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Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Aviva Chomsky
Talking Sense About Immigration
On the necessity of rejecting the president's Manichaean worldview
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Richard Eskow
The $24 Million Reasons Dems Back America’s Worst Banks
In a world where Republicans have already been bought and paid for, there is no room for Democrats who act in bad faith.
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Steven Singer
21 Reasons People Hate, Hate, HATE Betsy DeVos
She is deeply unpopular, but not because she's misunderstood. It's actually the opposite of that. People know exactly who she is.
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Monday, March 12, 2018
death chamber Danielle Conrad
Nebraska Is Illegally Obtaining and Storing Execution Drugs in Defiance of Federal Law
"W e all have one more reason to conclude that the state has no business executing human beings."
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President Woodrow Wilson asking Congress to declare war on Germany on April 2, 1917. Sam Pizzigati
A Media Mogul’s Noble Challenge to Moguldom
The newspaper publishing giant E.W. Scripps would be deeply distressed to se what has become of his namesake company—and beloved country.
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Patients wait at Shams Kakal Hospital in Kandahar province, Afghanistan on Dec. 21, 2015. (Photo: Ishaq Anis/Rumi Consultancy/World Bank via flickr/cc) César Chelala
Afghanistan's Dire Health Situation
To continue sending troops to try to win an unwinnable war will only increase the suffering of the Afghan people.
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Beaver ponds at Yellowstone National Park. (Photo: alh1/flickr/cc) Elizabeth Hadly
Making America Great Again Requires Acting on Scientific Knowledge
The mantra these days is “to make America great again.” But a key feature of bygone days was listening to the lessons that science taught and acting upon them to make a better planet.
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Kenneth Glasgow
Marching Backwards for Freedom
The truth is, we need a powerful movement for voting rights, economic and racial justice, just as much today as we did fifty-three years ago.
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Nomi Prins
Trade Wars and Diminished Credibility
The U.S. remains in a precarious economic situation, as does the world, and that means Trump's trade war and nationalism, coupled with bank deregulation, could inflict more risk on depleted economies.
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Lawrence Wittner
Although 2 Out of 3 Americans Oppose Increasing US Military Spending, the US Government Is Boosting It to Record Levels
Americans might want to ponder the fact that, with $700 billion per year now being pumped into the Pentagon by U.S. taxpayers, military spending consumes 54 percent of the federal discretionary budget.
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Sunday, March 11, 2018
Nick Dearden
Could Britain's Labour Party Under Corbyn Hold the Answer to Europe's Woes?
If it commits to reversing Brexit, British Labour Party could play an important role in making Europe fairer
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Jeff Bryant
West Virginia Teachers Tell Us Why Public Schools And Unions Matter
The West Virginia teachers’ strike is not only a startling victory for labor rights; it’s also a reminder of the important role public schools and public school educators can and should play in progressive populism.
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Diane Ravitch
On Charter Schools, Is Mayor De Blasio Turning into Mayor Bloomberg
Sadly, like Bloomberg, he has closed many public schools in New York City. Unlike Bloomberg, he does not boast about it. There’s that.
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Donna Smith
From One Mass Shooting Survivor's Mother to the Parents of Student Survivors in Florida: An Open Letter
My son witnessed your children rising up and being heard, he uttered words and feelings I never dreamed I would hear from him. "Finally," he said. "Finally, I have hope."
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Stacy Bannerman
The 15th Anniversary of "Original Sin"
When it comes to mourning the invasion of Iraq, please do not cry for those who supported it. Cry for those whose lives it took and whose lives it ruined.
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Saturday, March 10, 2018
Matt Taibbi
Trump Is a Dangerous Idiot. So Why Are We Pushing Him Toward War?
We have the dumbest, least competent White House in history. Whatever else anyone in America has as a goal for Trump's remaining time in office, the single most important priority must to be keeping this guy away from the nuclear button.
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David Dayen
One Thing Democrats and Republicans Apparently Agree On: Deregulating Wall Street
There is no constituency for bank deregulation outside of executive boardrooms and K Street lobby shops. And yet here we are...
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Reed Richardson
West Virginia Strike Highlights Corporate Media’s Atrophied Labor Coverage
In a media system structurally designed to be "enthusiastically supportive" of business, the failure of outlets to provide insightful coverage of workers' struggles is glaring
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Christopher Brauchli
Poverty, Poor Ben Carson, and a $31,000 Table
What a little bit of office furniture exposes about the profligates now running things
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Robert Reich
America’s Martin Shkreli Problem Is Not Just Martin Shkreli
Though his story ultimately tragic and pathetic, How different is this one person from other figures who dominate American life today, even at the highest rungs?
