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Mark Fiore

It's like Blue Apron for lies! more

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Elvis Batiz

Virginia Eubanks’ new book “Automating Inequality” looks at how automated eligibility systems “profile, police, and punish” the poor. more

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George Hodan

In stories and statistics, Alston’s report presents a shocking portrait of mass unemployment, child poverty and homelessness in America—at this time when Republicans are determined to cut social services for those who need them most. more

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Carolyn Coe

“Education is the path, especially in Afghanistan, toward a green, equal, and nonviolent world.” more

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There was a lot to fight against in 2017, and it was sometimes hard to think about building for the future. But a new campaign aims to change that in 2018. more

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Walker, whose approval rating has been well below 50 percent the last couple of years and who is facing a tough re-election in 2018, has taken the Willie Horton ad model to new depths. more

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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

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Kathy Kelly

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

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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

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

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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

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Victoria Pickering

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

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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

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Alice Lee

Temporary housing or a homeless shelter can be a traumatic experience for children, particularly if it uproots them from their current schools, but it's a reality for many families in New York City. more

Magazine

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

Public School Shakedown

White poverty is not an accident, but an integral part of the structure of American society. more

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

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

Public School Shakedown

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

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