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So far, all I see is a gaggle of ambitious career politicians who voice their “support” of public education, but generally have voted to undermine our state’s public school system. more

Aug 22, 2017 5:15 PM , Public School Shakedown

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Former Ohio state senator Nina Turner hopes a "people's platform" will help shift the direction of the Democratic Party. more

Aug 22, 2017 11:50 AM Multimedia

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In the wake of the white supremacist attacks on Charlottesville, Virginia, in North Carolina, a place laden with a history of racial violence, protesters pulled down a statue of a Confederate soldier outside of the Durham County Courthouse. more

Aug 17, 2017 9:45 AM Multimedia

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Renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement has begun, but despite promises for improvement progressive change is not likely despite there being new models for trade and dispute resolution. more

Aug 16, 2017 11:52 AM Dispatches

Priebus is out, as is any semblance of order and knowledge of governing. more

Aug 3, 2017 9:17 AM Multimedia

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Alex Hanson

A 2008 bill requires that the position be filled “from among distinguished scientists with specialized training or significant experience in agricultural research, education, and economics.” more

Aug 2, 2017 2:16 PM Dispatches

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Takver

If passed, the legislation would make it a crime to support or even furnish information about a boycott directed at Israel or the Israeli occupation supported by any entity of the UN, the EU, or other “international governmental organization." more

Aug 1, 2017 3:40 PM Dispatches 1 Comments

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Jennifer Flynn Walker

With Trumpcare now also on the shelf, Cordes is running for office and working on the ground to continue to make universal healthcare a reality. more

Aug 1, 2017 11:03 AM Multimedia

I have been going to ALEC conferences for years—to see for myself how this rightwing group crafts model legislation to advance the interests of its corporate and ideological funders. more

Aug 1, 2017 9:50 AM Dispatches 1 Comments

It’s the deliberate destruction of civility and civil society by Republicans—not only by colorful characters Trump and the Mooch, but also by low-key money man Reince Priebus. more

Jul 31, 2017 11:27 PM Dispatches

Who would think that we’d see a president riffing in front of 40,000 Boy Scouts about sex and politics? more

Jul 27, 2017 11:31 AM Multimedia

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Gage Skidmore

But let's be clear: at the root of DeVos’s approach is the devaluation and eventual abolition of the public sphere, which often goes together with tax cuts for the wealthy. more

Jul 24, 2017 5:00 PM Public School Shakedown

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The White House

A big difference from the current law is that this bill would make it much easier for insurers to discriminate against older, sicker Americans. more

Jul 24, 2017 9:25 AM Dispatches

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Matt Kresling

This is my statement to the court. more

Jul 24, 2017 9:00 AM Dispatches

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Misako Chida

Yemen, Southern Sudan, Nigeria, and Somalia, are set to collectively lose 20 million people this year from conflict-driven famine. The U.S. House of Representatives just took a step toward ending the conflict. We need to pressure them to do more. more

Jul 21, 2017 2:40 PM Dispatches

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Wikipedia

William Jennings Bryan understood the common man as well as Bob La Follette, and far better than Roosevelt or Wilson. It’s time for a more adequate portrait of a man whose belief in democracy had inspired him in many battles. more

Jul 21, 2017 10:03 AM Dispatches

Impeachment is an essential instrument of democracy, designed by the founders as an important check on executive power. And the time to use it is now. more

Jul 21, 2017 12:00 AM Magazine 3 Comments

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