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H. Patricia Hynes
Youth, Gun Control and the Pentagon
A nation which spends endlessly on guns and militarism, is starving programs designed to help our kids have healthier and more vibrant childhoods
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Friday, March 9, 2018
Sonali Kolhatkar
For the Love of Their Country or Money?
Kushner and the entire Trump dynasty should be required to answer this crucial question
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Adam Sanchez
What the Koch Brothers Want Students to Learn About Slavery
The history-teaching wing of the Koch brothers empire is seeking to promote an alternate narrative to slavery
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Elizabeth Warren
I Call It Like I See It on the #BankLobbyistAct
Saying Democrats are helping to roll back rules on big banks doesn’t make me the most popular kid on the team. But Massachusetts didn’t send me here to fight for big banks. The people of Massachusetts sent me here to fight for them.
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John Atcheson
Did You Hear the One About the Party That Self-Destructed?
On the importance of what we do and don't know about the Democrat's Unity Reform Commission
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Robert C. Koehler
Something’s Gotta Give: Time To Disarm the Gun Debate
With an issue so clearly reliant on the issue of empowerment and safety, ignoring the fears of those on both sides of the debate means little is ever likely to change
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Russell Mokhiber
Watching Labor History in Real Time
Lessons from the West Virginia teachers’ strike
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Thursday, March 8, 2018
Pat LaMarche
Can You Keep a Secret on International Women's Day?
Some pretty mighty men fell this last year... Except one
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James Carroll
When 'God Wills It!': An American Reckoning
The 'War on Terror' as the launching of an 'American Crusade'
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Jared Bernstein
New Evidence of the Minimum Wage Doing What It’s Supposed to Do: Help Low-Wage Workers
Recent wage growth has been best in states where minimums were raised
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Elliot Harmon
Stop SESTA/FOSTA: Don’t Let Congress Censor the Internet
This bill might sound appealing, but it would do nothing to fight sex traffickers. What it would do is silence a lot of legitimate speech online, shutting some voices out of online spaces.
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Mark Weisbrot
Congress Must Act Now to End America's Atrocities in Yemen
What does the US government have to do with this suffering, which has created the worst humanitarian crisis in the world today? Unfortunately, a lot.
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J.M. Kirby
Afro-Colombian Women Mobilize for Justice and Healing on International Women’s Day
In Colombia, women are demanding an end to the impunity, silence and invisibility that fuel attacks on female human rights defenders
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Robert Weissman
Wall Street Deregulation Is All About the Money
The financial sector is the most lucrative source of campaign contributions for nine of the 13 Democrats co-sponsoring the deregulatory bill making its way through the Senate.
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Norman Solomon
Those Who Controlled the Past Should Not Control the Future
If you don’t know who Katharine Gun is or what she did, chalk that up to the media power of the war system
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Rebecca Solnit
Feminists Have Slowly Shifted Power. There’s No Going Back
The #TimesUp and #MeToo movements are a revolution that could not have taken place without decades of quiet, painstaking groundwork
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Christian Christensen
Time For Action: Seven Proposals From Sweden For Reducing Sexism and Sexual Violence in the Midst of #MeToo
"OK…now what?"
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Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Andy Rowell
Coast Guard Responders 'Harmed by Chemicals Used to Clean Up BP’s Spill'
Nearly one million gallons of the dispersant was dropped by air and a further 770,000 gallons injected into the well head to try and disperse in excess of 200 million gallons of oil that was spilt by BP in the Gulf of Mexico.
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"The Israeli soldier who shot Mohammed did not receive even a reprimand for shooting-to-kill an unarmed boy." (Photo: Joe Catron/flickr/cc) Ramzy Baroud
Ahed’s Generation: Why the Youth in Palestine Must Break Free from Dual Oppression
Their collective imprisonment is not only as a result of the perpetual military occupation of their land by Israel, but also by the fact that their leadership has operated for many years in a self-centered fashion.
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"Much like the equivalent tools used by law enforcement agencies — they will incorporate biases." (Photo: AP) Rachel Levinson-Waldman, Faiza Patel
Monitoring Kids' Social Media Accounts Won't Prevent the Next School Shooting
Invading students' privacy isn't the solution.
