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Yes, Windfall Taxes on Big Oil Are Warranted—But That's Not All

While windfall taxes are undoubtedly justified, their efficacy is suspect.

Yanis Varoufakis ·


Hay Vidas En Peligro: Es Hora De Una Ley Nacional De Días De Descanso Pagados

No hay justicia económica y racial sin acceso a permisos retribuidos.

Vicky Badillo ·


The Military to American Youth: You Belong to Me

The U.S. military needs more than just money (a trillion dollars or so) in its annual budget. It needs access to America's young people as well—both their wallets and their minds.

Robert C. Koehler ·


Lives Are on the Line: It's Time for a National Paid Leave Policy

There is no economic and racial justice without access to paid leave.

Vicky Badillo ·


Fascist Fingers in the Air: Terrifying American Nightmare Unfolds at Trump Rally

A terrifying Trump rally in Ohio—punctuated by a dictatorial rant backed by QAnon-associated music—highlights an alarming GOP turn.

Will Bunch ·


Media Offers Little Critique Over Biden's Seizure of Afghan Funds

The story of Biden's reallocation of Afghanistan's reserves wasn't mentioned by a single TV news outlet, according to a search of the Nexis news database.

Julie Hollar ·


Data Reveals Poverty Is a Political Choice

New data from the U.S. Census Bureau reveals that there were a whopping 45 million fewer Americans in poverty in 2021 than in 2020.

Karen Dolan ·


Who Will Liberate Our Tweens From These Corporate Tentacles?

The open floodgates of direct marketing of anything and everything to kids has become a half-trillion-dollar annual business. We must fight back.

Ralph Nader ·


Is the US at War with Moscow in Ukraine?

Call it 'leading from behind,' 'proxy war,' or 'hybrid war,' Washington is very much a party in the devastating war in Ukraine.

Ramzy Baroud ·


Ukraine War: Still a Cuban Missile Crisis in Slow Motion

Russia's use of tactical nuclear weapons could trigger a cataclysmic nuclear exchange.

Joseph Gerson ·

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