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Thursday, July 12, 2018
"López Obrador has promised to launch a public-works program to employ 2.3 million young people and to raise pensions for the elderly." (Photo by Pedro Mera/Getty Images) Gregory Shupak
In Wake of AMLO Victory, US Media Fear Chavismo and Hope for ‘Business-Friendly’ Change
The neoliberal capitalist catechism also manifests itself by maligning those who have challenged its doctrines with any degree of success
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Guatemalan deportee Eric Perez embraces his daughter after he arrived on an ICE deportation flight on February 9, 2017 to Guatemala City, Guatemala.(Photo by John Moore/Getty Images) Marjorie Orellana
Kharma, Interconnectedness, and the Immigrant Crisis
There is plenty of evidence that the “immigrant crisis” we see today was initiated long ago by actions the United States took
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"The groundswell that’s been building around the planet for divestment derives its power from everyone working together toward the same end." (Photo: Screenshot/Twitter) Bill McKibben
Irish Parliament Makes History With Vote to Divest Country Fully From Fossil Fuels
Ireland today becomes the first country in the world to have voted to fully divest itself from the fossil fuel companies responsible for the climate crisis
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"Many U.S. progressives are unaware that there are progressive and working-class forces in China with whom we could ally ourselves." (Photo by Mark Lyons/Getty Images) Tobita Chow
How Tariffs Play in to Trump’s Xenophobic Agenda
Too much of the debate around Trump’s tariffs has remained stuck in a false choice between anti-China protectionism and “free trade” neoliberalism. Both are dead ends.
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Alabama requires photo identification to vote. Studies have found that “among registered Alabama voters, blacks and Hispanics were more likely than whites to lack photo identification.”(Photo: Getty) Ralph Nader
Universal Voting Dissolves the Obstacles Facing Voters
U.S. voter turnout, not surprisingly, is lower than in any other Western country
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"Put forth real values and run on a commitment to real change, a la Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the young Democratic Socialist who won a shocking upset victory in her congressional primary." (Photo: Ocasio2018 Campaign) Robert C. Koehler
The Dems Could Win If They Stood For Something
Now, more than ever, the whole of humanity needs leaders who can who can envision and articulate a global transition beyond war and dominance, beyond environmental exploitation, beyond policies and practices that dehumanize part of us and cluelessly continue more of the same
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 "Rules designed by corporate elites of the last century are not appropriate for the challenges of the 21st century." (Photo: Getty) Jürgen Maier
America First vs. Germany First
Trade policies that are designed by and for the corporate elite in America and Germany, not by or for you and me.
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Medea Benjamin
Why Is a Retired Accountant From Texas Risking His Life to Sail to Gaza?
“If not me, then who?”
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Michael Winship
I Yearn for a Society in Which Civility Rules, But These Are Not Civil Times
On the sound of the world’s smallest violin
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"Democracy can’t be sliced up into parts because human beings cannot be—that is, we cannot trust that we have a real voice at the polls while feeling voiceless in our economic lives."(Photo by Sam Morris/Getty Images) Frances Moore Lappé
What’s the Biggest Threat to American Democracy?
Democracy’s essence is dignity—knowing that we count and have a real voice, in the voting booth, yes, but also in other dimensions of life, including the economic
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Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Olivia Alperstein
What’s at Stake if Brett Kavanaugh Joins the Court
If Americans lose the right to privacy enshrined in Roe, they'll lose a lot more than abortion access
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"The US economy doesn’t serve most of us because it is not designed to."(Photo: Common Dreams) Tim Koechlin
Imagining an Economy That Serves the 99%
Those who benefit most from the status quo spend a lot of money to persuade the rest of us that this – an economy that serves the top 1% — is good for us and, in fact, the best we can do
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Erica Payne
Medicare for All Is a Winner for Democrats, as Ocasio-Cortez and Others Have Shown
A popular solution to the nation's healthcare woes. That's the future in the U.S., not Obamacare.
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“Not since the battles over school desegregation has the debate about public education been so intense and polarized.”(Photo: WDRB/screenshot) Jeff Bryant
After an ‘Educator Spring,’ Teachers Storm Elections
By taking their cause to the streets and then to the ballot box, teachers have made education a top election issue – not just in states, like North Carolina, where walkouts occurred – but also in states, like Florida, where they didn’t
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Yoshinori H.T. Himel
Enough With the Euphemisms. They’re Not ‘Family Residential Centers.’ They’re Jails.
