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What We Can Learn From Occupy Wall Street for Today's Tax Fight

The movement galvanized public outrage and begged for a fundamental shift from a system that was rigged in favor of corporations and the wealthy. The lesson from the last year and a half is that this kind of shift can happen.
Amy Hanauer ·


Michael Moore Turns Up the Heat in Fahrenheit 11/9

The cinematic son of America’s industrial proletariat launches a blistering broadside

Ed Rampell ·


Dying From ALS, Ady Barkan Will Save U.S. Democracy if It's the Last Thing He Does

“We’re on the verge of a political revolution.”

Will Bunch ·


Just How Rich are the Ultra Rich?

Some rich people fly first class to fancy hotels. Others fly private jets to private islands.

Josh Hoxie ·


Trump Might Be Leading the US to Another Meltdown

Following the quiet rollback of Obama-era Wall Street regulations, the US may be on the verge of yet another crash

Larry Beinhart ·


The New Poor People’s Campaign: Seeds of a Non-Party Opposition?

All of us who have participated in one or another aspect of what has come to be known as the Trump Resistance should think about how we should be connecting with the new Poor People’s Campaign—and with each other.

Jeremy Brecher ·


The Spirit of 1968 Is Inextinguishable —Even 50 Years Later

This rebellious era shaped radical activists – and aggressive capitalists. What can we learn from 1968, for democratic change today?

Hilary Wainwright ·


The DCCC’s Mind Games and the Ballad of Roy Moore

Progressive candidates deserve better than comparisons to Roy Moore and intimidation tactics by establishment heavyweights inside the Democratic Party

Roy Eidelson ·


Class Dismissed: Class Conflict and Teacher Rebellion in Red State America

Insurgent teachers are instructing us all about a tale of denial for which we’ve paid a heavy price.

Steve Fraser ·


'We are the 99%': But Richest 1% Will Soon Own Two-Thirds Of World's Wealth

Anger over inequality reaches a ‘tipping point’

Common Dreams staff ·


The Largest Protests In American History Are Happening Now. Expect Them To Get Bigger.

A combustible array of variables, including the rise in authoritarianism and anti-authoritarianism worldwide and technology that makes it easier to organize sibling marches, have contributed to historic turnouts.

Heather Dockray ·

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