New Analysis Shows ‘Medicare for All’ Can Cover Everyone While Cutting Costs

May 31, 2017 by

New financial analysis shows California’s SB 652 would cut state spending on healthcare by almost 20 percent as new poll shows...

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Elizabeth Warren Launches ‘DeVos Watch’ in Bid to Make Education ‘Corruption-Free’

May 31, 2017 by

Resistance to Devos’s agenda has “spread like wildfire,” Warren notes. Source: Elizabeth Warren Launches...

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Louisiana’s “Cancer Alley” Residents Push Back Against Industrial Polluters

May 31, 2017 by

The company, Adsorbent Solutions, has run an industrial recycling facility in St. Gabriel since 2008. Source: Louisiana’s...

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Enough Is Enough! It’s Time for Congress to Stop Catering to the Demands of the Pharmaceutical Industry

May 31, 2017 by

Sanders writes: Perhaps next to Wall Street, the pharmaceutical industry is the most powerful political force in this country....

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Supreme Court to hear Ohio voter purge case 

May 31, 2017 by

The case involves Ohio’s policy of removing inactive voters from the registration rolls. Source: Supreme Court to hear Ohio...

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The Time Is Now to Push for Real Populist Tax Reform

May 31, 2017 by

If Trump wants to eliminate the ”death tax” — let’s push for an expanded inheritance tax instead. Source: The...

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Nursing Home Workers Win Wage Gains With Credible Strike Threat

May 31, 2017 by

The largest nursing-home worker strike in US history. Source: Nursing Home Workers Win Wage Gains With Credible Strike...

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In start of ‘summer of resistance,’ activists to gather in Texas to take on anti-immigrant agenda

May 31, 2017 by

Source: In start of ‘summer of resistance,’ activists to gather in Texas to take on anti-immigrant...

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Why Even the Private Health Insurance Industry Hates the House Health Bill

May 31, 2017 by

Leaders of the private health industry want you to look elsewhere while they help write the Senate version of Trumpcare. Source: Why...

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Black women pen open letter to DNC Chair Tom Perez about their future in the Democratic Party

May 31, 2017 by

Source: Black women pen open letter to DNC Chair Tom Perez about their future in the Democratic...

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Salt Lake City police invested in training and haven’t had an officer-involved shooting in two years

May 31, 2017 by

Source: Salt Lake City police invested in training and haven’t had an officer-involved shooting in two...

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US-Led Economic War, Not Socialism, Is Tearing Venezuela Apart

May 31, 2017 by

Americans are trained by decades of propaganda to look for any confirmation ‘socialism means poverty.’ In regards to...

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Free Fallin’: On the Perils and Promise of Possibly Impeaching Trump

May 31, 2017 by

I would love to see Donald Trump impeached—for anything. Emoluments. Corruption. Conflicting business interests. Profiting at public...

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These Cities Aren’t Waiting for Trump to Self-Destruct. They’re Fighting Back Now.

May 31, 2017 by

Dispatches from the Urban Resistance, from La to El Paso. Source: These Cities Aren’t Waiting for Trump to Self-Destruct. They’re...

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Revealed: New Trump Homeland Security adviser is anti-Muslim wife of alleged Nazi sympathizer Gorka

May 31, 2017 by

Source: New Trump Homeland Security adviser is anti-Muslim wife of alleged Nazi sympathizer...

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California lawmakers are considering a bill that would create new protections for juveniles when questioned by the police.

May 31, 2017 by

When then 17-year-old Jerome Dixon waived his Miranda rights in 1990, a 25-hour interrogation became a 21-year sentence. Source:...

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A U.K. Politician Is Finally Telling the Truth About Terrorism

May 31, 2017 by

“It should be no surprise that a politician advancing a different anti-terrorism strategy altogether has been warmly welcomed...

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5 Stories Of Bravery And Kindness After The Manchester Bombing 

May 31, 2017 by

If you are in need of solace after the Manchester bombing tragedy, here are five stories to give you hope. Source: 5 Stories Of...

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Urgent Warning Issued By Human Rights Group Over New Police Bill In Congress

May 31, 2017 by

“Under the guise of protecting officers, this would make police less accountable, which can only undermine their legitimacy with the...

