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Beverly & Pack

Flag Day has become a tool to galvanize a jingoistic patriotism. For this one, let's remember that flag-waving is an empty gesture if it's not part of active pursuit of inclusive, democratic ideals. more

Jun 13, 2017 3:56 PM Op-Eds

On June 3rd, in more than 100 cities nationwide, March for Truth rallies brought people together to stand up for democratic institutions and the press. Ordinary people are demanding truth and transparency. Battles for these values can be won. more

Jun 6, 2017 7:47 AM Op-Eds

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Mark Buckawicki

Trump claims 3-5 million illegal votes were cast in the 2016 election; in fact only 4 (four) cases of voter fraud have been documented. So, really, what is this new commission on electoral integrity all about? more

May 14, 2017 5:32 PM Dispatches

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Michael Vadon & Nick-D

Today, we face the same fundamental challenges to our democracy that we faced in 1973. The parallels are undeniable. more

May 10, 2017 12:15 PM Dispatches 1 Comments

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Ryan J. Reilly

As practitioners of journalism, and citizens who rely on it, we have to respond to Trump's attack on the press. more

Mar 25, 2017 4:06 PM Magazine

It's not the Trump Administration...it's the leakers. Promise. more

Mar 23, 2017 9:00 AM Multimedia

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Gage Skidmore

A series of disastrous new rightwing policies and a call for a Convention of States underscore the danger of states’ lordship over cities. more

Feb 28, 2017 9:56 AM Dispatches

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Matt Logan

Representatives are facing riled up constituents across the U.S. Some crowds are cheering—others not so much. more

Feb 20, 2017 3:12 PM Dispatches

Betsy DeVos

Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call

She spent almost a million and a half of her own dollars to turn Detroit’s education system into a laboratory—in which an out-of-control lab fire now burns. more

Feb 1, 2017 11:04 AM Magazine

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Jennifer Towne

From the ground of Chicago’s rally, there was no end in sight to the crowd. more

Jan 23, 2017 11:43 AM Dispatches

Sarah Jaffe talks about Cooperation Jackson, Ungovernable2017 and other efforts to challenge the idea of the disposable worker. more

Jan 16, 2017 2:01 PM Multimedia

Some highlights from the confirmation hearings of one of the most opposed U.S. Attorney General nominees in history. more

Jan 11, 2017 11:00 AM Dispatches

The danger is not a foreign power, but that under Trump we will be transformed into our own version of Putin’s Russia. more

Jan 4, 2017 3:31 PM Magazine 3 Comments

How The Progressive helped bring down Tailgunner Joe more

Jan 3, 2017 7:26 PM Dispatches 4 Comments

The North Carolina Republicans are attempting a coup, but the resistance is in place. more

Dec 19, 2016 5:05 PM Dispatches

A close look at Trump’s razor-thin margins reveals a lot about the real mandate for the next U.S. President. more

Dec 16, 2016 2:01 PM Dispatches 5 Comments

Corporations are insisting that those they do business with and workers agree to handle disputes through arbitration, making some claims impossible to file and dramatically favoring companies in the others. more

Dec 7, 2016 4:27 PM Magazine 1 Comments

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David Bacon

Reforming the electoral college is key to saving the democracy. People are working on it. more

Nov 29, 2016 4:29 PM Magazine 3 Comments

Here's the Trump transition team to tell you how to "make your job great again." more

Nov 24, 2016 4:10 PM Dispatches

For the sixth time in our history, a candidate for President of the United States may have won the popular vote and lost the White House. more

Nov 9, 2016 6:11 PM Dispatches 63 Comments

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