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The Last Thing Libya Needs Is an Intensification of a U.S. Proxy War
We must stop our government from treating Libya like its own private battleground.
Gregory Shupak
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Trump Is Trying to Put Us on War Footing with China. It’s Up to the Left to Stop It.
On the dangers of the Right’s new China scare
Tobita Chow and Jake Werner
Rural America
Agricultural Workers Lose Millions of Dollars Each Year to Employer Wage Theft
It’s against U.S. labor laws, but that hasn’t stopped employers from withholding more than $65 million in worker wages over the last two decades.
Pramod Acharya
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The Pandemic Is Exposing the Rotten Core of Our Industrial Food System
While industrial farms have been thrown into chaos, local agriculture has proved to be a more resilient model.
Joseph Bullington
Labor
The Return of the Construction Industry Has Brought a Surge of Immigrant Worker Deaths
The rush to keep building through the pandemic has compounded the risks for construction workers.
Maurizio Guerrero
Viewpoint
U.S. Sanctions Are Strangling a Lebanon in Crisis
As Lebanon faces multiple, overlapping catastrophes, U.S. policies are making them worse.
Bilal El-Amine
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Viewpoint
Now Comes the Difficult Work of Pushing the Biden-Harris Ticket Left
If Biden's VP pick Kamala Harris is a “weather vane,” then it’s up to progressives to change the weather.
Natalie Shure
Labor
The Largest Private-Sector Strike of the Year Is Headed for Union Victory
After nearly seven weeks on the picket line, Machinists union members will soon vote on a contract that includes everything they’re fighting for.
Jeremy Gantz
LaborClimate
The Green New Deal Just Won a Major Union Endorsement. What's Stopping the AFL-CIO?
Union support for the Green New Deal is growing. It's time for America's largest labor federation to get on board.
Mindy Isser
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Mijente Stayed Out of the 2016 Election. Here’s Why It’s Going All In This Time.
Hispanic voters will comprise 13% of the electorate this year—the largest nonwhite demographic group of eligible voters. Mijente’s “Fuera Trump” campaign aims to mobilize them for the November election.
Ray Levy-Uyeda
Rural America
Animals and Plants Are Relocating Because of Climate Change. Should They Be Considered Invasive?
Jenny Morber
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I Shouldn’t Have to Be a “Strong Black Woman” for My Life to Matter
Support Black women when we are loud or quiet, when we are brave or scared, when we are fed-up or meek.
Ramenda Cyrus
Viewpoint
Want Progressive U.S. Politics? Continue to Reform the Democratic Party Rules
There would be far more elected officials like Jamaal Bowman and AOC, if New York complied with the new Party reforms.
Larry Cohen
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Biden Promises a Return to the Obama Era. That’s Bad News for Palestinians.
A campaign built on nostalgia is no comfort for those who are not at all nostalgic for the Obama administration.
Alex Kane
Rural America
Report: More Environmentalists Were Murdered Last Year Than Ever Before
Ashoka Mukpo
Viewpoint
Robert Reich: How Mitch McConnell’s Republicans Are Destroying America
While a lethal pandemic and economic crisis wreak havoc on working families, McConnell and the GOP are dead set on protecting business interests and enriching the wealthy.
Robert Reich
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The Democratic Platform Fight Shows It’s Still Obama’s Party
Bernie Sanders supporters have pushed for progressive priorities in the platform, but the Barack Obama wing of the Democratic establishment is still in the driver’s seat.
Branko Marcetic
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The Future of Homeless Organizing Lives on the Prettiest Street in Philadelphia
Hamilton Nolan
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