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The Wisconsin GOP power grab is part of a larger national strategy that attacks the pillars of democratic governance. Progressive editor-at-large Ruth Conniff lays it all out on ‘Democracy Now!’ more

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Norman Stockwell

Citizens jammed the halls and chanted outside locked hearing-room doors, while Republican legislators rushed through a series of bills designed to take power away from the incoming governor. more

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Zina Saunders

Republicans are using their gerrymandered control of the state to push through a slew of power-grabbing bills before the newly elected Democratic governor and attorney general can take office. more

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Fabrizio Rinaldi

Newly elected House Democrats promise to crack down on “domestic terrorism.” more

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The mayor who helped create Italy’s “hospitality town” has been arrested and banned, even as he is lauded for his efforts to welcome immigrants, reinvigorating the local culture and economy. more

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Anthony Quintano

While Donald Trump rallies the rightwing base with flagrant appeals to fear, anger, and racism, the most diverse slate of candidates in U.S. history is poised to change the direction of the nation’s politics for a long time to come. more

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A groundswell of grassroots citizens push back against the confusion and apathy that might prevent voters from heading to the polls. more

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“At a time when we’re at a low-point for our democracy, it’s the only tool for people without power to make some kind of impact,” says Susan Zeig, filmmaker. more

Public School Shakedown

Our collective amnesia about the history of the holiday is dangerous. more

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Chris Landsberger

Oklahoma teachers face the litmus test of whether to reinvigorate—or reinvent—their union. more

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A new team of billionaires, led by a prominent surgeon and storyteller, has plans for our health care system. more

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The underlying cause of the violence they are escaping is a trail of blood and culpability that can be traced right back to the United States. more

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Brian Alberth

The proper time and place to protest, they say, is always the time and place where they feel they can most easily ignore us. When we show up at their churches, homes, and country clubs, we are no longer constrained by their rigged rules. more

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Takvr

Union supporters say Janus is a big blow, but for many educators like me, it will be nothing new. The question is, what are the practical effects? more

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Michael “Little Feather” Giron is the first person to face serious prison time for his role in the struggle against the Dakota Access Pipeline. more

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Frances Madeson

Jill Bartoli of Carlisle was handcuffed and carted off through the hallways of the Pennsylvania state capitol. “I’m seventy-three years old,” she said of her arrest. “It’s time.” more

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David Helvarg

We want to shift the burden of single-use plastics from the consumer to the perpetrators of a throwaway culture. #The Ocean is Rising #And So Are We. more

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. . . a white woman stopped me and asked if I lived there. more

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Rick Christofferson

Just how far can the politics of resentment go in dismantling public education? more

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Joeff Davis

“Unfortunately, it’s not at all unexpected that police side with white supremacists.” more

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