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Robert Reich
Trump's Brand Is Ayn Rand
This far-right philosophy is an affront to the idea that we're all in this thing together
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A 2015 viral video showed an armed officer in South Carolina bodyslamming a teenage girl. (Photo: Screenshot) Karen Dolan
Getting Real About School Safety
Armed adults don’t make kids safer. They put them at greater risk.
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"They’re doing the best they can. But it doesn’t end up stopping the addiction." (Photo: Gadflyonthewallblog) Steven Singer
When Students Stay Up All Night Playing Fortnite and You’ve got to Teach Them in the Morning
Teaching them is like teaching someone in a deep sea diver suit.
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April 4, 2018, will be the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination. (Photo: AP/Jack Thornell) Leonard Pitts Jr.
When it Comes To Honoring Martin Luther King, Maybe Trump Should Skip It
Go golfing at Mar-a-Lago. Give Stormy Daniels a ring. Have some cake. Meantime, the rest of us will honor the radical prophet who died calling on America to vindicate its noble promises - something America still struggles to do, 50 years later.
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President Jim DeMint of the Heritage Foundation speaking at the 2017 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland. (Photo: Gage Skidmore/flickr/cc) Ralph Nader
Heritage’s Corporate Lobby Inside Trump’s Government is Not the People’s Heritage
Hand it to Heritage, it deals with both abstract conservative principles and corporatist concrete policies.
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"But it's not magic, it's manipulation. And the top executives doing the manipulating are primary beneficiaries, since most of them are paid in shares of their own corporation's stock." (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images) Jim Hightower
We're Told the Dow Jones Average...
Nearly all stock is owned by the richest 10 percent of Americans, so the Dow Jones Average says nothing about the economic condition of the 90 percent majority of Americans.
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"Assault rifles as noted above are weapons of war designed to deliver fatal wounds to groups of individuals within a short period of time." (Joshua Roberts / Reuters) Camillo Mac Bica
"Why I Won't Give Up My AR15" . . . And Why You Should
Want to wear camouflage and be a warrior, then join the military.
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Tuesday, March 6, 2018
A Palestinian searches through rubble of his destroyed home hit by Israeli strikes in Towers Al-andaa—the northern Gaza Strip. (Photo: UN Photo/Shareef Sarhan/flickr/cc) Hamzah Raza
Nine Reasons Israel Is Not a ‘Progressive Paradise’
Progressives realizing the realities of the state of Israel are precisely why Democrats are continuing to sympathize more and more with Palestinians.
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"In 1988’s People, the Press and Politics report—it found, surprisingly, that “conservatives” didn’t really exist. That is, there was no significant group of voters that embraced what was then and now the overwhelming ideology of the Republican Party—socially repressive and economically favoring the rich." (Photo: @BusinessInsider/Twitter) Jim Naureckas
Social Media and the Rise of the ‘Consistent Liberal’
A funny thing happened in the 21st century: People began to find ways around corporate media gatekeepers.
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"Those dying as a result of American military actions appear to be serving the interest of maintaining American “credibility” – in other words, saving face for America’s political leaders, who do not wish to be responsible for recognizing the obvious and admitting that this war needs to end – immediately." (Photo: Afghanistan Civilian Funeral/@Emran_Feroz/Twitter) Tom Gallagher
California Democrats Call for End to Seemingly Endless Afghanistan War
A war that cannot be won; a war that creates more enemies than it eliminates; a war that according to the U.N., killed more civilians last year than at any time since they started tallying the dead in 2009.
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"Unfortunately, years of ridiculously easy access to guns and ammunition has yielded an epidemic with deadly consequences for all Americans, but has been particularly fatal for communities of color who are disproportionately impacted." (Photo: M&R Glasgow/flickr/cc) Derrick Johnson
Gun Safety Is About Freedom
In the wake of the Parkland massacre, NAACP President and CEO Derrick Johnson says that comprehensive, sustainable gun control is achievable. Johnson uses Australia’s gun control policies as an example.
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At the beginning of the semester, I gave my new students a questionnaire about their lives. One of them answered the question “What is one thing that really stresses you out?” by writing: “What really stresses me out is the fact that I might die in this building.”(Screengrab from NBC) Belle Chesler
Will an AR-15 Succeed Where the American Dream Failed?
High school students: The canaries in the coal mine of American disaster.
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"The average teacher's salary in West Virginia is just $45,622, one of the lowest in the U.S. And they've had enough." (Photo: American Ethnologist) Ryan Cooper
Will Striking Teachers Spark a Labor Revolution?