We must not, as we have done in the past, permit official euphemisms to lull us into silent complicity
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Casey Webb of "Man vs. Food" on the Travel Channel. (Travel Channel) Lee Camp
The No. 1 Cause of Climate Change the Media Don’t Mention
Our illogical, immoral meat consumption will kill our planet, kill our future and possibly kill your family
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Juan Cole
No, Trump is Not Going to Save UK or Theresa May From Economic Consequences of Brexit
What May is about to find out is that Trump takes your political and other investments and pockets them, and then stiffs you
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Dan Plesch, Kevin Miletic
An Urgently Needed Disarmament Strategy for NATO
Here's what Donald Trump should really be talking about with Vladimir Putin and NATO.
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Gloria Steinem, Noam Chomsky, Adolph Reed Jr., et al.
Common Ground: For Secure Elections and True National Security
Tensions are festering between two nations with large quantities of nuclear weapons on virtual hair-trigger alert; yet the current partisan fixations in Washington are ignoring the dangers to global stability and, ultimately, human survival.
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Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Kamala Harris
Why I Will Oppose Brett Kavanaugh's Nomination to the Supreme Court
Trump's pick represents a direct and fundamental threat to the court's promise to ensure "Equal Justice Under the Law"
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"I am encouraging others to contribute to Ojeda and West Virginians to cast their votes for Ojeda, the candidate who will stand with them, not trample them underfoot as you will.” (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) Russell Mokhiber
Pence PAC Sends $5,000 Check to the Wrong Carol Miller
“I have spent my whole life working to alleviate the human suffering that is occurring around the country – from the coalfields of Appalachia to the frontier communities of New Mexico. All over the United States, people are suffering from government actions that your policies would increase and...
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Labor activist and Socialist Party member Eugene V. Debs, giving a speech on Aug. 17, 1912, is one of Bernie Sanders' icons. (Photo: AP file) Carlos Ramirez-Rosa
Democrats Ignore the Left at Their Peril. Midwesterners Aren't Scared of Socialism — They're Hungry For It
Some members of the Democratic establishment argue that bold, left-wing platforms can't win elections. They're wrong
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Is it the punitive incarceration of millions, so many lives wasted? (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images) Ariel Dorfman
Human Zoos in the Age of Trump
Humans as “animals,” then and now
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"As the agents on the ground executing Trump’s xenophobic agenda, they have become the flesh and blood of the administration’s worst impulses." (Photo: Screenshot/Rise & Resist) Cesar Vargas
‘Abolish ICE’ Doesn’t Mean What Conservatives Say It Does
Abolishing ICE is not about lawlessness or open borders but about upholding our constitutional principles of defending people’s freedom from big government, government overreach and racial discrimination
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Zachary Roth
SCOTUS Nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s Troubling Record on the Rule of Law and the Constitution
An expansive view of presidential power that could hamstring investigations into Trump
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Bill Blum
Brett Kavanaugh, Trump’s Supreme Court Pick, Will Drive U.S. Law Hard to the Right
We're in for a dark period.
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Monday, July 9, 2018
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and partner Clarke Gayford pose for a photo with their new baby girl Neve Te Aroha Ardern Gayford on June 24, 2018 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Hannah Peters/Getty Images) Stephen Kinzer
Make America More Like New Zealand, Costa Rica and Ethiopia
“A country where our environment is protected, where we look after the most vulnerable, where we support our families, where we make sure people have the most basic of needs, like a roof over their head.”
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"If all that were not enough, Gorsuch several times this year indicated that the court should potentially revisit other precedents, as well." (Photo: NBC) Brianne Gorod
Gorsuch Has Shown no Commitment to Precedent. That Should Worry Collins About Roe
While the Constitution supports a woman’s right to choose, Trump made clear before he nominated Gorsuch that he would only appoint justices who were willing to overrule Roe
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Children and adolescents are kept in “cages”, a word disputed by the U.S. Border Patrol that says, in a statement, “It’s not inaccurate, but they are very ‘uncomfortable’ with this characterization.” (Photo: David McNew/Getty Images) César Chelala
Trump’s Policies on Immigrant Children Violate the Convention on the Rights of the Child
Although the convention has worldwide recognition and support, the U.S. is the only country in the world that hasn’t yet ratified the CRC
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"The razing of Khan al-Ahmar and the forcible transfer of its population are war crimes." (Photo: Ma'an News Agency) Jonathan Cook
By Razing Khan al-Ahmar, Israel Will Bulldoze Illusions of Peace Process
There will be no end to the slow-motion erasure of Palestinian communities until western governments find the nerve to impose biting sanctions on Israel
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Pat LaMarche
Jaime Guttenberg - Murdered in Parkland - Her Grandmother Speaks Out
How is a grandma supposed to react when all NRA money pours into the pockets of the elected officials that are supposed to care about her grandchildren? In Guttenberg’s case, the grandma gets busy.
