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Chris Hedges, USA 01/16/2018 0

The Visionless Society

Imagine yourself in early 2019.
John Feffer, USA 01/14/2018 0

Trump and the Neocons Are Exploiting an Iran Protest Movement They Know Nothing About

The last time Iranians went out onto the streets in large numbers, they were protesting what they thought was a stolen election.
Ciara Torres-Spelliscy, USA 01/01/2018 0

17 Things We Learned about Money in Politics in 2017

First a confession. I did not write a “16 Things We Learned about Money in Politics in 2016.” It was a strange post-election period and I just couldn’t put pen to paper.
Michael Winship, USA 01/01/2018 0

The Tax Bill Is the Grinchiest Christmas Gift Yet

At year's end, Donald Trump and Congress are putting a lump of "clean, beautiful coal" in our stockings.
Steven Rosenfeld, USA 12/13/2017 0

Progressives and Berniecrats Push Hard to End or Curtail the Superdelegate System

More than a dozen progressive groups are urging the Democratic National Committee’s post-2016 Unity Reform Commission to recommend the party end its superdelegate system, where one-sixth of those nominating the presidential candidate are chosen before primaries and caucuses.
Lisa Fuller, Sri Lanka 12/12/2017 0

The Necessity of Imagining An Unimaginable War

Top military and political experts warn that the risk of war is at an all-time high, the threat is imminent and the impact would be catastrophic.
Richard Moser, USA 12/08/2017 0

How Corporate Power Killed Democracy

Corporate Power is the Fusion of the Corporation and the State
Sam Pizzigati, USA 12/01/2017 0

How to Stop a Tax Plan Rigged for the Rich

The Earth doesn’t quite shake when lawmakers in Washington, D.C. take one of their periodic votes on tax “reform.”
Paul Buchheit, USA 11/26/2017 0

Inequality Out of Control: The Average 1% Household Made Over $2.5 Million in the Past Year

Inequality, like a malignant tumor, is growing out of control, and the only response from Congress is to make it even worse.
Whitney Webb, USA 11/25/2017 0

Sen. Menendez Mistrial Has Serious Implications for Future Corruption Cases

Legal experts and federal prosecutors warned that a win for Menendez could essentially legalize public corruption and “pay-to-play politics” at a time when American faith in the political system is at a notable low.