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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
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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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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
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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
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