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"When we sent Japanese Americans to internment camps, families were often separated when fathers were sent hasty relocation orders and forced labor contracts." (Photo: Clem Albers/ US National and Records Administration) Jeffery Robinson
America Was in the Business of Separating Families Long Before Trump
The true story is that the United States has a well-documented history of breaking up non-white families
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"It is only when we stand for something, including reparations for African-Americans, that we have a chance to dismantle corporate tyranny." (Photo: Mr. Fish/Truthdig) Chris Hedges
The Con of Diversity
Diversity in the hands of the white power elites—political and corporate—is an advertising gimmick
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"We now have a pretty solid estimate for the beginning of the end of oil: 2030 at the latest." (Photo: mariordo59/Flickr/cc) Juan Cole
Will the Price of Oil Collapse Within a Decade, Driven Off Cliff By Electric Vehicles?
A million electric vehicles on the road reduces demand for petroleum by roughly 16,666 barrels a day
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George Goehl
The Future of "American" Is Up To Us
Many of our nation’s best moments have been when we heeded the call to stand down hatred and racism. Now should be one of those times.
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Tom Engelhardt
America’s Addictions: Opioids, Donald Trump, and War
Overdosing in 21st-Century America
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Sunday, July 8, 2018
Matt Taibbi
Why Killing Dodd-Frank Could Lead to the Next Crash
Eliminating the bill was a top priority for Trump. So why did any Democrats vote for it?
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Lawrence Wittner
Has Democratic Socialism a Future in American Politics?
The rise in American life of a rapacious corporate capitalism, a widening level of economic inequality, and the sharply rightwing policies of many states and the federal government are clearly inspiring a revolt on the Left
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James Zogby
Reporting Hate Crimes: The Arab American Experience
More than just a compilation of acts of violence or threats against persons of Arab descent, an upcoming study will also review the history of how law enforcement agencies have dealt with (or rather have not dealt with) anti-Arab hate crimes
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Kalena Thomhave
How Justice Kennedy’s Retirement Could Lead to an Increase in Housing Discrimination
Kennedy was the swing vote on a case that affirmed the Fair Housing Act protects against discrimination, even if it isn't explicit
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Mel Gurtov
At Home and Abroad, Trump Abandons Human Rights
"Among the extraordinary backward steps Donald Trump is taking America, none is more shameful, than his disregard for—in fact, his calculated trampling on—human rights at home and abroad."
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Saturday, July 7, 2018
Gus Bova
The Trump Administration's Own Numbers Show "Zero Tolerance" Didn't Work
The "zero-tolerance" policy appears to have achieved only one thing: Making it extremely difficult for asylum-seekers to follow the law.
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Ryan Cooper
The Most Politically Savvy Thing Democrats Can Do
Democrats must stop assuming that being a big money sellout is a guaranteed political winner
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Lisa O'Neill
Inside the Crowdfunding Campaign to Reunite a Family Separated at the Border
"We live in this incredible moment where 'ordinary citizens' have so many means at their disposal to take action. Crowdfunding really provides an equalizing opportunity for people to be involved."
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Sharon Velasquez
Trump Administration War on CFPB Is Bad News for Communities of Color
"In gutting the CFPB and corrupting its mission, the Trump Administration disregards struggling families, and how the 2008 crisis brought our economy to its knees."
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Friday, July 6, 2018
Christopher Brauchli
Guns and Candles
The stated purpose of the NRA Candlelight Society would be: “To conduct candlelight vigils in memory of victims of gun violence whenever and wherever such vigils take place, at no charge to the community.”
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Elizabeth Weill-Greenberg
Trump’s Racism Coils Around Black Children, South American Immigrants
Racism—the lifeblood of the Trump presidency—fuels and sustains both the criminal justice and immigration systems.
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Derrick Z. Jackson
How Dangerous is New EPA Chief Andrew Wheeler? Very. Here’s Why.
