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Congressional paralysis, voter suppression, and widespread political polarization all suggest that American democracy is far from exemplary.
Better wages and health care may always face headwinds in Washington, but unions are striking to win them directly.
If economic growth ushered in this era of climate change, how can economic growth also be part of the solution?
Phyllis Bennis joins a War on Terror Film Festival panel discussion for the film, We Are Many.
Have we just about decided that the further accumulation of billionaire fortunes makes for good public policy?
A secretive World Bank tribunal lets multinational corporations sue governments over basic regulations. Mexico should lead a Latin American exodus.
Allowing oil, mining, and gas companies to continue to file expensive lawsuits over environmental regulations could undermine whatever agreements might be reached in the COP26 in Glasgow.
The compromise is an important first step towards a fair tax system and a more equitable economy.
Democrats are slashing the Build Back Better bill from $3.5 trillion to $1.75 trillion over ten years. Meanwhile, Pentagon contractors have received $3.4 trillion over the past decade.