Why should I sacrifice when bi...

Jan 3, 2019 by

Have you ever heard the credo “every day, once a day, give yourself a present?” It comes from Agent Dale Cooper in Twin Peaks, and personally, I live by it.I propose a slight modification: Every day, once a day, give your future self a present … by doing something to counteract climate change. Certainly less catchy, but a more noble motto nonetheless.

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Big Pharma, Big Oil and Big Ba...

Apr 30, 2018 by

[Translate] The terror they inflict on Americans is very real. By Paul Buchheit / AlterNet Various definitions of terrorism have been...

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The Big Banks Are Committing M...

Nov 2, 2017 by

[Translate] Environment Runaway climate change can’t be stopped without the financial industry on board. By Alison Kirsch /...

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IS AMERICA PAST THE POINT OF N...

Jul 5, 2017 by

[Translate]   News & Politics Oligarchs representing monopolistic Big Pharma, Big Banks, and Big Retail/Fast Food are...

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LAWSUIT ACCUSING 16 BIG BANKS ...

May 23, 2016 by

[Translate] Judge warns case could ‘bankrupt 16 of the world’s most important financial institutions’ including Barclays, Bank of...

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NEW RULE WOULD ALLOW PEOPLE TO...

May 9, 2016 by

[Translate] Sue your bank! Why it’s better to go to court than to arbitrate in the long run New rules aim to return a...

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Paul Krugman Is Not Making Muc...

Apr 10, 2016 by

[Translate] He needs a reality check. His screed against Sanders in the NY Times misses the boat completely. By Michael Bader, DMH /...

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SANDERS DETAILS PROCESS FOR BR...

Apr 6, 2016 by

[Translate]   By John Wagner  CAMPAIGN FOR AMERICA’S FUTURE Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders speaks with a patron...

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IT’S TIME FOR THESE TWO ...

Apr 3, 2016 by

[Translate]  Left: Rahm Emanuel (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images). Right: Debbie Wasserman Schultz (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty...

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To Beat Trump, Hillary Must Be...

Mar 10, 2016 by

[Translate] Hillary needs to up her game, especially if Trump is the GOP nominee. By Don Hazen / AlterNet Hillary Clinton, who in the...

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They Talk Tough, but Can Berni...

Feb 18, 2016 by

[Translate] An economist takes aim at both candidates’ plans. By Lynn Stuart Parramore / AlterNet Photo Credit:...

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Matt Taibbi: Hillary Clinton M...

Oct 15, 2015 by

[Translate] News & Politics It’s the bankers who are pulling the strings. By VL Baker / DailyKos VIA ALTERNET Former US...

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A NEW WAY AMERICAN CITIES CAN ...

Sep 9, 2015 by

[Translate] Arbitrary financial fees are sucking cities and states dry. But they can change the terms if they band together. By Saqib...

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THIS IS HOW WE SHOULD PUNISH B...

Jun 24, 2015 by

[Translate]   By Robert Reich  TRUTHDIG Songquan Deng / Shutterstock This post originally ran on Robert Reich’s Web page. What...

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The Most Obnoxious Things Rich...

Jun 14, 2015 by

[Translate] Millionaires and billionaires have resumed their ostentatious and tin-eared ways. By Evan McMurry / AlterNet After the...

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Robert Reich: Corporate Collus...

May 25, 2015 by

[Translate] The big banks even referred to themselves as “cartels,” but government will do nothing to stop them. By...

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The Clintons Made Wall Street ...

May 20, 2015 by

[Translate] News & Politics The Clintons’ wealth is derived from an army of corporations that benefited from the laws the...

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Elizabeth Warren’s Latest Inte...

Apr 13, 2015 by

[Translate]    TRUTHDIG Ever wonder how the U.S. government justifies making an annual $60 billion off of students? Allow Sen....

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