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The richest among us are preaching the ‘opportunity’ gospel. Don’t fall for it.
Truly effective climate policy will require ‘a cultural shift that is bigger than legislation.’
The United States is spending $750 billion on its war machine. That money should be going to food, education, health care, and shelter for working people.
Bolton’s ire for Nicaragua, Cuba, and Venezuela is real. But they’re just a precursor to who he really perceives as the “troika of tyranny,” Russia, China, and North Korea.
Inequality in the U.S. can be reversed, in part, through intentional social programs and tax reform.
Deep pockets have displaced modest-income people from plenty of prime urban terra firma. Could our offshore be next?
Striking workers won backing from every corner of their community, from local rabbis preparing for Passover to placard-carrying toddlers.
To reduce emissions abroad, the U.S. must renegotiate its trade agreements.
The divide is much bigger than most people suppose. It’s also fixable.
Leading Democrats treated Russia as Trump’s worst crime, even sprinkling in some neo-Cold War rhetoric, while dismissing movements doing the real work of resistance.