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Here’s a list of downsides for the major contenders for the Democratic nomination. Read more

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An excerpt from Thom Hartmann’s just-published book. Read more

Dispatches

Buttigieg and Klobuchar come out ahead in Friday night yellfest. Read more

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Romney said he found it impossible to “ignore the evidence” and “disregard” his oath to defend the Constitution “for the sake of a partisan end.” Read more

Op-Eds

We’ve debated the costs and benefits of spending on health, the environment, education, and other investments that would improve the lives of millions. Now let’s do the same for the wars and weapons that have taken the lives of millions. Read more

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Joeff Davis

The caucuses are a carnival of disenfranchisement, especially this year. Read more

Dispatches

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Gage Skidmore

As Michael Bloomberg becomes the sole torch-bearer for charter schools among Democratic candidates, the problem of racism in education gets lost. Read more

Public School Shakedown

The moderators did all they could to start a fight, but Sanders and Warren refused to bite. Read more

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Blodeuwedd

California’s homelessness crisis has reached a fever pitch—and it’s not alone. Read more

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Thin-lipped, consultant-speak mewling is not going to stop a war with Iran. Read more

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Gage Skidmore

Yang made sense, Biden welcomed the hatred of billionaires, and Klobuchar made mincemeat of Buttigieg. Read more

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Jennifer D. Cogswell

At a Pittsburgh education forum, seven candidates were forced to take a stand on charter schools. Read more

Public School Shakedown

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Churl

Efforts to force the issue caused some incredibly stupid comments to issue from the New York City Billionaire. Read more

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US Department of Education

Are minority parents seeking better schools for their kids supporters of charter schools, or leading figures in the resistance to a choice-based education reform movement? Read more

Public School Shakedown

We’re in the business of creating the perfect Democratic nominee. Read more

Dispatches

To insist that not coming on too strong is what’s needed in 2020 is to miss the whole lesson of the rightwing populist rise of Trump. Read more

Magazine

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Melissa Gorman

He brands himself a fixer of problems, a doer, a change agent. No, not even close. Read more

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Pipeline

Arthur T. LaBar

Peaceful protestors can now be charged with a felony if they trespass on property owned, leased, or operated by companies engaged in the distribution of oil or petroleum. Read more

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Senator Sanders

The barrage of false narratives being fired from influential Democrats, including Barack Obama, is obscuring Medicare for All’s unique programmatic strength and broad political support in rhetorical smoke. Read more

Dispatches

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    Joeff Davis

    Aaron Lynch, the Sanders precinct captain at the crowded Ames City Hall, helped coordinate voters to be counted. Photo by Joeff Davis

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    Joeff Davis

    Aaron Lynch, the Sanders precinct captain at the crowded Ames City Hall, helped coordinate voters to be counted.