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Left-Wing Groups Are Filling the Void Left By an "Invisible" Biden Campaign in Michigan
If Joe Biden wins Michigan, he’ll have these independent, grassroots groups to thank.
Eli Day
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Trump’s Calls for Voter Intimidation Are Already Being Heeded. Here’s How to Respond.
We could see a deluge of Trump-sponsored voter intimidation on Election Day. Protecting our democracy requires stopping it in its tracks.
Jeff Schuhrke
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Remember What They Did
Do not allow the enablers of the Trump administration to rejoin polite society, ever.
Hamilton Nolan
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Don’t Be Fooled: Billionaires Are Fighting the Fair Tax Because They Don’t Want to Pay Up
The Illinois Fair Tax proposal would benefit the working class, communities of color and women by finally taxing the super-rich. That’s why wealthy people are trying to kill it.
Amisha Patel
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How Decades of Corporate-Friendly Farm Policies Wrecked Rural America
A Wisconsin dairy farmer explains what Democrats need to do to rebuild rural communities and regain the ground they’ve lost.
Jim Goodman
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Everyone Loves Our Mass National Hypnosis
After the final Trump-Biden debate, we only get one more chance to snap out of it.
Hamilton Nolan
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Risking Your Life For a Trump Rally Means There's Nothing Left to Lose
On the campaign trail in Pennsylvania with Donald Trump, the dead mall candidate.
Hamilton Nolan
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To Tame a Far-Right Supreme Court, Let’s Revive This Forgotten Proposal from 1922
As Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation shows, the U.S. Supreme Court commands more power than it should, but we can put it in its place. And it’s been done before.
Leon Fink
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The Electoral College is a Dangerous Relic That Threatens the Future of Our Democracy
This 18th-century artifact provided constitutional protections for slaveholders and allowed for the corruption of our electoral system. It's time to abolish it.
Joel Bleifuss
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This Indigenous Peoples’ Day, We Don’t Need Celebration. We Need Our Land Back.
We’re fighting to return public lands to Indigenous people and undo the structures that allowed them to be taken in the first place. Join us.
Krystal Two Bulls and Nick Tilsen
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The Climate Movement's Difficult Fight Ahead If Trump Wins
Another term for Trump means an uphill battle for climate activism. But it's a fight we can't afford to lose.
Mattias Lehman
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How to Win a Green New Deal Under Biden
With effective organizing and consistent pressure, young climate activists proved that Biden can be pushed to adopt more progressive policies.
Nikayla Jefferson
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The Case for Wearing a Mask and Voting In Person
In battleground states, vote by mail could contribute to Trump's "red mirage" lead on election night.
Steven Hill
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Nobody Seems to Grasp How Screwed We Are
A nation on the precipice hears absurd normality from the candidates who are supposed to save us.
Hamilton Nolan
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How Do You Flip Rural Trump Voters? Talk to Them.
In 2016, establishment Democrats all but ignored rural communities. Groups like People's Action are changing that, one conversation at a time.
George Goehl
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Why the Federal Reserve Should Grant Zero-Interest Loans to Local and State Governments
Our states and cities are facing devastating cuts due to the pandemic. To prevent that, let’s cancel Wall Street.
Saqib Bhatti
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It Is Good When Leaders Experience the Consequences of Their Own Decisions
Trump's Covid diagnosis could help lead to better government through karma.
Hamilton Nolan
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It's Cheap to Be Rich
The rot in our economic system stems from an increasingly regressive tax system that favors corporations and the wealthy at the expense of the rest of us.
Hadas Thier
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Bad America
Our debate recap: A nation decides whether it's time for the final act.
Hamilton Nolan
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Sorry Joe, Countries Don't Have Souls
Joe Biden has framed the election as a battle for “America’s soul.” But what we need are politicians who will fight for the material needs of the people.
Joel Bleifuss
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How to Transform Research and Innovation for the Common Good
The climate and Covid-19 crises make it abundantly clear we need to change our society's approach to research and intellectual property.
Thomas M. Hanna
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Who Is Going to Stop Him?
If you don't think that Trump will steal this election, please explain why not.
Hamilton Nolan
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No Parks for the Poor
In the face of budget cuts, some land management agencies are ramping up user fees — and betraying the egalitarian promise of public lands.
Joseph Bullington
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What Does a “Safe Return” to School Look Like? Ask Teacher Unions.
Powerful elites are willing to sacrifice the lives and futures of millions to feed their own profits. Teachers are fighting back.
Lois Weiner and Jackson Potter
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