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Black Women Will Face the Brunt of Abortion Bans. The Solution Is Universal Healthcare.
Those who claim to be “pro-life” should also advocate for a healthcare system that guarantees support for Black mothers and babies most at-risk due to the overturning of Roe.
Princella Talley
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The Manchin-Approved Budget Bill: A Hell of a Lot Better Than Nothing
Democrats’ new reconciliation deal is far from what progressives wanted. But it could still curb climate change, advance fairness in the U.S. tax system—and boost the party’s chances in the midterms.
Max B. Sawicky
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Biden’s Presidency Is Sinking Because of Conservative Democrats—Not the Left
Don’t blame progressives for Biden’s failures. It’s the party’s right flank that abandoned the working class.
Miles Kampf-Lassin
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After the Fist Bump
The symbolism of Biden's Middle East trip is bad. But the president's actions might be even worse.
Phyllis Bennis
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Forcing People to Work So They Can Get a Child Tax Credit Is a Terrible Idea
Work requirements don’t actually increase employment or reduce poverty. But Republicans and conservative Democrats are pushing them anyway.
Jim Pugh
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Why Socialists Shouldn’t Ignore the January 6 Hearings
Trump and his allies attempted to overturn democracy—and they’re likely to do it again. The Left should lead the charge to stop that effort.
David Duhalde
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Radical Is Now Rational
When reality changes, only fools don't change with it.
Hamilton Nolan
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Don’t Trust the Federal Reserve on Inflation
The Fed’s plan to curb inflation rests on punishing working people—when they’re the ones in need of relief.
Max B. Sawicky
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The Elite Vote Against Their Interests, Too
The rich control our party-system and our morals.
Hamilton Nolan
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A Socialist Response to the End of Roe: Don’t Mourn—Organize for Reproductive Justice
Socialist feminists don’t want “choice”—we demand full abortion rights for all, without exception.
Diana Moreno
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The Fresh Hell of Depending on Your Employer for Abortion Access
Some companies say they will cover abortion travel. Here's what's wrong with relying on their benevolence.
Sarah Lazare
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The Only Thing Constant Is Change
A message from the new Publisher
Christopher Hass
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Dear Reader
A farewell message from longtime Editor & Publisher Joel Bleifuss
Joel Bleifuss
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Beware the Corporate Appropriation of “Sustainable” Farming Practices
Long-standing methods of agroecology can feed people, restore ecosystems and transform our food system—but not if agribusiness hollows them out.
Philip A. Loring
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3 Anti-Inflation Alternatives to Raising Interest Rates
Tackling inflation requires reining in private markets—and embracing economic democracy.
Richard D. Wolff
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Here's What the Criminal Justice Reform Movement Can Learn From Chesa Boudin’s Loss
Opponents of mass incarceration shouldn’t despair or write off the recall of San Francisco’s progressive DA. Instead, we should take lessons and build stronger infrastructure to propel future wins.
Janos Marton
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In the Wake of Uvalde, a Teacher's Plea for Police-Free Schools
My students are safer in classrooms without cops. The latest mass school shooting only makes that clearer.
Nataliya Braginsky
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I Went on Strike to Cancel My Student Debt and Won. Every Debtor Deserves the Same.
Former students of Corinthian Colleges just won the largest student debt cancelation in Education Department history. Now it’s time for Biden to cancel debt for everyone.
Ann Bowers
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Don’t Let a School Shooting Become a Story About the Police
Guns are the issue. A lot of the political establishment wants you to forget that.
Hamilton Nolan
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The U.S. Is Complicit in Shireen Abu Akleh's Killing
If our tax dollars are furnishing the weapons that kill journalists and other innocents, that’s not just an international crime—it’s against U.S. law, too
Phyllis Bennis and Richard Falk
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If Banks Want to Be Seen as Climate-Friendly, They Need to Exit Fossil Fuels
The climate movement is stepping up pressure on banks to stop the flow of cash to the oil and gas industry.
Arielle Swernoff
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America Has Embraced Forced Pregnancy
Nine months of physical and hormonal trauma to your body—with permanent and sometimes lethal consequences—is no longer your choice.
Miriam Markowitz
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The Amazon Labor Union Victory Shows That Jurisdiction Is Dead
No more arguing over territory or industries—we need multi-union coalitions capable of organizing on a national scale.
Hamilton Nolan
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The Rip-Off Economy Will Save Itself. It Won't Save You.
Squandering our national moment of opportunity at capitalism's casino.
Hamilton Nolan
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