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Labor
Meet the Students Trying to Organize the First Campus-Wide Undergraduate Union
Inside the groundbreaking student organizing drive at Kenyon College.
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Police Budgets Are Ballooning as Social Programs Crumble
Cities across the country have defied demands from protesters to defund police despite facing huge budget deficits from Covid-19.
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A Virtual Charter School Company Says Covid-19 Is the ‘Tailwind’ It’s Been Waiting For
Critics say online learning is failing low-income students. But some for-profit companies are pushing to make it the new normal.
Labor
Chicago Teachers Join the Nationwide Movement to Kick Cops Out of Schools
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In Minneapolis, Cops Were Kicked Out of Schools. Cities in 7 Other States Could Soon Follow Suit.
Activists around the country are rallying for #PoliceFreeSchools.
Culture
SARS Lessons Lost
What the United States should have learned from SARS—and blatantly ignored.
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Time to Redirect the Military Budget to Public Health
America's addiction to war, by the numbers.
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A Feminism for the Working Class
In 1999, Barbara Ehrenreich charged the feminist movement with advancing only "educated, middle-class women." Her critique is more pertinent than ever.
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Barbara Ehrenreich on Her Endorsement of Bernie Sanders and Why Socialism Should Be Fun
In a sprawling interview, Ehrenreich explains why Sanders is her choice for 2020, the joys of radical politics and why there's no time to wait on capitalism to solve the climate crisis.
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Cities Aren’t Waiting for a Federal Green New Deal
Activists are pushing sweeping climate action at the local level.