It's time we all paid attention.
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"The endgame to all of this lunacy is a world where every America-critical movement from Black Lives Matter to Our Revolution to the Green Party is ultimately swept up in the collusion narrative along with Donald Trump and his alt-right minions." (Photo: Getty) Matt Taibbi
Russiagate and the New Blacklist
It may have been aimed at Trump to start, but it's become a way of targeting all dissent.
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Monday, March 5, 2018
"By the end of 2016, Arkansas covered over 330,000 newly eligible adults through the expansion, which helped cut the number of uninsured in halffrom 2013 to 2016."(Photo: AUCD/flickr/cc) Judith Solomon
Arkansas’ Harsh Medicaid Work Requirement Jeopardizes Recent Progress
This approach introduces new, burdensome red tape for all enrollees, but electronic reporting will pose a particular challenge for people without Internet access.
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Michael Winship
The "Pure Madness" of Our Vigilante President
Trump and the NRA leadership’s disdain for schools as “gun free zones”—as if the idea of an educational safe haven is somehow ludicrous—is equally abhorrent, like an arsonist cynically making fun of a flameproof building and simultaneously passing out lighter fluid to show how to make it burn.
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 "The bullet from an AR-15 does an entirely different kind of violence to the human body. The entrance wound to the torso is usually small, while the exit wound might be the size of an orange." (Joshua Roberts / Reuters) Pat Elder
Junior Cadet Private First-Class Nik Cruz
Where does a 14-year-old boy, who never fired a gun before, get the skill and the desire to kill?
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Claudia Lefko
Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here: Marking the Anniversary of a Disaster in Iraq
For my part, I think it’s important to try to remember all of it, to remember as much as we can reasonably hold in our hearts and minds.
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Fossil fuel divestment and climate liability lawsuits amount to a one-two punch aimed at the deep pockets of fossil fuel corporations. (Photo: Dana Drugmand
Time to Hold Petroleum Perpetrators Accountable for Climate Damage
The attempt to hold the fossil fuel industry accountable through litigation is gaining momentum.
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Counting cases that have nothing to do with terrorism as "terror-related" isn’t the only way the administration has distorted the facts about immigration and the threat of terrorism. Arnold R. Isaacs
Using Fake Facts to Make Us Afraid
On immigration and terrorism, the Trump Administration misleads about its own misleading data.
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Unprecedented numbers of fresh candidates are challenging incumbents up and down the ballot. Robert Borosage
Pushing for Real Change in the Democratic Party
If the DNC votes against reform – or the state parties torpedo it – it will feed cynicism about the rigged system and turn activists toward third parties, or away from electoral politics altogether.
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“We are hoping that we can get Frontier to come to their senses and invest in the network.” (Photo: Communication Workers of America/Flickr) Russell Mokhiber
West Virginia Frontier Communications Workers on Strike
“What business wants is to hire one half of the working class to kill the other half.”
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Sunday, March 4, 2018
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker John Nichols
Scott Walker Does Not Respect Democracy
And Walker's not alone in denying democracy. Republican governors of the swing states of Michigan and Florida are also refusing to call special elections for legislative seats, and for a U.S. House seat in Michigan
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Brandy Bochna Tuck Brandy Bochna Tuck
I'm a Coal Miner's Daughter and a West Virginia Teacher. Here's Why I'm on Strike
We are in this position because education is not a priority to our government
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Jared Kushner Robert Reich
Jared Kushner's Unconscionable Conflicts
It's as bad for a government official to look as if he's lining his pockets as for him to actually do so, because the appearance of corruption undermines public trust just as readily as the real thing
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Russian President Vladimir Putin Eric Margolis
Putin Trumps Trump With New Nuclear Weapons Arsenal
The Russian leader has neatly trumped the U.S. president's nuclear arms buildup and shown up his empty bullying
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gun Robert Freeman
A Teacher's Take on Arming Teachers
Let's fix the systems that are there for a reason, but failed, before we go out and deputize a whole new cadre of reluctant amateurs
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NY divest rally Nancy Romer
How New York City Won Divestment From Fossil Fuels
The divestment campaign provides an excellent example of how dedicated organizing, clear demands and strategies, creative tactics, strong coalitions, and good luck can come together for a win
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north korean missile David Krieger
US Nuclear Posturing Has Adversaries Gearing Up, Not Standing Down
The nation's nuclear posture will spur other nuclear-armed countries to do the same, assuring new arms races and increased nuclear dangers ahead
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Janus sign Raymond Hogler
Collective Action Is Unions' Last Line of Defense. The Supreme Court Is on the Verge of Destroying It
A ruling in the Janus case could devastate unions
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President Donald Trump and his wife Melania Christopher Brauchli
The In-Laws and the President
First Lady Melania Trump's parents got into this country under the current immigration rules that the president hopes to change
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Saturday, March 3, 2018
anti-gun activists Eric Ruben
Are Recently Proposed Gun Regulations Constitutional?
