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Everywhere the Games nest—particularly the grander and more costly Summer Games—they bring a plague of debt, displacement, and hyper-militarization. Read more

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Gage Skidmore

Sanders’s socialism is scary for a Democratic establishment that worries a lot about electability. Cue the media hit pieces. Read more

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Trump’s pick to lead the Department of the Interior has been through the revolving door between government and lobbying so much it’ll make your head spin. Read more

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California’s new superintendent of public instruction, Tony Thurmond, opposes the privatization of education. Read more

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Charlie Kaijo

Given the state's history with “school choice,” California’s new legislation comes as a surprise. And it’s met with skepticism. Read more

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The cinematic son of America’s industrial proletariat launches a blistering broadside. Read more

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Your money is clean! No reporting necessary! Read more

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Gage Skidmore

Members of the Kentucky Board of Education have allied with corporate interests to privatize education, including involvement in potential real estate deals. Read more

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Lawrence Jackson

From its beginnings, the firm used African politics as a testing ground for influencing the behavior of the voting public. Read more

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Here's your Roy Cohn, Mr. Trump. Read more

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The NRA has some unexpected openings in its corporate partnership program...and that’s a good thing! Read more

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Fabrice Florin

Young people in Florida and elsewhere—articulate and thoughtful, media savvy and politically astute—are taking action against policies that are killing them in the classroom. They have a wealth of data to back them up. Read 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! Read more

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Licensing arrangements in India have raked in at least $1.6 million for Trump’s company and perhaps as much as $11 million in royalties since 2014. Read more

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Gage Skidmore

Ever since first running for Texas office more than twenty years ago, Abbott has been a steady advocate for expanding access to guns. He has a 100% approval rating from the National Rifle Association, and is proud of it. Read more

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Why is the oil industry spending hundreds of thousands against a tiny ecosystem hero? Read more

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The Democratic Party’s marriage with corporate interests—like any poisonous marriage—means that a bold progressive shift is not about “waking up,” but about breaking up. Read more

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