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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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Kathy Kelly

Kabul, formerly one of the safest places in Afghanistan, has now become one of the most dangerous. more

Oct 31, 2017 12:10 PM Dispatches

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People say home care workers are selfless saints for doing this type of work. But home care workers are usually flat broke. They deserve a decent wage. more

Oct 19, 2017 11:20 AM Dispatches

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Courtesy Amy Zachmeyer

Amy Zachmeyer of Houston Democratic Socialists of America on rebuilding, mutual aid, climate change and more. more

Sep 15, 2017 11:02 AM Multimedia

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Lawrence Jackson

Most people in Congress aren’t really addressing poverty. They seem to be more concerned with the prospects of the middle class. more

Jul 10, 2017 11:47 AM Dispatches

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Victoria Pickering

Twenty years after "Welfare Reform," organizers are backing a bill that would undo its worst harms. more

Jun 29, 2017 11:05 AM Multimedia

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Walker image Gage Skidmore

Walker is not bent on drug testing anyone who wants to enter a library, sit on a park bench, or enroll their children in a public school. He is not planning to make wealthy people pee into a cup before they can use public courts. more

May 19, 2017 9:35 AM Dispatches

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

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

Where to look to understand upheaval in a city I love? more

Aug 17, 2016 4:38 PM Dispatches 1 Comments

Choice doesn't do a thing for the daily stresses of poverty. more

May 25, 2016 5:00 AM Public School Shakedown

“Many think Trump could not prevail in a general election. I’m not convinced.” more

Mar 18, 2016 5:56 PM Magazine 5 Comments

Legislators across the country are launching a mean-spirited campaign to block poor people from purchasing certain kinds of foods, products or services. more

May 27, 2015 5:10 PM Op-Eds 9 Comments

Don’t look now, but there’s something creepy coming toward you, and it wants to take over your public school system. more

May 27, 2015 1:02 PM Public School Shakedown 12 Comments

Charter fans brag about their successes. They tell the starfish story. They will occasionally own that their successes are, in fact, about selecting out the strivers, the winners, the students who are, in fact, their own children and allowi... more

May 19, 2015 3:29 PM Public School Shakedown 7 Comments

Marchers took to the streets in Madison today to demand racial justice after District Attorney Ismael Ozanne announced yesterday that Officer Matt Kenny would face no charges in the shooting death of Tony Robinson Jr. more

May 13, 2015 7:29 PM Dispatches

The problem for charter advocacy is that the evidence is overwhelmingly counter to nearly every claim in favor of charter schools. more

May 5, 2015 3:57 PM Public School Shakedown 1 Comments

The truth is more complicated than the facts that are supposedly exposed in a trial. more

Apr 16, 2015 5:10 PM Public School Shakedown 2 Comments

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