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As Trump Hits a New Low, Here’s How We Go High

Thu, 2017-08-17 15:15
Donald Trump has unapologetically poured fuel on the fires of racial hate. What this moment calls for is a resistance that is as morally principled and politically strategic as it is fierce.

Busting Myths About the Confederacy

Thu, 2017-08-17 06:13
As white supremacists and neo-Nazis try to infest our communities with hate, it is important to contest their revisionist history. We should take down their symbols, but also examine the untruths taught in our schools about the Civil War.

No More Trickle-Down Trade Deals

Wed, 2017-08-16 15:57
A renegotiated NAFTA that subordinates the needs of workers will meet the fate of the now-dead Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade deal. The humans in the United States, Canada and Mexico won’t be tricked or trickled down on again.

Movements Are Driving Democratic Party Debate

Wed, 2017-08-16 07:37
Movements, not politicians, are driving debate within the Democratic Party. The outcome is far from clear, but bemoaning this battle is like decrying the rising of the sun. People are engaged, and the demand for change is real.

What You Can Do Now to Help Dismantle Racism

Tue, 2017-08-15 15:17
Supremacists came to Charlottesville because they’re afraid of change - so afraid, they’re willing to terrorize the rest of us to prevent it. Here's what we can do now to help dismantle racism in Virginia and beyond.

Charlottesville Is An Urgent Call for Voting Rights

Tue, 2017-08-15 07:40
People’s organizations, armed with the peaceful power of the vote, can take back statehouses in Virginia and all across the country, reversing the agenda of helmeted cowards and their allies. Wouldn’t that be the sweetest revenge?

Trump Won’t Say It, But We Will: White Terror in Charlottesville

Sun, 2017-08-13 23:16
There are only two sides here: Right and wrong. Murderer and victim. Hatred and love. When it really matters, the president of the United States refuses to call terror by its name, or pick a side. But we can.

Betsy DeVos’s ‘School Choice’ Is Really Crony Capitalism

Fri, 2017-08-11 00:07
Betsy DeVos says she supports "great public schools," but her actions show her hypocrisy. She undermines public options, yet favors schools owned by her friends. What she really wants is to tilt the playing field toward private ownership.

On the Road From Protest to Power: A Rising Tide

Thu, 2017-08-10 08:14
Is the anti-Trump resistance evolving into a movement that produces leaders with a mandate to govern with a progressive, grassroots-based agenda? We are seeing evidence that the answer will be a resounding "yes."

Protesting Trump in Brentwood and Beyond

Wed, 2017-08-09 08:45
It was a big day on Long Island. President Donald Trump was jetting in for a victory lap on health care and some “tough talk” about immigration. Easy, right? Sorry, Donald. Things didn’t work out quite the way you expected!

Democrats Need to Find Their Voice on Tax Reform

Tue, 2017-08-08 01:22
Democrats, their spines stiffened by massive popular mobilizations, displayed remarkable unity and grit in opposing the Republican push to repeal and replace Obamacare. But how will Democrats respond to the GOP's bid for deep tax cuts?

Is Back-to-School More Expensive This Year? Yes, and Here’s Why

Sat, 2017-08-05 22:11
Parents getting their children ready to go back to school may be dismayed at the long and pricey school supply lists they're getting from their local schools. There's a reason for that.

Workers Need Better Trade Deals, Not More Talk

Fri, 2017-08-04 14:32
Talk is cheap. Jobs are not. The factory anchoring a community’s tax base is not. America’s industrial strength in times of uncertainty is not. All the current talk on trade enforcement is useless unless workers get some action.

Uber Democrats: Workers Should Cooperate, Not ‘Compete’

Thu, 2017-08-03 21:10
If a picture’s worth a thousand words, what's the value of a single word? If you’re a Democratic Party leader and the word is “compete,” the answer may be: more than you can afford.

Kris Kobach: Trump’s Darth Vader of Voter Suppression

Thu, 2017-08-03 21:09
Voter suppression is a major threat to American democracy. Even if progressives massively organize for 2018 and 2020, Republicans can still win if they succeed in suppressing the votes of minorities and young people nationwide.

Neil deGrasse Tyson Is Wrong: Schools Don’t Cause Science Ignorance

Thu, 2017-08-03 14:15
Neil deGrasse Tyson recently blamed public schools for “the rise of flat-Earthers." Anti-science views may indeed be in resurgence. But what’s the evidence that public schools are the main cause of this?

Trump’s Bid to Pit Black and Brown Workers Against Each Other

Thu, 2017-08-03 09:41
President Trump is resurrecting an old lie about immigration to feign concern about black unemployment, even as his administration actively assaults the very dignity of African American people.

Land Taken From Freed Slave’s Descendants for Amazon Data Center?

Wed, 2017-08-02 07:18
Land passed down from a freed slave should not be seized to enrich a giant corporation. That's what's happening in Haymarket, Virginia, where descendants of Livinia Johnson are being forced to do so for a new Amazon data center.

Kochs and Trump Team Up to Cut Billionaires’ Taxes

Mon, 2017-07-31 18:48
What do you get when you combine the Koch brothers' money and influence with Trump’s executive power and support from the Republican base? A unified Republican Party marching in lockstep toward a destructive goal.

Don’t Dawdle on Economic and National Security

Mon, 2017-07-31 11:19
Trump pledged to support manufacturing workers and launched investigations into the effects of steel and aluminum imports on national security. But now companies, communities and workers are being told to wait. What for?

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