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As the Amazon burns, the terrifying parallels between the U.S. and Brazilian governments highlight the damage authoritarian leaders are doing. Read more

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“Elitist numbers. Fake news. Upside-down arrows. Don‘t believe the signs of weakness!” Read more

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Isabel Marshall

How a Facebook post can land you in prison. Read more

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In a case perhaps more relevant now than ever, the trial of the two immigrants became a rallying point for 1920s progressives, labor activists, and human rights advocates around the globe. Read more

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Thankfully, this Iowan Congressman isn’t into creative anachronism. Read more

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Criminalizing undocumented workers will not stop people from hiring them. It only makes them more exploitable. Read more

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Fox News

As a “super far left” member of the press, I found common ground defending free speech. But accuracy? Not so much. Read more

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James Willamor

If anyone is surprised by the xenophobia on display in North Carolina, they shouldn’t be. But there’s plenty of resistance, too. Read more

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Participant Media

A Chinese billionaire reopens a shuttered Ohio GM plant, hiring some 2,000 Americans to work side-by-side with imported Chinese workers. Culture clash or cultural revolution? Read more

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“Give me your huddled masses...yearning to be kidnapped and caged!” Read more

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Youth Against Settlements شباب ضد الاستيطان

With thousands of newly approved settlement units on the way, the only organized grassroots group of its kind in Palestine finds creative ways to resist. Read more

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Working people at all levels are beginning to understand how their interests are not that different, whether they pack chickens in Mississippi, sell Walmart products in California, or program for IBM in Atlanta. Read more

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Joeff Davis

Twenty-one candidates came through the Iowa State Fair for a weekend of “straw” polls, soapbox speeches, and a turkey leg or two. Read more

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Jeff Abbott

With a newly elected leader, hundreds of Mayan Mam families still await restitution—or face migrating north. Read more

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Plaintiffs are litigating voting rights cases in Alabama, Georgia, Texas, North Carolina, and several other states. Some will succeed, some will fail, but all will be more uncertain and expensive thanks to the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. Read more

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As fossil-fuel workers lose their jobs today, the urgency of what climate activists call the “just transition” becomes all the more apparent. Read more

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The Case Against Free Speech by P.E. Moskowitz

PublicAffairs

A new book dismisses a right we should fight for and cherish, as ‘totally meaningless.’ Read more

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Michael Vadon

When the next shooting happens, people with mental illness diagnoses will probably feel like hiding, but for the wrong reasons. Read more

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For years, Facebook engaged in a pattern of deceptive conduct that misled users about how their data was being handled. Now, despite a $5 billion fine imposed by the U.S. government, it promises to do little to guarantee a change in behavior. Read more

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For nearly three-quarters of a century, “The Progressive” has been a consistent voice against nuclear madness. Read more

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