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"Freedom" Does Not Mean Putting Our Children at Risk During a Pandemic

America's children shouldn't be held hostage to a partisan political brawl. It's time we focused solely on their learning and their safety.

Robert Reich ·


Billionaires Need to Get on Board With More Taxes or Expect the Pitchforks

The super-rich have made a killing off of the pandemic. It's time to tax the hell out of them to pay for programs that serve the working class.

Miles Kampf-Lassin ·


Why Does Your Right to Unmask Usurp My Child's Right to a Safe School?

If someone else doesn't wear a mask, hasn't been vaccinated and hasn't taken the proper precautions, they can spread the Covid-19 virus through the air and infect whole classrooms of people.

Steven Singer ·


A Path to Citizenship Could Soon Be Within Grasp for Millions of Undocumented Workers

Two years after the largest workplace raid in U.S. history, Democrats just passed a budget framework that could make millions of immigrant workers less vulnerable to exploitation.

Rebekah Entralgo ·


It's Time for a New Good Neighbor Policy Toward Latin America

President Biden must resist trying to revive a new Cold War with China and using that to undermine progressive governments in South America and side with the industrial oligarchs.

Jesse Jackson ·


If Arch-Conservative Ebrahim Raisi Wins Iran's Presidential Election, He Has Trump to Thank

Trump's legacy will be not that he overthrew the clerical government or made it beg him for a new treaty, but that he put the previously unpopular hard liners in the catbird seat.

Juan Cole ·


Generous Unemployment Benefits Are Not the Problem—Poverty Wages are

Business interests maintain their goal is merely to fill the slots with qualified candidates, but in fact they aim to fashion a cadre of workers who will accept, even actively seek, any job, no matter how demeaning or dangerous.

John Buell ·


The US Is Failing to Protect Care Workers

"Seeing as we are the ones who are supposed to be taking care of people, why is it that we are the least cared about?"

Rebekah Entralgo ·


Those Peddling Inflation Fears Should Not Be Heeded

Far from signaling the return of significant inflation, temporary price increases are exactly what one would expect in a recovery following an economic shutdown.

Joseph Stiglitz ·


Biden Should Make Normalizing Relations With Cuba "A Priority"

Biden ignores the crisis in Cuba at his own peril.

Medea Benjamin ·

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