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Elizabeth Warren Praised for Plan to Break Up Tech Giants

"A new anti-monopoly movement is happening, and Warren is coming out swinging at the right targets!" says Zephyr Teachout

Andrea Germanos ·


'Fearless' Progressive Jumaane Williams Elected NYC's Public Advocate

The progressive activist and Brooklyn councilman won election Tuesday with a decisive plurality. 

Eoin Higgins ·


Resisting Trump Is Not Enough: 20,000 Activists Ask Democratic Candidates Where They Stand on Bold Agenda

The message behind a new pledge is this: "Yes, fight Trump – but Americans also want to hear big solutions to the large economic problem our country faces."

Roger Hickey ·


'Not Surprising' But 'So Shameful': Ousted by Ocasio-Cortez, Joe Crowley Heads to K Street Lobbying Firm

Toppled in 2018 primary by progressive challenger, the ex-lawmaker will lobby for a firm whose clients include Amazon, Royal Dutch Shell, UnitedHealth, and the Saudi monarchy

Jessica Corbett ·


'Anything Is Possible,' Declares Ocasio-Cortez After Defeat of 'Amazon's Corporate Greed' in New York

"Speechless. Truth to power wins!" declared former New York attorney general candidate Zephyr Teachout after company cancels HQ2 project in Long Island City

Jake Johnson ·


"Don't Let Door Hit You on the Way Out": People Power Credited as Amazon Reportedly Reconsiders New York HQ2

"Can everyday people come together and effectively organize against creeping overreach of one of the world's biggest corporations? Yes, they can," says Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Jake Johnson ·


Once a 'Laughingstock' on Voting Rights, Reform Package Moves New York Toward More 'Inclusive Democracy'

"Make no mistake: this is far from the end to voting reform in our state. Our state needs a whole host of reforms to repair and expand the right to vote."

Jessica Corbett ·


"You're Worth $1 Trillion. Why Do You Need Our $3 Billion?" Angry New Yorkers Confront Amazon Execs at City Council Meeting

The online retail giant has said its new headquarters in New York will create 25,000 jobs for residents—a claim one protester derided as "smoke and mirrors"

Julia Conley ·


'It Keeps Getting Uglier': As True Costs of HQ2 Scam Emerge, Public Housing and School Offices Getting the Boot to Make Room for Amazon

"The fact that massive public subsidies are helping eliminate affordable housing units is just the latest reason this bad deal needs to be torn up and thrown away."

Jake Johnson ·


Cooking the Books in the Trump Universe

Could Donald Trump be a one-man version of either Enron or Lehman Brothers, someone who cooked “the books” until, well, he imploded?

Nomi Prins ·

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