Examining firearm reforms and the Second Amendment
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border fence Rebecca Vallas
The Leaked Rule That Could Ban Immigrants Based on Income, Explained by Experts
If this policy goes into effect, "no longer would we be the country that serves as a beacon for the world's dreamers and strivers. Instead America's doors would be open only the highest bidder."
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gathering of Native Americans in 2016 Mark Trahant
The Disruption of White Supremacy
The white male-centric colonial system is incapable of the leadership we need, and Indigenous knowledge is essential for the innovation that will follow this disruption
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ACLU protesters Brigitte Amiri
Scott Lloyd's Anti-Abortion Ideology Is Harming the People His Agency Is Supposed to Protect
The head of the Office of Refugee Resettlement believes that he has the power to override a young woman's decision to have an abortion
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Keystone protest Maggie Ellinger-Locke
We Will Continue to Resist the Assault on Environmental Protest
Lawmakers are trying to give corporate interests even more tools to punish people for speaking up for their families and communities
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landscape cloud field Ben Lilliston
The High Cost of Trump's Infrastructure Plan
The plan is a mess—cutting some critical rural infrastructure programs, while expecting states and investors to pick up most of the tab.
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rally on the second floor rotunda at the Capitol Deborah Burger
Shocking Aetna Report Shows Why California Needs Single-Payer
Californians cannot rely on the giant insurance companies whose profit margins always come first, not our care.
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graphic Robert Reich
Why We Need Rise-Up Economics, Not Trickle-Down
Invest in our people—their education and skills, their health, and the roads and bridges and public transportation that connect them.
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Friday, March 2, 2018
“The most striking impact of school police officers,” the New York Times reports, “has been a surge in arrests or misdemeanor charges for essentially nonviolent behavior …. that sends children into the criminal courts.” (Photo by Zach Gibson/Getty Images) Jeff Bryant
Will Lawmakers Again Make Schools The Sacrificial Lamb For Gun Control?
The media’s big lie is that “we’ve done nothing” to address school shootings that continue to plague the nation, when really we’ve just done the wrong things.
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 "Any other president who displayed such cavalier disregard for previous policy positions and total ignorance of basic facts would have provoked an uproar." (Photo: AFP/Getty Images) Eugene Robinson
Never Have We Seen Such Chaos and Corruption
None of what’s happening is normal, and none of it should be acceptable.
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Afghan Peace Volunteers and others celebrate the International Day of Peace, September, 2017. (Photo: Afghan Peace Volunteers) Kathy Kelly
Teen Solidarity Against the Merchants of Death
The outrage now directed toward the National Rifle Association should also challenge all assaults made by the U.S. military.
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Jesse Hagopian, Jessie Muldoon
#ArmMeWith Solidarity Against the NRA and Militarizing Our Schools
When we say we oppose access to weapons like the AR-15, we truly mean everyone, including the police.
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John Feffer
Oh Magog! Apocalyptic Christianity Returns to U.S. Foreign Policy
Trump is no churchgoer. But for evangelicals, his hard right line on Israel and machinations against Iran make him an instrument of the endtimes.
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 "The average income for a rural household receiving rental assistance from Carson’s department is $10,504, roughly one-third the cost of Carson’s newly-ordered office decor." (Photo: Gage Skidmore/cc/flickr) Richard Eskow
Ben Carson’s Redecoration of HUD is Worse Than You Think
As Carson was being pampered with office furnishings reminiscent of Louis XIV, his department was seeking $8.8 billion in cuts to programs that help low-income Americans.
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In California last weekend, the state Democratic Party failed to endorse longtime incumbent Sen. Dianne Feinstein (pictured above right), instead, 54 percent of delegates threw their support behind a far more progressive candidate running against Feinstein—Kevin de León. (Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images) Sonali Kolhatkar
Divided Democrats Risk Midterm Defeat
The Democratic Party has a history of letting the right set its agenda and has time and again kowtowed to Republican posturing instead of articulating a clear oppositional vision.
