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A revised version of the Trans-Pacific Partnership has been signed by eleven countries. The U.S. wasn't one of them—but it could be. more

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Don’t get distracted—there’s an elephant in the room, and offshoring is its name. more

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Jeff Turner

The Great Recession may be over, but abusive mortgage servicers are still at work, and they're transforming neighborhoods into rental markets. more

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Elvis Batiz

Virginia Eubanks’ new book “Automating Inequality” looks at how automated eligibility systems “profile, police, and punish” the poor. more

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Nathan Dugan

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

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Of 21 countries ,the U.S. ranks 17th in terms of pay equity. Global organizations aim to remedy the problem; the Trump Administration is moving to make it worse. more

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Courtesy Amy Zachmeyer

Amy Zachmeyer of Houston Democratic Socialists of America on rebuilding, mutual aid, climate change and more. more

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We want to be sure that companies like JPMorgan Chase are not profiting off of the backs of immigrant families. more

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This a splashy deal, a trophy for politicians. But the actual impact is another question. This deal comes with a very high price tag. more

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Udo Keppler, 1901 Puck Magazine

Lately there have been some encouraging signals coming out of Washington that bring us confidence that this administration really will put Wall Street first. more

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Frugal

With deep cuts to vital support for low-income and working-class people, this budget lays bare the scope of Trump's destructive agenda. How should progressives respond? more

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March to Springfield

About a dozen marchers, ranging in age from twenty-three to ninety, are marching 200 miles to the state capital in the hopes of budging Illinois lawmakers out of an almost two-year-long logjam over the state budget. more

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Saqib Bhatti

Blackstone, Wells Fargo, pharma bros, hedge funds... more

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Michael Vadon

Donald Trump and Betsy Devos are enamored with school vouchers. Their commitment persists despite the idea's sordid racial history, opposition from the civil rights community, constitutional problems, and proof that vouchers don't help students. more

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

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Courtesy of Chokwe Antar Lumumba

"Jackson is not a city that has a problem producing wealth. It is a city that has a problem maintaining wealth," more

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Kali Akuno works with Cooperation Jackson in Mississippi. He is looking "way beyond" the Democratic party to create new ways of organizing and responding in the Trump era. more

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Jennifer Berkshire and Jack Schneider talk to Tressie McMillan Cottom about the rise of for-profit colleges that saddle low-income students with debt and questionable credentials. And are K-12 schools going the same way? more

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