclear war which could destroy civilization.

Deb Sawyer ·


This Is Not the Culmination of the Right-Wing Legal Movement—It's the Dawn of It.

The unelected hard-right faction now in power on the Court is poised to allow the most restrictive laws possible to be applied to women's bodies while ruling hands-off of regulating corporations whose products are harming our planet.

Lisa Graves ·


Ukraine and the Anti-War Dilemma

The significance of Ukraine's struggle certainly doesn't lie in educating Americans, but perhaps it is finally making us reckon with the costs of war, as we've needed to do for so long.

Nan Levinson ·


Buffalo Shows We Must Confront the Right's Racist Propaganda

The state will hold the Buffalo shooting suspect accountable for this act of terror. The politicians and propagandists propagating the lies and the hate surely won't consider themselves responsible.

Jesse Jackson ·


For Biden's Summit of the Americas, Obama's Handshake With Raúl Castro Shows the Way

The U.S. president should invite all the nations of the region to the summit and shake the hands of every head of state to foster better dialogue and a brighter future for the hemisphere.

Medea Benjamin ·


Rising Authoritarianism and Escalating Climate Change Are Supported by the Same Industries

The biggest obstacles, a recent U.N. climate report noted, are national leaders who are unwilling to regulate fossil fuel corporations, reduce greenhouse gas emissions or plan for renewable energy production.

Eve Darian-Smith ·


Young America's Dilemma: The Predatory Choice Between Student Loan Debt and Military Enlistment

It is easy to draw parallels between student loan companies and another institution that targets students, especially low income students, with promises of a fulfilling life: the US military.

Liz Walters ·

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