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Calling Out 'Crisis of Leadership' Under Trump, Ex-Obama HUD Chief Julián Castro Enters 2020 Presidential Race

Former San Antonio mayor announces campaign while vowing to recommit US to the Paris agreement and championing Medicare for All

Jessica Corbett ·


The Ongoing Kaepernick Controversy Shows Much of White America Is Still in 'Slave Patrol' Mode

There’s a long history of whites trashing blacks when they protest the systems whites have put in place to keep them down

Thom Hartmann ·


The Pragmatic Left Is Winning

For once, Democrats are not in disarray

Michelle Goldberg ·


The Left Is Just Getting Started

If centrists think a couple of close losses spells the end of the left, they have another thing coming

Ryan Cooper ·


The Ferguson Effect: Why Wesley Bell’s Primary Victory in St. Louis Matters

As we move toward the midterm elections of 2018, we would do well to pay attention to the continued influence of the movement for Black lives on local elections and on the changing face of criminal justice reform in America

Frank Leon Roberts ·


Despite Some Losses for Progressives, 'Fantastic Night for Centrists' Framing Misses the Point of What's Happening Inside Democratic Party

"Bravo for fighting unapologetically for the dignity and economic security of working people. This is only the beginning."

Jon Queally ·


Overcoming 'Decades of Corruption and Systemic Racism,' Reformer Wesley Bell Ousts Prosecutor Who Let Michael Brown's Killer Off the Hook

"We can't fundamentally reform our criminal justice system if we don't change our criminal prosecutors, and that's exactly what St. Louis County is poised to do."

Jake Johnson ·


Antwon Rose’s Life Matters

We need justice for Antwon.

Steven Singer ·


Why Abolishing ICE Is Good Climate Policy

The war on terror has unleashed unspeakable cruelty. We must not rely on its institutions to fix the climate crisis.

Kate Aronoff ·


Why We Should Be Alarmed That Israeli Forces And U.S. Police Are Training Together

The Israeli forces mowing down unarmed Palestinian protesters also train U.S. police forces that brutalize communities of color.

Domenica Ghanem ·

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