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Ilhan Omar's Only Offense Is Telling the Truth About the United States and Israel
Republicans and Democrats are once again targeting the Minnesota congresswoman for acknowledging the crimes of imperialism and occupation.
Hadas Thier
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RIP Jack Terricloth (1970-2021) of the World/Inferno Friendship Society
Raise a glass to toast the life and legacy of an anti-capitalist, cabaret punk iconoclast.
A.M. Gittlitz
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Bezos the Great and Powerful
Beyond the dangers of corporate consolidation, Amazon's acquisition of MGM has exposed an American economy that's mostly make-believe.
Jacob Bacharach
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Every New Financial Bubble Is a Cry of Desperation
Neither meme stocks nor cryptocurrency will save you from wage slavery. Only politics can.
Hamilton Nolan
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Joe Biden’s Progressive Economic Turn Was Shaped By Social Movements
Years of grassroots organizing helped create the conditions for Biden to embrace bold policies on government spending.
Mark Engler and Paul Engler
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Don't Fall for the Israel Apologists' Bad-Faith Accusations of Antisemitism
There's no bigotry in defending Palestinian rights. Any claims to the contrary are part of a cynical ploy to deflect from the crimes of an apartheid state.
Jesse Mechanic
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Words That Mean Nothing
Our political discourse is dominated by issues that don't exist
Hamilton Nolan
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There Is No "Border Crisis"
Discussing the border in nativist terms obscures the real crises that propel migrants to seek asylum in the United States.
Josue De Luna Navarro and Khury Petersen-Smith
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The Real Root Cause of Central American Migration
If the Biden administration is committed to aiding the region, it must first acknowledge the destructive role of U.S. interventionism.
Amelia Frank-Vitale and Lauren Heidbrink
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It's Time for Democrats to Pick a Side on Israeli Apartheid
As violence rages in Gaza, U.S. officials must come to the aid of the oppressed or face political consequences.
Hadas Thier
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Josh Hawley Has a Populist Revolt to Sell You
The Missouri senator’s new book, ‘The Tyranny of Big Tech,’ destroys the notion that any Republican is willing to rein in corporate power.
Jacob Bacharach
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Lies, Damn Lies, and Inflation
Austerity is about to make its political comeback.
Hamilton Nolan
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Still Waiting on Justice for George Floyd
One man has been condemned, but the system he came to represent is still intact.
Anand Jahi
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Want a Healthier Workplace Culture? Unionize.
As a labor leader, I want professionals—and all workers—to understand the power of unions to check bosses, and build better workplaces.
Jennifer Dorning
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Call Israel What It Is: An Apartheid State
There are no "clashes" between Israelis and Palestinians. What we're seeing in Jerusalem and elsewhere is an occupying force exercise its military might.
Seraj Assi
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We Need to Build a Strong Peace Movement. The Anti-Apartheid Movement Can Show Us How.
In 1986, activists convinced Congress to pass sanctions on South Africa over the veto of President Ronald Reagan. Their victory holds six key lessons today.
Zeb Larson
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When Wildfire Prevention Destroys Wildlife Habitat
As Western towns cut back nearby forest fuels to deter wildfires, new houses continue to sprawl relentlessly into the surrounding wildlands.
Pepper Trail
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The Real "Big Lie" Is That Billionaires Are Tolerable
Great wealth should be seen as deranged hoarding.
Hamilton Nolan
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For the Nez Perce, a Proposed Gold Mine Is a Symbol of Broken Promises
The U.S. government stole Nez Perce treaty land to make way for gold miners in the 1860s. A century and a half later, gold mining again threatens the tribe’s homeland.
Marcie Carter
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Biden’s Infrastructure Plans Are a Good Start—But We Must Ensure Democratic Control
President Biden has laid out an ambitious agenda for rebuilding the nation’s infrastructure. To succeed, the projects should be put under public ownership.
Thomas M. Hanna
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Biden's First 100 Days Have Been a Tale of Two Presidencies
When it comes to economic issues, the Biden administration has shown some surprising progressivism. On foreign policy, not so much.
Max B. Sawicky
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When Times are Tough, Tax Credits Are Not Enough
Biden's anti-poverty plan is to expand tax credits—but that doesn't address the root problem of low (or no) wages.
Premilla Nadasen
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By All Means, Means Test
For anti-poverty benefits, defense comes first.
Max B. Sawicky
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Want to Save Democracy? Start with Georgia.
Republican-led efforts to restrict voting access in the Peach State speak to a larger crisis across the country.
Anoa Changa
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