Christo­pher D. Cook is an award-win­ning jour­nal­ist and author of Diet for a Dead Plan­et: Big Busi­ness and the Com­ing Food Cri­sis. His writ­ing has appeared in Harper’s, The Atlantic, The Nation, the Los Ange­les Times and else­where. You can reach him at http://​www​.christo​pherd​cook​.com/.
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Trump’s Answer to Structural Racism? Police State Fascism.
With protests against police violence spreading like wildfire, Trump is responding with authoritarianism—and an ever more violent crackdown.
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Why Bernie Must Keep Going: It’s About Our Future
Sanders is down, but he's not out. And he can still help advance a progressive agenda for all of us.
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Centrists Don’t Want “Party Unity”—They Want to Defend the Wealthy
Attacks by moderate Democrats on Bernie Sanders are really about defending corporate power and structural inequality.
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Only Bernie’s Green New Deal Answers Greta’s Call for Action
To fulfill the promise of the climate strikes, we need a bold policy solution.
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We Can’t Afford to Let Nancy Pelosi Bury the Green New Deal
Incoming speaker creates climate committee with limited powers—undermining a far more ambitious initiative.
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There Is Nothing Kind or Gentle About George H.W. Bush’s Legacy
Bush 41 had a long career of ruthless war-making. It must not be whitewashed.
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The Democrats Need a Clear Economic Vision. Here’s Where to Start.
The rising left wing of the party is leading the way, and the People's Budget and Green New Deal show how Democrats can transform the economy.
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To Address the Climate Crisis, We Must Completely Rethink How We Produce and Consume Food
Market-driven solutions won't cut it.
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Has Barbara Boxer Met Her Match?
California’s liberal senator draws conservative fire, progressive ire.
Dispatch
Coal Miners Slaughter
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Plowing for Profits
U.S. agribusiness eyes Iraq's fledgling markets
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The Next Campaign: Ideas
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Environmental Hogwash
The EPA works with factory farms to delay regulation of ‘Extremely Hazardous Substances.’