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The Hypocrisy of Biden's New "Blame the Unvaccinated" Strategy
As long as we're blaming individuals, we are not talking about how the Biden administration's policies are failing the world.
Sarah Lazare
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How January 6 Is Being Used to Crush Dissent on the Left
Rather than grapple with the political forces behind the Capitol siege, lawmakers have instead pushed a spate of anti-protests laws across the country.
Branko Marcetic
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The Big Business Behind Travel Nursing
During the Covid-19 pandemic, demand for nurses—already understaffed—surged to even higher levels, and travel nurses deployed to fill the gaps.
Alice Herman
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120 Manufacturers in the Global South Could Be Producing mRNA Vaccines If Big Pharma Would Only Show Them How
A new report finds that pharmaceutical monopolies are preventing the production of significant quantities of vaccines in Africa, Asia and Latin America.
Sarah Lazare
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How the Mighty Culinary Union Survived the Apocalypse
After facing 98% unemployment in the depths of the pandemic, the strongest union in Las Vegas has risen again.
Hamilton Nolan
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The Latest Argument Against Abortion Rights: It's Not Hard to Be a Working Mom
Experts and working moms blast the absurdity of this key argument being used to take down abortion rights.
Bryce Covert
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The Weapons Industry Is Jubilant About Biden's Nominee for Pentagon Arms Buyer
Bill LaPlante's nomination is just the latest spin through the revolving door between the Pentagon and the military industry.
Sarah Lazare
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Documents Reveal Biden Admin Not Fighting for a Covid Vaccine Patent Waiver, Despite Public Statements
Amid mounting concern about the Omicron variant, Biden declared U.S. support for a Covid-19 vaccine patent waiver. But new documents from Geneva tell a different story.
Sarah Lazare
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Biden Is Wrong. There Is No Such Thing As “Defensive” Saudi Weapons in the War on Yemen.
Biden wants to put a friendlier face on U.S. support for the war. We shouldn't let him.
Sarah Lazare
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Think Tank Funded by the Weapons Industry Pressures Biden Not To Regulate Military Contractors’ Emissions
The Heritage Foundation has received considerable donations from the arms industry. And now it's trying to shield that industry from climate regulations targeting military contractors.
Sarah Lazare
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After Ida, This Louisiana Tribe Is Organizing Its Own Recovery
Armed with agricultural knowledge and mutual aid networks, the Houma people aren't waiting on the government to rescue them.
Joseph Bullington
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How Climate Change Turned This Moroccan Village Into a Ghost Town
A Moroccan journalist returns to the oasis community where he grew up—parts of which are now abandoned by the effects of climate change.
Khalid Bencherif
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How to Democratize Cuba
Will the November 15 protests in Cuba provide a democratic opening?
Samuel Farber
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He Exposed Colombia’s Vaccine Contracts with Big Pharma. Then the Right Came for Him.
What the case of Camilo Enciso reveals about the power of pharmaceutical companies.
Sarah Lazare and Maurizio Guerrero
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Minneapolis Is About to Vote on Whether to Dismantle the Police
Will the city at the center of last summer's racial justice protests decide to remake public safety? We'll soon find out.
Logan Carroll
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Report Reveals the IMF's Hidden Fees, and How Desperate Countries Pay the Most
Little-known "surcharges" are adding to cash-strapped countries' mountains of IMF debt.
Sarah Lazare
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"People Are Running Out of Patience with the Capitalist System”: Rossana Rodriguez Sanchez on Governing as a Socialist
With municipal socialism on the rise around the country, we spoke to Rodriguez Sanchez about her role on the Chicago City Council's Democratic Socialist Caucus.
Halsey Hazzard
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Meet the New Generation of "Sidewalk Socialists"
Once elected, how do socialists govern?
Rebecca Burns
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For Many, the Pandemic Was a Wakeup Call About Exploitative Work
The unemployment expansion showed us what work could be like if it was freely chosen.
Marie Solis
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Democratic Socialists of America Make a Strategy for the Biden Era
Delegates chart a socialist future at DSA's 2021 virtual convention.
Roger Kerson
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U.S. Says It Supports a Covid Vaccine Patent Waiver, But Document Reveals It Is Dragging Feet at WTO
Global health advocates say a patent waiver would ease access to Covid vaccines, but the U.S. declined to support as-is a proposal to greenlight the waiver, a summary of a September 14 WTO meeting shows.
Sarah Lazare
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Pedagogy of the Apocalypse
In a year filled with trauma, a university professor learns how to support her students.
Tatiana McInnis
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Imagine If We Had Spent the Last 20 Years Fighting Climate Change Instead of the War on Terror
At the dawn of the new millennium, we directed our national resources in the exact wrong direction. But it's not too late to turn things around.
Sarah Lazare
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The Movement to De-Cop the Campus
Students, educators and staff across the University of California system are organizing to abolish campus police.
Emily Rich
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