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‘Trews’ Host Russell Brand Asks: How Can We End This Heartbreaking Cycle of Violence? (Video) 

May 31, 2017 by

In the aftermath of the bombing in Manchester, U.K., political philosopher Brad Evans joins Brand to discuss whether there are...

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LeBron James’ Powerful Reponse To Racist Graffiti At His LA Home

May 31, 2017 by

‘Being black in America is tough’ Source: LeBron James’ Powerful Reponse To Racist Graffiti At His LA...

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Flynn to Provide Documents for Russia Investigation After Initially Refusing

May 31, 2017 by

Excerpt: Former national security adviser Michael Flynn will provide documents requested by the Senate intelligence committee –...

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No, the ‘Resistance’ Isn’t Failing at the Voting Booth. Here’s Where It’s Winning.

May 31, 2017 by

Elections produce winners and losers. There are no bonus points for participation. Democrats have been frustrated by losses in...

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The World’s Largest Floating Solar Power Plant Just Opened in a Flooded Coal Mining Area 

May 31, 2017 by

The 40-megawatt facility was just connected to the local power grid in Huainan, China Source: The World’s Largest Floating Solar...

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Revealed: Script For Plans To Destroy Venezuela’s Bolivarian Revolution Was Written In Washington

May 31, 2017 by

Source: Script For Plans To Destroy Bolivarian Revolution Was Written In...

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Colombia Grants Legal Rights To The Polluted Atrato River

May 31, 2017 by

Colombia just decided a badly contaminated river has the legal right to protection, conservation, maintenance and restoration....

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Victory: Court Voids EPA’s Approval of New Nanotech-Pesticide

May 31, 2017 by

Source: Court Voids EPA’s Approval of New...

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5 Inspiring New Films That Will Change The Way We Eat

May 31, 2017 by

Documentary films have the power to change the way we see the world, question how our actions are affecting others and inspire us to...

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Bernadette Lim, Grassroots Feminist

May 31, 2017 by

Lim’s non-profit, Women SPEAK, cultivates mentorship among young women over subjects like positive body image, healthy...

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As Trump remains silent, France welcomes its first gay Chechen refugee.

May 31, 2017 by

France’s newly elected president is taking action in response to the human rights atrocities happening in Chechnya. Source: As...

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Europeans Say Trump Can Damage—Not Destroy—the Paris Agreement

May 31, 2017 by

Trump’s protectionist stance at the G7 summit opened a huge rift—and the Paris Agreement was built to withstand it. Source:...

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Three Mile Island Nuke Plant Closure Strengthens Call for Renewable Energy Future

May 31, 2017 by

Source: Three Mile Island Nuke Plant Closure Strengthens Call for Renewable Energy...

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This Native Tribe Is Reintroducing a Disappeared Species on Its Own Land

May 31, 2017 by

And the federal government can’t do much about it. Source: This Native Tribe Is Reintroducing a Disappeared Species on Its Own...

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Renewable Energy Growth: 40 Years Ahead of EIA’s Forecast

May 31, 2017 by

“Not only has renewable energy’s share of total domestic electrical generation nearly doubled in the past seven years, it...

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Canada figured out how to win the drug war.

May 31, 2017 by

Justin Trudeau understands. We have Donald Trump and Jeff Sessions, though, so yeah. Source: Canada figured out how to win the drug...

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Fearless French President Lumps Trump In With Tyrants & Dictators

May 31, 2017 by

Source: Fearless French President Lumps Trump In With Tyrants &...

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Bill Gates Just Dropped This Life-Changing Advice: ‘Start Fighting Inequality’

May 31, 2017 by

Best advice ever. Source: Bill Gates Just Dropped This Life-Changing Advice: ‘Start Fighting...

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Judge Rules Environmental Group Can Challenge Sunoco Over Pipeline Eminent Domain

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Source: Judge Rules Environmental Group Can Challenge Sunoco Over Pipeline Eminent...

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Endangered GOP Lawmaker Darrell Issa Hides out on Roof While Avoiding Angry Constituents 

May 31, 2017 by

Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) was spotted on the roof of his district office building on Tuesday looking out at a crowd of angry...