"Nominated by President Trump and narrowly confirmed in April by the Senate, Wheeler came into the job as the polar opposite of the EPA’s stated mission 'to protect human health and the environment.'"
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Héctor Figueroa, Cristina Jiménez Moreta
Immigrants and Unions Make America Great
And they’re fighting back against Trump’s onslaught
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Somil Trivedi
The Family Separation Crisis Exposes America’s Addiction to Incarceration
The truth is that the criminal justice system we are imposing on immigrants is a reflection of the one we impose on our own — and both need fixing.
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Miguel Guevara
Mexico's Lopez Obrador Has to Stand Up to Trump
The newly elected Mexican president will have to prove that his promises to confront Trump are more than just rhetoric.
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Ed Markey
Americans Deserve Privacy Protection From Big Data
The European privacy law proves that American companies can provide robust privacy protections, and we all know they should.
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Laura Flanders
Jeff Sessions Sets Back the Clock
How low can he go? And how far back can this Attorney General take us?
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Katharine Trendacosta
California's Net Neutrality Bill Is Strong Again Because You Spoke Out
This is what real net neutrality looks like. And it all happened because people spoke out.
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Thursday, July 5, 2018
George Goehl
There’s an All-Out War on Kids, and Not Just on the Border
What we’re witnessing at our border is one part of a war against all children — whether by cuts to schools, child nutrition, health care, safe air and water, or family-supporting jobs.
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Jesse Jackson
Arrogant Supreme Court Justices Trample the Law in Service of the Rich
These are right-wing lawless judges ignoring the laws and will of our elected representatives and trampling the dictates of legal precedent.
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Will Bunch
Why They Risked Everything to Occupy ICE
The populist appeal of the “Abolish ICE” movement clearly caught the Beltway pundit crowd completely flat-footed, which of course is about as surprising as Wile E. Coyote and his Acme jet pack slamming into a desert rock at 200 mph.
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Kate Aronoff
Young Leftist Candidates Are Breathing New Radicalism Into Stale Climate Politics
If Ocasio-Cortez’s election marks a new era for the Democratic Party, what will that mean for its climate politics?
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Leo Murray
Why We're Protesting Trump's Visit by Flying an Inflatable Trump Baby Over London
To really get through to Trump, you have to get down on his level and talk to him in a language he understands: personal insults.
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Fran Shor
A Different "Trail of Tears"
If not as cruel as the 1838 Cherokee removal, the recent forced separation of asylum-seeking and immigrant parents and children at the southwest border has, nonetheless, unleashed a different “trail of tears.”
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Elizabeth Bruenig
Conservatives Will Always Call Socialists Hypocrites. Ignore Them.
As more left-flank challengers face off with center-left incumbents and more democratic socialists begin looking toward public office.... beware.
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Wednesday, July 4, 2018
Ebony Slaughter-Johnson
Poverty Won’t ‘Make America Great’
A recent UN report on international poverty highlighted an unexpected crisis area: the United States.
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Bill C. Davis
A Kiss For the Coach – Jim Jordan on the Mat
These "men" should not be in government. They don't respect or feel a need to protect children.
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Robert C. Koehler
Womp, Womp: Racism in a Cage
When we describe the United States in the abstract, the best of who we are prevails... But the real America has always been parsimonious in its allotment of freedom and respect.
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John Atcheson
Listen Up Voters – If You Want Change, You Can't Keep Voting for the People Resisting Change
A Fourth of July message for fed-up Americans
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"If we really want to stop Trump and prevent future Trumps, we will need to address these causes of Trump's rise." Robert Reich
How To Prevent Future Trumps
Trump isn't the cause of what’s happened to America. He's the consequence. So to avoid future lawmakers like him, root causes must be addressed.
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Jeff Biggers
The American Resistance Should Also Salute This Corsican Revolutionary on July 4th
Two decades before the American Revolution, Corsica’s constitution was hailed by Scottish author James Boswell as “the best model that hath ever existed in the democratical form.”
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Dennis Parker
DeVos Doesn’t Believe that Promoting Racial Diversity in Schools Is a Worthwhile Cause
This is dangerous, considering research shows that school segregation is getting worse.
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David Korten
Three Questions to Lead Us Away from Self-Extinction
Transformation begins with clarity on the nature of the choice that confronts our species.
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Fizz Perkal
Abolishing ICE Isn’t Radical — It’s Rational
ICE is supposed to keep Americans safe. Instead, it's terrorizing refugees, families, and small children.
