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Michael Sainato

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Michael Sainato is a journalist based in Gainesville, Florida. His work has appeared in the Intercept, The GuardianThe NationVice.com, and Huffington Post.

Dollar general

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“Their whole strategy is to go to a neighborhood that has a lot of poor people who don’t have access to transportation and can only walk to and from the dollar store.” Read more

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Shahid Buttar for Congress

Meet three new challengers to the entrenched old guard. Read more

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Billionaires v. Bernie

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The democratic socialist candidate is under attack from the super rich, their corporations, lobbyists, and think tanks. Some are even backing his 2020 Democratic primary rivals. Read more

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Blue Dog Democrats

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“If we embrace progressive values and the idea of diversity as our advantage, we can win through inclusion, we can form this big tent around progressive values.” Read more

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Mckayla Wilkes for Congress

Several have already emerged as buzz-worthy challengers. Read more

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Unite Here Local 1

Hotel strikes in 2018 resulted in new agreements to increase wages and pensions, but the fight continues. Read more

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“We wear the Disney uniforms and Disney name tags, and we don’t get the same pay.” Read more

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Corporate mergers around the world are on pace to break a record, with the majority of these mergers occurring in the United States. Efforts to control monopolies have received renewed attention since the 2018 midterms. Read more

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Appalachians Against Pipelines

After more than 100 days up in the air, a small group of Virginia tree sitters are all that remains between natural gas developers and the completion of a 300-mile-long pipeline. Read more

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chmeredith

“If we can progress in the belly of the beast, we can have progress anywhere.” Read more

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Geraldshields11

Rather than encouraging collective bargaining and protecting workers’ freedom of association, the new leadership is making radical changes to Board policies, paving the way for corporate interests to dismantle unions. Read more

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Matt Stoller

Americans are still grappling with losing their homes, often due to medical debt and sudden job loss. Read more

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The centrist strategy of trying to win over moderate Republicans backfired miserably for Democrats. Now progressive energy is pulling the so-called Blue Wave left. Read more

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Anthony Fine

Verizon is among the most brazenly anti-union companies in the wireless industry. Read more

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U.S. Senate Candidate Kerri Evelyn Harris may have lost, but she’s helped kickstart a movement in the state that’s upending an entrenched centrist approach. Read more

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‘They want me to do five separate jobs when I can go to another place and just do one thing for the same amount of money.’ Read 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. Read more

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Fibonacci Blue

A new wave of progressive candidates are challenging the party establishment and taking on police brutality. Read more

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DonkeyHotey

Progressive candidates launching campaigns funded by small donors are taking the biggest hits. Read more

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