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Shifting The Blame: How US Made Iran Responsible For 9/11

May 31, 2017 by

“Apparently, America’s long war to conquer Iran, Russia, and China, must go on, no matter what. The 9/11 attacks kicked it into...

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Neoliberals, Neoconservatives, and Neofascists by Janet Maker

May 31, 2017 by

Political parties exist to secure responsible government and to execute the will of the people. From these great tasks both of the...

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Bernie Sanders’ Powerful Graduation Speech Calls for National Transformation

May 31, 2017 by

At Brooklyn College Tuesday, Sen. Bernie Sanders made an urgent plea to graduates at his alma mater: Fight back.The Vermont senator...

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This Is How the Biggest Companies Cheated on Taxes in 2016

May 31, 2017 by

Donald Trump wants to cut what some call the “highest corporate tax rate in the world.” The tax cut will, according to...

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Attacks like Portland’s will keep happening unless we all fight white supremacy

May 31, 2017 by

Simply being sorry isn’t enough. Source: Perspective | Attacks like Portland’s will keep happening unless we all fight white...

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A Voice of Reason Speaks Regarding ‘The New Cold War’

May 30, 2017 by

Last week was interesting for me. I spent about half my time getting up to speed with the latest happenings in the crypto-coin world,...

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Don’t Fall for the Washington War Hawks’ Iranophobia

May 30, 2017 by

Their demands for war and regime change should be ignored. Source: Don’t Fall for the Washington War Hawks’...

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Cities join call for impeachment 

May 30, 2017 by

A growing number of local governments are clamoring for Congress to act against Donald Trump. Source: Cities join call for...

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Black Lives Matter movement to be awarded the 2017 Sydney peace price

May 30, 2017 by

Source: Black Lives Matter movement to be awarded the 2017 Sydney peace...

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Jeremy Corbyn’s Surprising Gains

May 30, 2017 by

Corbyn is similar to Bernie Sanders, and not just ideologically. Source: Jeremy Corbyn’s Surprising...

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For next Memorial Day, how about getting rid of those Confederate statues in the nation’s Capitol?

May 30, 2017 by

Source: For next Memorial Day, how about getting rid of those Confederate statues in the nation’s...

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How I Got ‘Alt-Right’ White Nationalist Leader Richard Spencer Booted from His Podcast Platform 

May 30, 2017 by

I got the notorious white nationalist Richard Spencer kicked off of his podcast platform. Source: How I Got ‘Alt-Right’...

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Come Together and Fight the Oligarchy, Declares Sanders in Stirring Commencement

May 30, 2017 by

“If we refuse to allow demagogues to divide us,” senator tells Brooklyn College graduates, “there is no end to what...

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Taiwan’s Top Court Declares Same-Sex Marriage A Constitutional Right 

May 30, 2017 by

On Wednesday, May 24, Taiwan’s Constitutional Court ruled that the nation’s law recognizing exclusively heterosexual...

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A Fair Trial for Julian Assange

May 30, 2017 by

Kiriakou writes: If recent press reports are to be believed, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is the target of a secret grand jury...

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Basic Income Works

May 30, 2017 by

Source: Basic Income...

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Homeless Man Who Became Hero in Manchester Bombing Rewarded With Housing

May 30, 2017 by

Stephen Jones rushed to aid the injured after Monday night’s explosion – and now he is being properly recognized for his...

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German Nonprofit Creates New Open-Source License for Seeds 

May 30, 2017 by

We know about open-source software and hardware, but can the concept – decentralized development and open collaboration for the...

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Company is Offering to Retrain Coal Miners as Wind Farmers For Free 

May 30, 2017 by

Goldwind Americas is planning on helping dozens of Wyoming coal miners out of poverty by offering them permanent positions on their...

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Tamir Rice’s Killer Has Been Fired From Cleveland Police, but Not Because He Killed a 12-Year-Old.

May 30, 2017 by

Pyke writes: Cleveland Police Officer Timothy Loehmann was fired Tuesday morning by city officials, nearly two years after he shot...