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Frank Clemente
This July Fourth, Americans Should Rebel Against GOP Economic Policies
Just like in 1776, Americans are getting fed up. And with very, very good reason.
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Tuesday, July 3, 2018
Ralph Nader
Recommendations for Engrossing Summer Reading and Viewing
Because readers think and thinkers read.
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President elect of Mexico, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador speaks during the celebration event, at the end of the Mexico 2018 Presidential Election on July 1, 2018 in Mexico City, Mexico. Jim Cohen
AMLO Presidente! A New Era for Mexico?
The path forward will not be easy, but the newly-elected president's victory is rightly seen as an inspiring development for a more progressive and visionary nation
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Engage in non-violent civil disobedience. Fight lies with truth. Join the resistance. (Photo: David Geitgey Sierralupe/flickr/cc) Robert Reich
What We Must Do Now
First and most importantly, do not give up
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Democratic candidate for New York's 14th congressional district, spoke with MSNBC's Chris Hayes on Wednesday night about her bold progressive agenda. John Buell
Not Extreme: Sanders’ and Ocasio-Cortez’s Leftism Has Been Core to the Democratic Party
Right now the democratic populism recently articulated by Ocasio-Cortez and like- minded campaigners and activists is essential to combating Trump’s extremist authoritarian incursions.
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Robert “Fighting Bob” La Follette speaks to a crowd while campaigning in this undated photo. (Photo: File Photo) John Nichols
Patriots Still Called to Throw Off Yoke of the Political Machine
"Then, as now, wealthy and powerful elites had conspired to make government the servant of their desires at the expense of the common good."
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 Demonstrators participates in the Families Belong Together - Freedom For Immigrants March at Los Angeles City Hall on June 30, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Sarah Morris/Getty Images) Peter Marcuse
Facing the Causes of the Problems with Immigration
Those problems all start with the staggering global inequalities of our time
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A woman votes in San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas in a polling station that reminds voters that "The vote is free and secret." (Photo: Jeff Abbott) Ruth Conniff
Mexico’s Change Election
The view from small-town polling stations on Election Day shows a corrupted democracy that bottom-up activists hope AMLO can start fixing from the top-down.
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Bill Blum
It’s Time to Use the 'F' Word to Describe Trump
The issue of Trump’s fascism has finally reached center stage in the U.S., sparked by the administration’s shameful treatment of Central American refugees and its Gestapo-like “zero tolerance” on the border
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Monday, July 2, 2018
Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has announced his retirement after holding his position for more than 30 years (Photo: Reuters) Larry Beinhart
Timing of Kennedy's Retirement Only Cements His Right-Wing Legacy
When it came to money and power, 'moderate' Justice Anthony Kennedy had always been an agent of the top one percent.
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"Disclosing data on the gaps between corporate execs and what they pay their typical workers will help us become more civilized." (Photo: Dean Chahim/flickr/cc) Sam Pizzigati
Income Distribution For Minimum Decency, a Maximum Wage
Amid rising inequality, a new book argues, the notion of capping income has suddenly become politically plausible.
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"The Trump administration’s decision to blatantly put jobs and economic benefits for U.S. corporations above human rights considerations and strategic concerns is likely to have disastrous consequences." (Photo: David B. Gleason/Flickr/cc)"The Trump administration’s decision to blatantly put jobs and economic benefits for U.S. corporations above human rights considerations and strategic concerns is likely to have disastrous consequences." (Photo: David B. Gleason/Flickr/cc) William Hartung
Trump's "Infrastructure" Plan? Weaponized Keynesianism and a Pumped Up War Budget
Pentagon spending is the Trump administration’s substitute for a true infrastructure program
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Sorry it's not convenient for you: Mike Ervin (l) and other activists outside Speaker Ryan’s parish church in Janesville, Wisconsin to protest Republican attacks on the Affordable Care Act, January, 2017. Mike Ervin
The Tyranny of Politeness
The proper time and place to protest, they say, is always the time and place where they feel they can most easily ignore us. When we show up at their churches, homes, and country clubs, we are no longer constrained by their rigged rules.
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President elect, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador speaks during the celebration event, at the end of the Mexico 2018 Presidential Election on July 1, 2018 in Mexico City, Mexico. Reese Erlich
Leftist Landslide in Mexico
Imagine for a moment if Bernie Sanders had won the 2016 presidential election. That's a little bit like what has just happened in Mexico.
