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People say home care workers are selfless saints for doing this type of work. But home care workers are usually flat broke. They deserve a decent wage. more

Oct 19, 2017 11:20 AM Dispatches

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U.S. Department of Defense/Department of Energy

One example: U.S. ally Israel, which possesses an estimated 80 nuclear warheads, with material for up to 200, poses the real nuclear threat in the region. more

Oct 18, 2017 11:10 AM Dispatches 1 Comments

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Fibonacci Blue

The abuse of power in these situations goes beyond the legal realm. We need the courage to stop being silent witnesses to abuse. more

Oct 17, 2017 2:58 PM Dispatches

Guns, guns, guns.

Pål Joakim Pollen

Once we acknowledge gun ownership is both a right and a public health menace, we might be able to begin a discussion. more

Oct 16, 2017 3:09 PM Dispatches

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Mike Morbeck

Aaron Rodgers is most likely out for the season. The Packers must do what is right for the franchise and the nation. more

Oct 16, 2017 1:47 PM Dispatches 3 Comments

Union pins might be tiny, but they could be part of a larger effort to reinvigorate unions and push back against right-wing efforts to gut them. more

Oct 13, 2017 2:44 PM Dispatches 1 Comments

Liberty Landfill

Mark Heard

For McCoy, the Trump presidency is a clear indicator of the fall of the U.S. from global dominance, but the causes lie deeper. more

Oct 13, 2017 2:29 PM Dispatches

Global Climate Change

Victor Korniyenko

If there’s any silver lining in the dust clouds following this wrecking ball, it’s that there’s still people in government determined to defend climate change research. more

Oct 12, 2017 4:17 PM Dispatches 1 Comments

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Alexandra Tempus

On the ground with student protesters at the University of Wisconsin after Regents pass policy to punish those who “disrupt” speech. more

Oct 12, 2017 1:57 PM , Dispatches

Watching the erosion of a rich heritage of bipartisan stewardship in the name of eliminating obstacles for business. A state senator describes the attack on clean water, mining standards, and wetlands protection. more

Oct 11, 2017 10:36 AM Dispatches

Not even Spotify can scrub the influence white-power hate groups have on music. more

Oct 10, 2017 9:38 AM Dispatches

From proud displays of Indians as savage sports mascots, to exploiting Indian land for oil and other natural resources, you cannot convince me that the spirit of Christopher Columbus is no longer with us. more

Oct 9, 2017 8:00 AM Dispatches 6 Comments

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Xavier Vilà

Catalans feel they have played by the Spanish rules only to be fooled. Every Catalan National Day millions of people have demonstrated in the streets, asking for a political conversation that the Spanish government refuses to have. more

Oct 7, 2017 7:02 PM Dispatches

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USAF

Gun rights advocates have several key scenarios in mind when they claim the right to stockpile weapons of mass killing. more

Oct 6, 2017 3:15 PM Dispatches

Seeking perspective on the current chaotic state of U.S. politics, I reread a powerful speech delivered fifty years ago by the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. more

Oct 6, 2017 2:29 PM Dispatches

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Nathan Dugan

In January, drowning in student debt, I moved out of my apartment and into a cargo van. more

Oct 6, 2017 11:43 AM Dispatches

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Mary Anne Fackelman

"What the government fears...is that we have the power. We don’t need the government to tell us what to do. We can organize ourselves.” more

Oct 5, 2017 8:14 AM Dispatches

The Progressive talks with Bill Whitford of Gill v. Whitford, the landmark redistricting case heard by the Supreme Court today. more

Oct 4, 2017 1:23 PM Dispatches

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U.S. Air Force/Zachary Wolf

As Hurricanes Maria, Irma and Harvey demonstrate, climate change makes questions of citizenship and belonging even more urgent. more

Oct 4, 2017 12:46 PM Dispatches

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Joshua Igor

The richest nation in the world and this guy’s talking about some sort of Mad Max hellscape. more

Oct 2, 2017 3:18 PM Dispatches

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