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Sarah Jaffe and socialist leader, David Duhalde, discuss election night wins for socialist and left wing candidates, and what that means for the 2018 midterms. more

Nov 16, 2017 11:00 AM Multimedia

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From October of 1947 to roughly 1960, more than 300 artists were banned from working in the movies by HUAC unless they recanted their lefty politics. Seventy years later, this event is reenacted. more

Nov 1, 2017 12:21 PM Dispatches

New “autopsy” report urges progressive “re-boot.” more

Nov 1, 2017 6:00 AM Dispatches

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Joshua Igor

The richest nation in the world and this guy’s talking about some sort of Mad Max hellscape. more

Oct 2, 2017 3:18 PM Dispatches

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Mike Tofanelli

This summer I decided to leave my comfort zone, geographically and ideologically, and take a road trip. more

Oct 2, 2017 2:53 PM Magazine

I am off on a new adventure, having moved with my family to Oaxaca, Mexico, for the year. more

Oct 2, 2017 2:31 PM Magazine

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Deanna M. Draudt

Tarja Halonen has ideas about the political leadership needed to move beyond the nation state. more

Sep 22, 2017 12:20 PM Dispatches

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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 1 Comments

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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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