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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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How the Child Welfare System Is Silently Destroying Black Families
A single call from an anonymous tipster is all it takes for the government to take children from their families
Dorothy Roberts
FeatureLabor
These Are The Workers Who Took on Amazon, and Won
Against all odds, Amazon workers in New York organized a successful union against one of the biggest companies in the world. Here's how.
Luis Feliz Leon
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At Global Covid-19 Summit, Biden's Silence on Pharmaceutical Monopolies Speaks Volumes
The White House appears to have no plans to break Big Pharma's stranglehold on intellectual property for Covid-19 vaccines and treatments.
Sarah Lazare
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India and Pakistan Are Baking, and Every Powerful Institution Is to Blame
Indians know they can’t rely on elites to save them from catastrophe. That’s exactly what could make a climate movement there so powerful.
Basav Sen
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One Year Ago, Biden Promised to Support Generic Vaccines for the World. That’s Amounted to Nothing.
A conversation with South African public health activist Tian Johnson about outrageous global inequalities in access to Covid vaccines, tests and treatments.
Sarah Lazare
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Yes, Protest Can Influence the Supreme Court
Now is the time to mobilize against the Supreme Court's attack on abortion. History shows it works.
Eric Stoner
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The School Privatization Movement’s Latest Scheme to Undermine Public Education
A wave of bills to install a new form of school vouchers called “education savings accounts” are spreading across the country.
Kalena Thomhave
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The All-Seeing Eye of Homeland Security
From robot dogs to face recognition to e-shackles, Big Brother is watching migrants.
Adrian Rennix
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The U.S. Spent 7.5 Times More on Nuclear Weapons Than Global Vaccine Donations
Since the pandemic started, the United States has prioritized funding for nuclear arms and the military over global vaccines.
Sarah Lazare
FeatureLabor
The Nurses Who Wouldn’t Come in From the Cold
How holding out for the common good led to the longest strike of 2021
Aparna Gopalan
FeatureInterview
Why Nina Turner Is Taking on the Establishment Again
On her second run for Congress, the plainspoken progressive is still calling it as she sees it.
Maximillian Alvarez
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The Weapons Industry Sees the War in Ukraine as a Goldmine
Arms companies are exploiting Russia's invasion to push a military spending frenzy.
Sarah Lazare
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What Happens After Movement-Backed Politicians Take Office
As the “co-governance” model gains traction, here’s a look into the promises and pitfalls—and how organizers are reimagining electoral politics.
Mark Engler and Paul Engler
FeatureLabor
Amid Rolling Blackouts, Energy Workers Fight For Clean Public Power In South Africa
Can South Africa transition from a reliance on coal to clean power while maintaining jobs? The energy workers fighting for a just transition think so.
Casey Williams
FeatureLaborInterview
How To Build Fierce and Worker-Centered Unions
A Q&A with an organizer about her new book and on building worker power through resilience.
Paige Oamek
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Biden Is Using the Ukraine Crisis to Justify Dangerous Investments in Nuclear Weapons
The president's budget calls for $50.9 billion in nuclear weapons spending.
Sarah Lazare
FeatureLabor
Like a Moth to To a Flame, Workers Unite
The Triangle shirtwaist factory fire continues to inspire and motivate current labor movements 111 years later.
Daisy Pitkin
FeatureLabor
Starbucks Workers Are Facing Down One of the Most Intense Union-Busting Campaigns in Decades
Workers at more than 100 Starbucks stores in 27 states have filed union petitions for elections. In response, the company has launched a relentless anti-union effort.
Hannah Faris
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New "Compromise" on IP Waiver for Covid Vaccines Is Worse Than No Deal, Activists Say
A tentative agreement between India, South Africa, the United States and the European Union only waives intellectual property for Covid vaccines (not tests or treatments).
Sarah Lazare
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Democrats Quietly Cut $5 Billion in Global Covid Aid—With Biden Already Behind on Vaccine Donations
The Biden administration would actually have to increase its donations 50% to meet its pledges.
Sarah Lazare
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