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In the Midwest and across the country, the November election will test the Democrats’ messages of civility and progress against an entrenched Republican Party that has now fully embraced Donald Trump. more

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Dave Dugdale

For many Americans, prostitution has shifted from a moral issue, “sin,” to a legal one, “consent.” more

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The Philippine National Police, implicated in the suppression of labor movements and President Duterte’s war on drugs, receive a significant amount of funding through U.S. foreign military financing. more

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Compared to jail, electronic monitoring with ankle bracelets is said to be a more humane and effective approach—but it’s not so simple. more

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Debra Sweet

Should psychologists be allowed to counsel detainees at Guantanamo and other sites where torture has taken place? more

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Might a “consensus of pain” unite resistance to Governor Scott Walker’s politics of divide-and-conquer? more

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Noah Flora

This morning, while checking my beef cows for heat, I thought about “cow tipping”— a myth as prevalent as the Iowa Farmer Trump supporter. more

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Noah Flora

Marijuana legalization is happening across the country, and New York and New Jersey could be a tipping point, but voters need to step up. more

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Andre White

When Dellums talked about peace, he meant peace—withdrawal from the mentality that relies on death and the threat of death as a national way of life. more

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Kenneth Lu

The Americans with Disabilities Act was signed into law July 26, 1990. Today, some outfits still act like it doesn’t apply to them. more

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The Democratic Senate Leader has been hearing from his constituents a lot lately, demanding he stand up and fight. That’s the message brought by Indivisible Nation BK. more

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Being a whistleblower is often not appreciated at the time the whistle is blown. more

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Mutante

As the midterm elections approach, we’d better prepare for another misinformation onslaught from Russia, without love. Here’s how. more

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Ah yes, heading back to the good ol’ days when the Bill of Rights somehow co-existed with Jim Crow and women not being able to vote or hold office. more

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An Interview with Seymour Hersh more

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In the wake of Alexandria Ocasio Cortez’s historic victory, the stage may be set for even more stunning upsets of incumbent Democrats across the country. more

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The Operation: Shake the Ground! protest opposing a new Foxconn factory in Wisconsin was a spectacle of resistance and solidarity against corporate invasion. more

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The Capital Gazette attack makes our country the third most dangerous nation for journalists in 2018. more

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