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“This Land is Our Land! This Land is Our Land! It is not your land, because it’s our land! Because we bought it. That’s why it’s our land! This land belongs to him and me! ” more

Apr 25, 2017 10:24 PM Dispatches

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Flachovatereza

Warning signs for abusive relationships can be hard to spot—they start off small, happen in private, and troubling behavior is often dismissed. And that's why leadership like this is so important. more

Apr 25, 2017 9:35 PM Dispatches

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D. Myles Cullen

It has been drilled into our heads that North Korea poses a clear and chronic danger. Meanwhile, instability in Korea lines the pockets of those who profit from the business of war, and our media fails to report on North Korea’s overtures to the U.S. more

Apr 25, 2017 2:26 PM Dispatches

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Dawn Starin

Over 380 years after Galileo was convicted for heresy and 92 years after the Scopes Trial, there's a massive, world-wide protest to defend the legitimacy of evidence-based science. And with a sense of humor too. more

Apr 24, 2017 12:00 AM Resist!

This is what April 22 is all about. Treasures from our archives including Denis Hayes, Barry Commoner, Ralph Nader, and Gaylord Nelson. more

Apr 21, 2017 1:52 PM Dispatches

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ourjourneytosmile.com

We cannot continue to look the other way as military and economic warfare destroys lives. We must not lose ourselves in trivia and fantasy while the foundation of our real existence is the inescapable misery and suffering of others. more

Apr 20, 2017 2:09 PM Dispatches

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Erdoğan image by Democracy Chronicles

Erdogan’s plebiscite may grant him many years of authoritarian rule even in a society increasingly demanding democracy and justice. The question is what role the United States is going to play. more

Apr 20, 2017 12:56 PM Dispatches

Here's who benefits and who loses under Trump's tax cuts—in terms we can all understand. more

Apr 20, 2017 12:44 PM Dispatches

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Courtesy of Shane Claiborne

A native of Tennessee, Claiborne calls on Christians, especially Evangelicals, to turn toward a practice of nonviolence, social justice, and solidarity with the poor. Alabama, pay attention. more

Apr 19, 2017 3:22 PM Dispatches

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Chris Emms

What better way to respond to businesses not in compliance for three decades than to give them a wee bit more time? more

Apr 19, 2017 1:09 PM Dispatches

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mathiaswasik

Conservative youth organizations have access to almost three times more money than liberal ones. In addition to giving more money, right-wing funders are offering support with fewer strings attached. more

Apr 11, 2017 9:55 PM , Dispatches

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Chip Thomas

For thirty years, Chip Thomas has worked as a doctor in the Painted Desert region. He's also an artist, committed to sharing the stories and concerns of the Navajo people he works with. Take a look. more

Apr 11, 2017 2:48 PM Dispatches

He was raised a Baptist and became born again as a teenager. Now he works providing abortions in the Deep South because, as he puts it, "is it right for me, as a Christian, to refuse to do them?" more

Apr 11, 2017 12:59 PM Dispatches

Thursday’s U.S. missile strike on Syria came without Congressional approval, and hearkens back to the U.S. entry into WWI one hundred years ago. more

Apr 7, 2017 12:55 PM Dispatches 3 Comments

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Paul Keller

With no direct threat to the national security of the United States and with no Congressional authorization, such use of force was illegal. more

Apr 7, 2017 12:05 PM Dispatches

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Syrian Civil Defense

For the first time since the beginning of the war, the regime has suffered consequences for its crimes. Survivors of Tuesday’s massacre and residents of Khan Sheikhoun welcomed the strikes. more

Apr 7, 2017 10:35 AM Dispatches

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There’s been a crackdown. From now on, it seems, only the state legislature can grant potty waivers. more

Apr 6, 2017 12:42 PM Dispatches

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Freedom House

Once again, the dictator of Syria, Assad, has committed a crime against humanity. And once again, the U.S. government is playing the role of apologist. more

Apr 5, 2017 8:05 PM Dispatches

Just about every state harbors an active and organized grassroots campaign for universal health care, and state campaigns have already achieved significant success. more

Apr 3, 2017 5:23 PM Dispatches

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Pervasive problems, both for those with private insurance and the twenty-eight million Americans still lacking coverage even with the ACA’s help, explain the hunger for reform. more

Apr 3, 2017 4:39 PM Dispatches

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