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Weld Says He Is Seeking GOP Nomination for President in 2020

April 15, 2019           |                                       

BOSTON—Former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld says he is seeking the Republican nomination against President Donald Trump in 2020. Weld said Monday in announcing his candidacy that “it is time to return to the principles of Lincoln — equality, dignity and opportunity for all.” He said, in his words, “There is no greater cause on earth […]

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Don’t Raid Military Funds for a Wall. Raid Them for Health Care.

February 22, 2019           |                                       

Oakland Teachers Strike, Joining #RedforEd Movement on Picket Lines It’s Hard to Sue a President. Can Trump Be Defeated in Court? What Happened to the Struggle for Socialism in Latin America? Is Drilling and Fracking Waste on Your Sidewalk or in Your Pool? Pennsylvania Prison Lockdown: Public Health Crisis or Powerplay? As Racist Attacks Soar […]

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Democrat Elizabeth Warren enters US presidential race By Patrick Martin 4 January 2019 On New Year’s Eve, Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts announced the formation of an exploratory committee to prepare a campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020. The formation of the committee is the main preliminary to launching a campaign, allowing Warren […]

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Rising homelessness: The reality of life for workers in a “booming” US economy By Genevieve Leigh 19 December 2018 On any given night in the United States 553,000 people experience homelessness, according to the 2018 Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR) published by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and sent to Congress on […]

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Under Trump, More People Live Without Health Coverage US and Israeli Police Are Sharing Violent and Repressive Tactics The ADA Is Not Bush Sr.’s Legacy. It Belongs to Disability Activists. Over 140 Arrested as Youth-Led Demonstrators Demand Green New Deal World’s Biggest Emitters Must Act Now to Stop Devastating Climate Change #MeToo Is Slowly Disrupting […]

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Malala Honored By Harvard University For Efforts To Aid Girls' Education

December 7, 2018           |                                       

Pakistani Nobel Peace Prize-winner Malala Yousafzai has been honored by Harvard University in the United States for her work promoting girls’ education. The 21-year-old Malala, who as a teen in her home country survived an assassination attempt by the Taliban, received the 2018 Gleitsman Award from Harvard’s Kennedy School in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on December 6. […]

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This story was co-published with Frontline PBS. It was a grisly scene inside Apartment 3722 at the Hamptons, a gated community in Tampa, Florida. One body lay face up on the floor, wedged between a wall and an air mattress. A handgun was stuffed in a holster on the dead man’s waist. The other body, […]

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I thought a lot about two things over the weekend. I thought about the line that disqualifies an otherwise excellent book on left wing terrorism in the 1970s, Days of Rage: “With the possible exception of the Ku Klux Klan,” author Bryan Burrough claimed close to the beginning of the book, “the United States until […]

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Unions Can Protect Workers From Deportation

October 21, 2018           |                                       

The Longest Goodbye: Why the Clintons Need to Leave the Stage “Feminist Freedom Warriors” Project Seeks to Build Global Solidarity How Banks Slid Into the Payday Lending Business Supreme Court Halts Youth Climate Case After Trump Effort to Kill Suit The Struggle Over Communications Infrastructure in Puerto Rico State Supreme Courts Thwart GOP Politicians’ Court-Packing […]

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Will Trump’s Policies Wreak Havoc on the US and Global Economies?

October 16, 2018           |                                       

San Francisco’s Earthquake-Unsafe Jail Leaves Prisoners in Peril We Stopped ICE From Getting an Extra Billion; Now Let’s Defund It Totally Catastrophic Hurricanes Should Force US to Reassess Climate Policy Trump Administration Hints It May Resume Family Separation at Border Anger at Trump Inaction as Hurricane Michael Leaves Millions Without Basic Needs In the Age […]

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Unaffordable Higher Education Leads to Low Graduation Rates

October 14, 2018           |                                       

Anti-Terrorism Laws Increasingly Used to Target Indigenous Activists Women of Color Are Running for Office in Record Numbers Why We Should Strike Against Rape Culture Schumer Rubber Stamps 15 More Right-Wing Judges for Trump Trump Rejects Calls to Stop Saudi Arms Sales After Journalist’s Disappearance Youth Living in Settlements at US Border Suffer Poverty and […]

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Why the FBI Used Its Kid Gloves on Brett Kavanaugh

October 13, 2018           |                                       

Anti-Terrorism Laws Increasingly Used to Target Indigenous Activists Women of Color Are Running for Office in Record Numbers Why We Should Strike Against Rape Culture Schumer Rubber Stamps 15 More Right-Wing Judges for Trump Trump Rejects Calls to Stop Saudi Arms Sales After Journalist’s Disappearance Youth Living in Settlements at US Border Suffer Poverty and […]

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House destroyed in airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition in Sanaa, Yemen, on Dec. 29, 2017. Mohammed Mohammed/ Press Association. All rights reserved. In September 2017, London hosted the Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) arms fair, the biggest in the world. Delegations of military officials and politicians from across the globe descended on the ExCel […]

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