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The Indian newspaper giving street children a voice 

May 30, 2017 by

Once an illiterate street food seller, New Delhi teenager Shambhu is now the editor of a newspaper for other street children. Source:...

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For-Profit Jail Is Accused of Ignoring Man’s Pleas for Medical Help Before Death

May 30, 2017 by

“I can’t breathe,” Michael Sabbie can be heard telling guards and a nurse on video. The next day, he was found dead. Source:...

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Federal Appeals Court Rules In Favor Of Transgender Student

May 30, 2017 by

A big ruling in the fight for transgender rights — over Ash Whitaker’s “simple request: to use the boys’ restroom...

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Prisons: Too many prisons make bad people worse. There is a better way 

May 30, 2017 by

The world can learn from how Norway treats its offenders Source: Prisons: Too many prisons make bad people worse. There is a better...

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A Rally for Colin Kaepernick—and Free Speech

May 30, 2017 by

People are putting the NFL on notice over its treatment of Colin Kaepernick. Source: A Rally for Colin Kaepernick—and Free...

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Lost Police File Helps Exonerate Man of Murder After 24 Years in Prison

May 30, 2017 by

The recent discovery of a lost police file with witness statements about a 1990 murder in Philadelphia helped Shaurn Thomas walk...

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Trump’s communications director is out as larger shakeup looms 

May 30, 2017 by

Mike Dubke, who was on the job a little over three months, resigned on May 18. Source: Trump’s communications director is out...

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Jail break: America’s prisons are failing. Here’s how to make them work 

May 30, 2017 by

A lot is known about how to reform prisoners. Far too little is done Source: Jail break: America’s prisons are failing. Here’s how to...

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U.S. Renewable Energy Jobs Employ 800,000 People and Rising: in Charts

May 30, 2017 by

Twice as many Americans now work in the wind industry as in coal mining , and solar employs many more, but the U.S. still trails the...

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Did Mississippi Deliberately Deprive Black Students Of Equal Education?

May 30, 2017 by

The Southern Poverty Law Center has filed a federal lawsuit against Mississippi, claiming that the state has failed to provide equal...

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A Deeper Look into the Life and Tragic Police Murder of Alton Sterling Lays Bare the Injustice of Our Legal System 

May 30, 2017 by

On May 2, the Department of Justice Source: A Deeper Look into the Life and Tragic Police Murder of Alton Sterling Lays Bare the...

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Weekly Resistance: How To Take Action May 29-June 3 

May 30, 2017 by

Kickstart your summer activism with Care2’s guide on speaking out about things that matter, from Trump’s budget to...

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What Are We Still Doing in Guantanamo?

May 30, 2017 by

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‘I Spent 13 Years Killing People: What Am I Supposed to Do in the Civilian World?’ New Film Follows Iraq Vet’s PTSD Struggles 

May 30, 2017 by

After 13 years and three combat tours in Iraq, Alex Sutton returned home “feeling zombified” from prescription medications and a...

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Sweden Rejects Forced Vaccinations

May 30, 2017 by

Source: Sweden Rejects Forced...

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Bernie Sanders: A Big Message I Have for Corporate America 

May 30, 2017 by

It is outrageous that Carrier is planning on laying off hundreds of workers right before Christmas, after receiving a $7 million tax...

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This City Helped Pioneer the Fight for $15. Can it Revolutionize Housing Rights?

May 30, 2017 by

Seattle renters are mad as hell—and they’re not going to take it anymore. Source: This City Helped Pioneer the Fight for $15. Can it...

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Here’s an idea for retired coal mines: Turn them into giant batteries. 

May 30, 2017 by

Actually, an old coal mine makes a pretty good energy storage system. Get Chip and Joanna on the horn! Source: Here’s an idea for...

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Nontraditional Products in Development to Treat or Prevent Bacterial Infections

May 30, 2017 by

Nontraditional products are unlikely to fully substitute or replace antibiotic use but could provide new treatment options for...

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Berniecrats Are Winning in Trump Country: Why Populism Is the Pragmatic Way Forward for Democrats 

May 30, 2017 by

Since last year’s presidential election, progressives have consistently stated that President Donald Trump’s election was not a...