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 "In addition to the work of ICAN, there is much that is going on in the United States and around the world to abolish these weapons and prevent their use either by intent, miscalculation or accident." (Photo credit: ICAN) Robert Dodge
The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty at 50 – Awaiting Good Faith
The NPT will ultimately only be successful when leaders have the political will for change.
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Chris Hedges
America The Failed State
In the United States, ruling elites abjectly serve corporate power to exploit and impoverish the citizenry
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Part of the definition of poverty is "the state of being inferior in quality." (Photo: Poor People's Campaign) Paul Buchheit
An Update for 2018: More Evidence That Half of Americans Are In or Near Poverty
The extreme level of inequality in the U.S. is battering the poor
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Sunday, July 1, 2018
Trump & Joe Arpaio Jeff Biggers
Trump Is Following Arizona’s Playbook On Immigration. We Know How To Fight Back
What can happen when a “Circus Maximus” takes over the halls of power.
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Thank you, Jesus, for Donald Trump Brandi Miller
White Evangelicals Will Never Make America Great Again
Evangelicals will sacrifice every word of Jesus in order to see their political ends met.
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Presidential candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador of the Movimiento Regeneración Nacional (MORENA) party and Juntos Haremos Historia coalition gives a speech during the public meeting at the Children Heroes Plaza on February 11, 2017 in Guadalajara, Mexico. (Photo: Servando Gomez Camarillo/Getty Images) Gwynne Dyer
Mexican Election 2018: ‘Mexico’s Bernie Sanders’ Set to Win
It’s quite likely that within a year the US intelligence services will be tasked with the job of finding ways to bring him down
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A woman walk past prototype sections of a border wall between Mexico and the United States under construction on October 5, 2017 in Tijuana, Mexico. Jim Hightower
A Wall Won't Fix Immigration
Until our leaders address the real issues, it's not possible to build a wall tall enough to stop them from coming.
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"Justice for Antwon Rose Jr" Tony Norman
They All Call to Ask, ‘What Do Black People Want?’
There’s never anything “racial” about unarmed shootings of blacks.
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Democratic candidate for New York's 14th congressional district, spoke with MSNBC's Chris Hayes on Wednesday night about her bold progressive agenda. (Photo: MSNBC/screenshot) Michelle Goldberg
The Millennial Socialists Are Coming
"We can do it everywhere.”
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Saturday, June 30, 2018
Ali Saad Dawabsha was killed when assailants firebombed his home at night Brett Wilkins
‘Ali is On the Grill’: Israeli Settlers Taunt Family of Palestinian Toddler Murdered in Arson Attack
Some 20 police officers reportedly stood by watching the hate chants, without intervening.
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Enough is Enough Bob Burnett
Telling the Truth About Immigration
Not surprisingly, Trump has exaggerated and lied about the immigration situation
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Teachers Steven Singer
The Necessity and Importance of Teachers
We’ve stopped focusing on how to make education better and instead equated it with how to make it more profitable for those who are already wealthy.
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The first nationwide wildcat strike in American history, the Great Railroad Strike of 1877 was most deadly and costly in Pittsburgh, where workers and their families battled with state militia sent from Philadelphia. Sarah Anderson
Unions Have Survived Tough Times Before
My ancestor’s 19th century story is a reminder of how labor unions have bounced back from even bigger hits than the recent Supreme Court ruling.
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Friday, June 29, 2018
Jenice Robinson
Rigging the System and Poor Shaming (Rightly) Are Incompatible Political Strategies
Turns out working people and low-income Americans don’t take too kindly to being depicted as booze-guzzling swindlers who don’t know the value of a dollar while the rich and corporations, whose profits were at historic highs under the old tax regime, are cast as worthy of tax cuts
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"They come after us because we lift wages across the board — especially for women and people of color — and they want to keep that money for themselves." (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images) Lee Saunders
Five Justices Cannot Break the Solidarity of America’s Unions
We are unbowed by this decision. We will continue to do what we have always done, but now with greater energy and passion.
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"If you defend appalling behavior (your own or that of others) in a “polite” tone of voice, you aren’t “civil.” You’re complicit. You’re an enabler. You’re full of sh-t." (Photo: @BusinessInsider/Twitter) Tim Koechlin
Uncivil Disobedience and the GOP’s Racist, Rapacious Agenda
If you defend appalling behavior (your own or that of others) in a "polite" tone of voice, you aren't "civil."You’re complicit. You're an enabler. You're full of sh-t.
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