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Why We Must Save the VA for Veterans

Fri, 2018-04-20 00:22
As a ten-year U.S. Army combat veteran, I’ve felt my share of aches and pains following my service to my country. And I know firsthand how the Veterans Administration uniquely […]

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Why Teacher Uprisings May Hit Blue States Too

Thu, 2018-04-19 00:01
Surprising results from a new survey of teachers reveal the depth of “financial strain” classroom professionals face. These include high levels of college debt, stagnation of already subpar pay, increasing […]

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We Need a Housing Revolution Now

Wed, 2018-04-18 00:55
Here’s an experiment: If you’re not downtown as you read this, go there now and find some homeless people. They probably won’t be hard to find. Now, look at their […]

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Why Should We Tax the Rich?

Tue, 2018-04-17 00:05
The orthodoxy that dominates today’s Republican Party — and the ranks of “business-friendly” Democrats — rests on a simple approach to economic policy. Let’s be nice, this orthodoxy holds, to […]

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Cynthia Nixon Could Take Down Andrew Cuomo Over Education

Tue, 2018-04-17 00:01
Should a state with extreme wealth and extreme poverty use public education to even the playing field so all children have an opportunity to improve their conditions? Many New Yorkers […]

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North Carolina’s Public Reckoning of CIA Torture

Mon, 2018-04-16 06:16
President Donald Trump’s nominee for CIA director, Gina Haspel, is reported to have overseen a U.S. site in Thailand where torture of a suspected terrorist took place. Later she allegedly helped destroy […]

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7 Questions About the Syria Airstrikes That Aren’t Being Asked

Mon, 2018-04-16 00:01
“Mission accomplished,” says the President. What, exactly, was the mission? And what exactly was accomplished? Donald Trump is being mocked for using this phrase in a tweet to praise what […]

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The Real Deal on Trump’s Trade Tantrums

Fri, 2018-04-13 00:06
“Trade wars are good, and easy to win,” tweeted Donald Trump when he threatened to slap tariffs on China and other nations he accused of “assaulting our country” last month. […]

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GOP Claims Tax Fraud Will ‘Pay for Itself’

Fri, 2018-04-13 00:02
Remember the Republicans’ claim last year that their $1.5 trillion tax scam, slashing rates for the rich and corporations would magically pay for itself? Here is how that works: a […]

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Will Trump ‘Wag The Dog’ to Gain Support?

Fri, 2018-04-13 00:01
It’s starting to look like a credible scenario that an increasingly unhinged Donald Trump might start a war, fire special counsel Mueller, and then argue, along with his Republican allies, […]

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Now Watch Republicans Blame Obama for Test Scores

Thu, 2018-04-12 00:06
Conservatives are quick to blame the nation's stagnant test scores on Obama and Common Core, but if we were to play the pin the tail on the presidential donkey, we would be looking at that guy who proceeded him – George W. Bush.

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Restoring the Promise of the Fair Housing Act

Wed, 2018-04-11 00:05
The Fair Housing Act, passed fifty years ago today, was a critical victory of the Civil Rights era and an effort to address generations of systemic racism in housing policy. […]

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What Teacher Strikes Can Teach Democrats About Education Politics

Wed, 2018-04-11 00:02
The momentum of this spring’s teacher uprising is growing, as Oklahoma teachers extend their walkout into a second week and teachers in Kentucky and Arizona are increasingly eager for some kind […]

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Equal Pay Day at Your Local Coffee Shop!

Tue, 2018-04-10 06:53
It’s Equal Pay Day, America. That’s the day when women’s wages finally catch up with what men were paid in the previous year. How much more, you ask, did men […]

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As the World Watches Syria, Don’t Forget About Yemen

Tue, 2018-04-10 00:32
In the time it takes to read these words, a child under the age of five will probably die in Yemen. And, as this is being written, the U.N. Security […]

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How Trump’s Immigration Policies Harm Children

Mon, 2018-04-09 00:02
The Trump administration has attacked immigrant communities from day one with a range of misguided proposals and executive orders that undermine civil rights and terrify families. These efforts are having […]

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Deep and Abiding Disrespect for Teachers

Mon, 2018-04-09 00:01
GOP politicians have so denigrated public school teachers that the educators in three states have engaged in wildcat strikes, mobbing their capitol buildings and demanding improved school funding for students and better pay and benefits for themselves and other workers.

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Standing Up for Rural Voters in North Carolina

Fri, 2018-04-06 08:29
Far-right radicals have made North Carolina the place to test their most extreme ideas. They redrew our voting maps, disempowered Black voters, shredded our safety net and are trying to […]

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It’s on Us to Stop the War in Yemen

Thu, 2018-04-05 06:54
We’re helping fight someone else’s war in Yemen — and the blood is on our hands. Since March 2015, the United States has supported a military coalition led by Saudi […]

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Striking Teachers Are Fighting for Communities

Thu, 2018-04-05 00:35
Teacher strikes that started in West Virginia and are now raging in Oklahoma and whipping up in Kentucky and Arizona are being called a “nationwide movement.” But a nationwide movement for […]

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