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If you want to hide your millions from taxation, just find a willing offshore haven to make your megabucks disappear into a maze of shell corporations. It’s your money, let the little people worry about their silly public roads and icky health care! more

Nov 10, 2017 8:00 AM Multimedia

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Licensing arrangements in India have raked in at least $1.6 million for Trump’s company and perhaps as much as $11 million in royalties since 2014. more

Nov 9, 2017 2:21 PM Dispatches 2 Comments

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Gage Skidmore

Ever since first running for Texas office more than twenty years ago, Abbott has been a steady advocate for expanding access to guns. He has a 100% approval rating from the National Rifle Association, and is proud of it. more

Nov 8, 2017 5:52 AM Dispatches

Why is the oil industry spending hundreds of thousands against a tiny ecosystem hero? more

Aug 8, 2017 12:42 PM Dispatches

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The Democratic Party’s marriage with corporate interests—like any poisonous marriage—means that a bold progressive shift is not about “waking up,” but about breaking up. more

Jun 26, 2017 1:27 PM Dispatches 3 Comments

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

Amid the onslaught of new revelations, executive orders and back room deals, important stories are no doubt falling by the wayside. more

Mar 30, 2017 8:52 AM Multimedia

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Elvert Barnes

We'll likely never know, but the maximally conservative record of the Supreme Court nominee provides some answers. Journalist Jake Whitney talks with law professor Zephyr Teachout in search of clues. more

Mar 24, 2017 4:57 PM Dispatches 1 Comments

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

To understand the magnitude of Donald Trump’s distorted priorities, we compared Pentagon spending with domestic programs he wants to cut. Pentagon "waste” alone dwarfs all other agency spending. Take a look. more

Mar 17, 2017 4:32 PM Dispatches

Stephen Lerner discusses how to map power and figure out who is backing bad policies, bad politicians, and offers some ideas for how to take on the big money power. more

Mar 9, 2017 9:15 AM Multimedia

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Jeff Boyd

Activists and politicians across the country credit Garvey with showing them how to forge a new politics combining progressive idealism and a populist demand for clean elections. more

Feb 22, 2017 2:47 PM Dispatches

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Jeff Boyd

A great lawyer and longtime champion of the progressive cause. more

Feb 22, 2017 2:04 PM Dispatches 1 Comments

The Trump administration is on its way to becoming the Home Shopping Network. No conflicts of interest to see here, folks! more

Feb 16, 2017 9:03 AM Multimedia

Forget the Bill of Rights, Abbott is proposing a Bill of Sale, effectively transferring the title of our national government from The People to The Plutocrats. more

Jan 26, 2017 11:15 AM Magazine

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

Providing loans to himself is just one of RoJo's rodeos. more

Nov 4, 2016 1:54 PM Dispatches

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