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Nurses Are Leading Strike Efforts — Where Are The Physicians?

April 20, 2019           |                                       

Trump Appointed Fossil Fuel Insiders to Federal Agencies. It’s Backfiring. I’ve Seen Goldman Sachs From the Inside. We Need Public Banks. Megacorporations Want More Ocean Farms. That’s a Huge Mistake. No More Excuses. Donald Trump Must Be Impeached. Stop & Shop Strikers Are Standing Up for All Grocery Workers As We Mourn Notre Dame, Let […]

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ProPublica and Partners Win Pulitzer Prize for MS-13 Coverage

April 15, 2019           |                                       

ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Get our best stories as soon as they are published. The Pulitzer Prize Board announced Monday that three articles in ProPublica’s “Trapped in Gangland” series on MS-13 by reporter Hannah Dreier won the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for feature writing. The winning stories were jointly published […]

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Artist and sex worker Lindsay Dye on subverting sexist power dynamics, fetishism as performance art, and the origins of her “cake sitting” performances. When did you know you wanted to make art, and be a cam girl? I’ve made art since I was a child. I remember, at 10 years old, I watched the Jean-Michel […]

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A startup founded by a young and outspoken supporter of President Donald Trump is among the latest tech companies to quietly win a contract with the Pentagon as part of Project Maven, the secretive initiative to rapidly leverage artificial intelligence technology from the private sector for military purposes. Anduril Industries is the latest venture of […]

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How public companies like Nike and Apple are shifting money away from workers to the already very wealthy. If you work for any of these companies, management is choosing to pay you far less than they could. During the most recent fiscal year, the 30 companies that make up the Dow Jones Industrial Average gave $378.5 billion […]

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Millions of Americans Flood Into Mexico for Health Care Ocasio-Cortez: “Breathe Fire” in Face of Trump The MAGA Boys Are Racist Brats Animals, Workers and Consumers Suffer Under USDA Slaughter Programs It’s Time for Compassionate Release ALEC’s Union-Busting Toolkit Intended to Bankrupt Unions Not Protect Workers One of the US’s most dangerous industries is becoming […]

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A meditation on presence, intellectual hunger, and what it means to care—for yourself, for others, and for the work you do. This is a bit of a long walk. I am grateful that you’ve chosen to take it with me. I’ve always been an excitable sort. As a child of 12, I did a personality […]

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Here are seven things you won’t hear much if anything about in the reigning corporate media regarding the ongoing record-setting partial shutdown of the United States federal government: 1: The Longstanding Neoliberal War on “Big Government”: a proper understanding of the shutdown in relation to the longstanding capitalist project of what the leading corporate-neoliberal champion […]

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Why U.S. voters elected Native Americans to every level of government. We are here, we are part of the process. We’ve been an afterthought, and that’s not the case anymore. —Troy Heinert They went low—very low—and Sharice Davids went to Washington. After a congressional campaign marred by a local Republican official’s racist and mean-spirited Twitter […]

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Public Health Workers Must Join the Struggle for Immigrant Justice

January 2, 2019           |                                       

“Prison Reform” Is Not Enough. In 2019, Let’s Fight for Decarceration. Public Health Workers Must Join the Struggle for Immigrant Justice Pentagon Rings in New Year With Joke About Dropping Massive Bombs on People IRS Cuts Audits of Rich, Steps Up Audits of Poor After Budget Cuts It’s Not Too Soon to Look at the […]

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What’s It Like for an Immigrant Child to Have a Glimpse of the American Dream, Then Have It Taken Away?

December 28, 2018           |                                       

Cabrera struggled on her own to provide for the rest of the family’s children while her husband and Wilder were away. When Wilder, lying next to her in the hammock, returned, he ran into her arms and told her he missed her. (Hector Emanuel, special to ProPublica) Back with his family, Wilder didn’t want to […]

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This week: Updates on Amazon subsidized by New York and Virginia; French people act to limit corporate greed; Sears favors bosses in bankruptcy too; Pfizer ups drug prices despite Trump; California fires expose US economic divide; interview with Matthias Scheiblehner on why his Seattle construction firm Metis converted into a worker co-op The post Economic […]

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