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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

Jun 2, 2017 3:12 PM Dispatches

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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

May 26, 2017 11:19 AM Dispatches

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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

May 22, 2017 10:50 PM Public School Shakedown

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Saqib Bhatti

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

May 4, 2017 11:15 AM Multimedia

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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

Apr 25, 2017 10:59 PM Public School Shakedown

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 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

Apr 19, 2017 11:29 AM Multimedia

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

Mar 25, 2017 3:45 PM Magazine

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

Mar 22, 2017 1:11 PM Public School Shakedown

Ryan’s American Health Care Act is a grotesque, stitched-together, rightwing monster, offering staggering tax breaks for America’s very richest citizens while stripping health-care coverage for tens of millions of Americans in desperate need. more

Mar 20, 2017 3:04 PM Dispatches

It will be like he was never here. more

Jan 5, 2017 3:10 PM Multimedia 2 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

If the Dems can garner any of our country's anger about our criminally flawed financial system, here are some much needed reforms they should work on. more

Dec 5, 2016 4:55 PM Magazine

Lawmakers might use "fast-track" to deny that they have a choice on the trade deal—but don't believe it. more

Oct 28, 2016 1:19 PM Dispatches

White poverty is not an accident, but an integral part of the structure of American society. more

Oct 13, 2016 2:12 PM Magazine 1 Comments

Mainstream media and President Obama may be in for an unwelcome surprise. more

Sep 28, 2016 2:34 PM Dispatches

..."the inherent right of people to security to life, liberty, and the enjoyment by the people of the gains of their own industry." more

Sep 4, 2016 5:02 PM Dispatches

Labor leader, civil rights activist, feminist, and living legend. more

Aug 20, 2016 3:45 PM Magazine

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