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Activists Call on Davos Elite to Address Inequality and Hunger

Over 150 millionaires delivered a statement to the World Economic Forum, calling on Davos attendees to take on wealth inequality.
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Reseal the Deal with Iran

A renewed JCPOA provides a way to avoid the threat of war that would arise should Iran at some point move toward nuclear capability.
Mourners hold a vigil for the slain Palestinian American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh outside the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.

Americans Must Demand a Credible Investigation Into Shireen Abu Akleh’s Killing

If our tax dollars are furnishing the weapons that kill journalists and other innocents, that’s not just an international crime — it’s against U.S. law, too.
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In Politics, Money Will Always Talk. Unless...

What lesson can we take so far from this year’s primary election results?
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An Equal Pay Victory for Our Winningest National Team

The landmark collective bargaining agreement for the United States Women’s National Team creates a blueprint for equity across global sports organizations.
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Debunking the Myth of the Fleeing Millionaire

As it turns out, high-earners won't leave if you increase their taxes.
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Russia, NATO, and the Future of Neutrality

Neither the formerly non-aligned of Europe nor the currently non-aligned of the Global South are interested in furthering Vladimir Putin’s imperial ambitions.
Members Of Congress Mark Death Of One Million Americans From COVID-19

One Million COVID-19 Deaths Is a Searing Indictment of Inequality in America

It was poverty that made the pandemic so deadly. We shouldn't compound the tragedy of 1 million COVID-19 deaths by letting it continue.

Reports and Resources

  • Building a Visionary Anti-War Movement

    May 24 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Zoom Webinar

    A panel of three esteemed organizers, scholars, and movement leaders to prepare for taking to the streets in Washington, DC with the Poor People's Campaign on June 18th.

  • The View East: Ukraine, Poland, and the Left

    June 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm at Zoom Webinar

    A discussion with political scientist Bartosz Rydlinski, teacher at Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski University in Warsaw and co-founder of the Polish social democratic think tank Ignacy Daszynski.

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