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Directly Impacted Youth Are Leading Fights Against Racism and the Criminal Punishment System

May 30, 2017 by

Youth who are impacted by racism or the criminal legal system — including victims of crime, formerly incarcerated youth, or...

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What They’re Not Telling You About The Saudi Arms Deal

May 30, 2017 by

Here are three stories about the much-ballyhooed $110 billion Saudi arms deal that you aren’t going to be reading about in the...

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“Picket Line”: Filmmaker Cecilia Aldarondo Explores the Labor Movement and the Trump Vote

May 30, 2017 by

Picket Line reminds us that the only real resource we have is our collective voice, says filmmaker Cecilia Aldarondo. Source:...

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Hilcorp Runs Aground: Pipeline Ruptures Expose Fractures in Billionaire’s Energy Companies

May 30, 2017 by

Houston multibillionaire Jeffery Hildebrand has a big problem brewing in Alaska. Source: Hilcorp Runs Aground: Pipeline Ruptures...

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Jimmy Carter: ‘I Could Have Wiped Iran Off The Map’—Setting The Record Straight

May 30, 2017 by

Source: Jimmy Carter: ‘I Could Have Wiped Iran Off The Map’—Setting The Record...

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Stop Vilifying Iran

May 30, 2017 by

Oddly enough, the Trump administration has a unique opportunity to normalize relations with Iran. Source: Stop Vilifying...

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Supporting universal basic income as step in world progress

May 29, 2017 by

column: letters from Ray date: May 27, 2017 topic: Adopting a universal basic income for all people can help society think creatively...

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Taking Single-Payer Seriously

May 29, 2017 by

Kamper writes: Medicare for All is a moral imperative. But the urgency of passing it doesn’t mean we can forget about the...

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Zapatistas Back Indigenous Woman to Run for Mexico’s Presidency

May 29, 2017 by

Excerpt: Maria de Jesus Patricio ‘Marichui’ Martinez will be backed by the Zapatista Army of National Liberation in a...

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Farm to School Program Saves Big Bucks, Slashes Carbon Footprint at 100 Oakland Schools

May 29, 2017 by

Hellmann writes: A study by the environmental nonprofit, Friends of the Earth, found that a Farm to School initiative has not only...

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The Untold Story of Memorial Day: Former Slaves Honoring and Mourning the Dead

May 29, 2017 by

Union General John Logan is often credited with founding Memorial Day. Source: The Untold Story of Memorial Day: Former Slaves...

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Believing The Russian “Hacking” Claim 

May 29, 2017 by

There is no established account, with or without evidence to support it, and yet there are countless articles casually referring, as...

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Jared Kushner’s charmed life is about to come to a screeching halt 

May 29, 2017 by

Now that he is ensnared in an FBI investigation, his life in the coming months and maybe years will be a study in misery Source:...

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JFK at 100: Trump comparisons fuel nostalgia for ‘Camelot’

May 29, 2017 by

The 35th US president’s legacy remains questionable, but his latest successor’s travails makes many yearn for a more eloquent leader...

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Close friend of Trump investigated over alleged €170m tax evasion

May 29, 2017 by

Real estate mogul Thomas Barrack, under investigation in Italy, played a critical role in Trump’s 2016 US presidential campaign...

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Worn-Out Activists in the Age of Trump Learn How to Breathe In, Breathe Out, Fight On

May 29, 2017 by

Bermudez writes: Many activists in Los Angeles have been in the trenches for years, fighting for immigrant rights and social justice....

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Angela Merkel Says Germany Can No Longer Rely on Donald Trump’s America

May 29, 2017 by

Christensen writes: Speaking at a campaign event, the German Chancellor emphasised the need for friendly relations with the US,...

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It’s Time to Send a Very Clear Message to Corporate America. The Era of Outsourcing Is Over.

May 29, 2017 by

Sanders writes: It is outrageous that Carrier is planning on laying off hundreds of workers right before Christmas, after receiving a...

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Time For Peace Negotiations In Korea, Not Escalation

May 29, 2017 by

Source: Time For Peace Negotiations In Korea, Not...

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New York Building The Renewable Energy Grid Of The Future

May 29, 2017 by

Source: New York Building The Renewable Energy Grid Of The...

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