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Norman Solomon
Is MSNBC Now the Most Dangerous Warmonger Network?
The most profound dangers from what Rachel Maddow and company are doing is what they least want to talk about—how the cumulative effects and momentum of their work are increasing the likelihood that tensions between Washington and Moscow will escalate into a horrendous military conflict.
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Juan Cole
Pence’s White Nationalist Exclusion of Syrian Refugees Struck Down by Court
The ploy of Pence and others, of making certain Americans afraid of those coded as immigrants, succeeded beyond their wildest dreams and catapulted them into power
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Thursday, March 1, 2018
 "Expect so-called regulatory “reform” to remove the incentive for powerful bank investments into low-income communities and communities of color." (Photo: Andrés Rodriguez) Sharon Velasquez
CRA “Reform” Is an Attack on Communities of Color
At a time of record profits for banks and record wealth and income inequality in the U.S., a strong CRA is critical to reaching economic equity for the working class and people of color.
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Phyllis Bennis
This Opportunity to End the US-Backed Carnage in Yemen Must Be Seized
This is the first real chance to stop the U.S. killing in at least one of the too many countries where U.S. bombers, pilots, special forces and other parts of the Pentagon's killing machine are deployed.
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"The Trump FCC published its new rules in the Federal Register last week, which means the clock is ticking: Congress has just 60 legislative days to repeal the agency’s decision." (Phto: Fight For the Future) Amy Kroin
Net Neutrality Supporters Launch Operation #OneMoreVote
Activists took to the streets to pressure key members of Congress.
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Mickey Mouse appears during the lighting of "It's a Small World" ride, decorated for the holiday season on Nov. 12, 2015 at Disneyland in Anaheim. (Los Angeles Times) Peter Dreier
Disneyland's Workers Are Undervalued, Disrespected and Underpaid
85% of Disneyland employees are paid less than $15 an hour, while their CEO Robert A. Iger earns millions.
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Bernie Sanders, Chris Murphy, and Mike Lee
Why Congress Must Vote on the US Role in Yemen
'We believe that since Congress has not authorized military force for this conflict, the United States should play no role in it beyond providing desperately needed humanitarian aid.'
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"Every element of the rollout reeks of public relations: exact same figure, exact same messaging, staggered announcements to keep the drumbeat going and the “$1000 Bonus!” headlines in the news." (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Adam Johnson
Media Parroting ‘$1000 Bonus!’ Stories Helped Give Trump’s Tax Cuts Majority Support
Fox News, CNBC, Fox Business, CNN and dozens of local media outlets joined the messaging charge, singing the bill’s money-saving praises.
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"As it turned out, that urge to take everything would prove the perfect launching pad for this country's decline." (Photo: Mr. Fish) Tom Engelhardt
The Ultimate Blowback Universe
A planet boiling with unintended consequences.
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"Your religion, your money and your politics cannot stop the melting of the Big Ice." (Photo: Screenshot/ Robert C. Koehler
Melting the Ice in the Human Heart
We can’t undo what we’ve done to the planet, but perhaps we can ask its forgiveness.
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"It’s time to let Congress to know that vulnerable children need wholesome, nutrient-dense fresh (and preferably organic) foods—not processed factory farm food products." (Photo: Andrew Burton/Getty Images) Katherine Paul
Trump's 'Harvest Boxes:' A Terrible, Horrible, No-Good, Very Bad Idea
One more scheme to subsidize Big Ag and Big Food while undermining the health and well-being of some of America’s most vulnerable families.
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The US frequently interfered in Afghan elections in support of one corrupt leader or another. Here an Afghan farmer who used to grow opium, a major source of corruption among Afghan leaders. (Photo: Reese Erlich) Reese Erlich
The Russians Aren’t The Only Election Hackers
The US has interfered in elections all over the world — and this Russian 'crisis' is a big deal about very little.
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Wednesday, February 28, 2018
"Whenever Israel is in the dock for whatever problem it has invited upon others or itself, it immediately fashions an Arab enemy to beat down, chastise and blame." (Photo: Oxfam International) Ramzy Baroud
Netanyahu’s Corruption: How Israeli Journalists Project Israel’s Crimes on to Palestinians
Israel is the only country in the world that continues to practice Apartheid.
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You have to admit that’s quite an array of nations seeking to leave young Jared wearing a barrel. Charles P. Pierce
How Do You Deal with This Much Nonsense?
Jared Kushner, everybody.
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