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Friday, December 27, 2019
If you use Department of Education figures, as opposed to those put out by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the number of people suffering homelessness in the U.S. is closer to 1.4 million each year—not the 500,000 to 600,000 figure frequently used. (Photo: Garry Knight/cc/flickr) Pat LaMarche
Trumpian Attacks on Homelessness and California Are Utter and Total Poppycock
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has a system for counting the homeless that is worthless: utterly worthless. And the media's failure to report this story accurately is dangerous.
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I cannot think of a more important and powerful time to march. (Photo: Susan Melkisethian/flickr/cc) Naava Ellenberg
Now Is Not the Time for Women to Stop Marching
The 2020 march will be the strongest demonstration of our power yet, as we lift up every member of our community in our calls for justice.
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Is Joseph saying that Trump, by the force of his magnetic personality, will send young people thronging back to the faith? (Photo: Creative Commons) Mike Lofgren
The Stupidest Op-Ed of 2019 Argues Trump Will Inspire a Religious Revival
Newsweek just published a piece that set a record for preposterous ideas, confidently but incoherently argued.
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Gandhi said we must become the change we want to see. (Photo: Brian Larkin) Brian Larkin
Extinction Rebellion: A Flock of Starlings and a Plane Tree
The collective impact of human activity is already, and at an ever increasing pace, destroying life on earth.
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Many political leaders from both parties condemned Trump for the remarks, which, of course, were cheered by the crowd in Battle Creek. (Photo: Tom Pennington/Getty Images) Dave Zweifel
Trump's 'Moral Character' Is Severely Lacking
Trump's broadside against the late congressman from Michigan, John Dingell, was disgusting and deplorable.
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"Anti-Trump Protest - Chicago" (Photo: Alek S/CC BY 2.0) Manuel Serrano
Avoiding the Collapse of Democracy Is Our Responsibility
Democracy needs to keep moving forward. If we elude our responsibility when it comes to breathing new life into the values that sustain it, our liberal societies will eventually collapse.
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The voters I spoke to at these events are fighting for change. They want an economy that puts workers first. (Photo: Ron Adar/SOPA Images/LightRocket?Getty Images) Larry Cohen
Voters Want Change, Not Centrism
Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg and other candidates aiming for the so-called center do not inspire voters.
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Women who do not have health insurance are more likely to delay prenatal care, contributing to maternal mortality rates. (Photo: Getty) Julie A. Burkhart
The High Price of Abortion Restrictions
States with more restrictions on reproductive health care have higher maternal and infant mortality rates.
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The good news is that housing is finally being addressed as the national crisis it is. (Photo: Shutterstock) Nicole Braun
We Need a New Deal for Housing
I’ve worked hard my whole life and will probably never own a home. This is a policy shame, not a personal one.
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Democratic presidential hopeful Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders Speaks to supporters at an Immigration Town Hall in San Ysidro, California on December 20, 2019 at San Ysidro High School. (Photo: Sandy Huffaker / AFP / Getty Images) Norman Solomon
Here It Comes: Get Ready for a Stop-Bernie Onslaught Like You've Never Seen
Beware. Because disparaging and minimizing Bernie in 2019 didn't work, the next step in 2020 will be to trash him with a vast array of full-bore attacks.
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