As Grassroots Momentum Surges, Over 300 Local Officials From 40 States Declare Support for Green New Deal

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The decision by dozens of mayors, state legislators, and city council members to back a Green New Deal comes as people in the United...

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Federal judge says ACA must be thrown out 

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A federal judge declared the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional Friday, ruling that the entire law must be struck down because...

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Mueller should try to indict Trump. It would guarantee his report goes public. 

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The attorney general would have to tell Congress about denying a request to prosecute the president. Source: Mueller should try to...

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ACLU threatens lawsuit after Florida GOP tries to delay implementing voting rights ballot initiative

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In an ominous development for the fate of Florida’s newly approved ballot measure to restore voting rights to those...

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How We’re Getting Net Neutrality Back

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“The public can plainly see that a soon-to-be-toothless FCC is handing the keys to the internet — the internet, one of the most...

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The Senate’s Yemen Vote Proves a More Democratic Foreign Policy Is Possible 

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Public outrage over US-Saudi relations may put an end to war—and serve as an important lesson for progressives. Source: The Senate’s...

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Arkansas Times challenges law that requires state contractors to pledge not to boycott Israel in federal court 

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The Arkansas Times Limited Partnership, the company that owns and publishes the Arkansas Times, is challenging in federal court a...

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What Does Inequality Cost the Average American? About $150K 

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Credit Suisse puts America’s total wealth at $98.2 trillion. If we divvied up that wealth as equally as Belgium does, the typical American would have a net worth of $210,900 — more than triple the $61,667 the typical American actually has. In other words, Americans are paying an inequality penalty of almost $150,000.

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A Latin American Marshall Plan, At A Discount 

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López Obrador’s $20 billion development plan gives Washington a chance to help rectify the historic damage it’s done to the living...

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How to Live a More Courageous Life

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“The more you interrupt the old fear-based habits and replace fear-based responses with responses to boost courage, the more...

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Congress reaches deal ending taxpayer-funded sexual harassment settlements 

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Members of Congress would be held personally liable for sexual harassment and retaliation settlements, requiring them to reimburse...

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‘A Very Dark Day for Democracy’: Scott Walker Signs Wisconsin GOP’s ‘Legislative Coup’ Into Law

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“This is the kind of thing autocrats do,” declared journalist Ari Berman Source: ‘A Very Dark Day for...

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Maria Butina’s Guilty Plea Reveals How She Played the NRA 

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The Russian national pleaded guilty to conspiracy against the United States — and she infiltrated two of its right-wing...

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‘Indefensible’: 7-Year-Old Child’s ‘Horrific’ Death in DHS Custody Prompts Outrage

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The ACLU blamed a “lack of accountability and a culture of cruelty” at the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agency (CPB)...

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