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2022 MidtermsCover StoryFeatureRural America
The Rural Vote Is Again in Play
The midterms showed that rural voters must be an integral part of the Democratic strategy if they want to win in 2024.
George Goehl
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Don’t Look Now But Progressives Are About to Expand Their Ranks in Congress
A lot is uncertain about the midterms, but there's one thing we do know—the House will have the largest left cohort in decades.
Branko Marcetic
FeatureLabor
Amy’s Kitchen Workers Protested Their Working Conditions. Then They All Lost Their Jobs.
“They treat you like you’re nothing. Like cockroaches.”
Emily Janakiram
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The App ICE Forces You To Download
Under Biden, monitoring of immigrants by cell phone has jumped 808%.
Maurizio Guerrero
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A Left Answer to Inflation
It is time to forsake the Chicago school of economics.
Hadas Thier
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Mikhail Gorbachev’s Late Career as a New Age Toastmaster
The former Soviet leader clung to a vision of globalization that let corporate power run amok.
G. Pascal Zachary
Cover StoryFeatureClimate
How Far Would You Go to Stop Climate Change?
A landmark legal victory opens the door to direct action.
Jack McCordick
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What Soaring Rent Prices Mean for Florida's Working Class
One St. Petersburg woman's struggle to survive the crushing weight of housing inequality.
McKenna Schueler
Lockheed Martin Day
FeatureInvestigationGoodman Institute
Inside Lockheed Martin’s Sweeping Recruitment on College Campuses
The engineering degree to defense industry pipeline.
Indigo Olivier
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Mothers of the Movement Fight to Abolish the Death Penalty in Illinois
There was a saying among the mothers: “We’re there for every mother’s son.”
Alice Kim
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The Right Wing Is Going All Out to Unravel Our Democracy
Republicans and the Supreme Court are peeling away voting rights and undermining representative government. Grassroots organizing is the only way to preserve U.S. democracy.
Adam Eichen
FeatureInvestigation
Raising a $1-a-Day Wage Seems Like a No-Brainer. Not to Congress.
Private prisons for immigrants rake in millions a year by paying pennies an hour.
Thomas Ferraro
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"Revolutionary Suicide": On the Horrors of Jonestown
"Dad—I see no way out—I agree with your decision—I fear only that without you the world may not make it to Communism." An excerpt from a letter found on the body of Jim Jones.
David Moberg
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The Remarkable and Entirely Underappreciated Achievements of the EPA
The Supreme Court is gutting an agency that has a measurable history of saving lives.
Branko Marcetic
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Did This Supreme Court Just Issue a Progressive Ruling on Immigration? Sort Of.
The MPP ruling will bring immediate relief for migrants stuck in Mexico, but doesn't signal anything humane about the court.
Adrian Rennix
FeatureDispatch
Could Colombia Show Us a Way Out of Our Political Nightmare?
The recent election in Colombia has produced new hope for the country—and for the whole region.
John Feffer
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New York Progressives and Socialists Are Hoping to Turn Legislative Setbacks Into Electoral Electricity
After key bills on climate and housing stalled in the legislature, left-wing organizers are working to topple Democratic incumbents and build a united front in Albany.
Karma Samtani
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The Spectacular Failure of the WTO To Fight Covid
The global body has proven itself unwilling to stand up to the pharmaceutical industry. Here's what it means for the next crisis.
Sarah Lazare
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Bill Clinton Did More to Sell Neoliberalism than Milton Friedman
A brief history of how the Democratic Party's turn to market capitalism wrecked everything.
Lily Geismer
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Big Tobacco Is Funding Opposition to Global Covid Vaccine Access
Tobacco companies are bankrolling a group that is working to defeat an intellectual property waiver. And the companies have a direct interest in doing so.
Sarah Lazare
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What If America Had Six Political Parties?
Understanding the warring factions within the Democratic and Republican Party coalitions is critical for progressives who want to build power.
Mark Engler and Paul Engler
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Cancer Is an Environmental Problem
Why federal funding for cancer research must examine its human-made causes.
Anita Carraher
FeatureInvestigationGoodman Institute
Mining Companies Strike Gold by Destroying Public Lands
Indigenous tribes sound the alarm about a mining boom
Stephanie Woodard
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The Pentagon Is Protecting and Funding the Same Gun Makers Democrats Want to Regulate
Daniel Defense, the company that made the gun used by the Robb Elementary shooter, has been handed over 100 federal contracts.
Sarah Lazare
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