California is gaining allies i...

Aug 19, 2019 by

A national divide is growing.

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Top CDC Health and Climate Sci...

Aug 16, 2019 by

He’s one of several federal scientists working on climate change who say they have been silenced, sidelined or demoted under the Trump administration.

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Newark hands out bottled water...

Aug 14, 2019 by

Water issues are becoming more prevalent around the country even as the EPA says it is prioritizing the issue.

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Newark hands out bottled water...

Aug 12, 2019 by

Water issues are becoming more prevalent around the country even as the EPA says it is prioritizing the issue.

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Just Hours Before Trump Unleas...

Jul 20, 2019 by

Just hours before President Donald Trump took to the stage in Greenville, North Carolina and unleashed more racist vitriol against Rep. Ilhan Omar and other progressive members of Congress, 137 House Democrats joined a united Republican caucus on Wednesday to kill articles of impeachment that sought to hold the president accountable for sparking “fear and hatred of new Americans and people of color.”

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Trump the Environmentalist?

Jul 15, 2019 by

With swing states worried about climate change and toxic algae, the White House is talking green—while still working to strip away environmental protections.

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Reparations Are Not Just About...

Jun 20, 2019 by

On the heels of Wednesday’s historic hearing on reparations, we speak with renowned writer Ta-Nehisi Coates on the lasting legacy of American slavery, how the national dialogue about reparations has progressed in the past five years…

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Road to 2020: The roots of Ber...

Jun 3, 2019 by

It was a quixotic bid from the start. Bernie Sanders was what Vermonters derisively call a “flatlander” – someone who moved to the state after growing up elsewhere, in this case New York City.

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Austin is proving that cities ...

May 29, 2019 by

This month, the capital of Texas voted to support the Green New Deal.

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The New “Infrastructure ...

May 2, 2019 by

Why legislative tacticians make bad political leaders

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Polybius on writing history

May 1, 2019 by

The people who created the present American system of self-government were all knowledgeable of Roman history, using many of its lessons in structuring the modern republic. Today as history repeats itself, we are left without the wisdom of those whose system we continue to pantomime.

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The Mueller Report: An Indictm...

Apr 24, 2019 by

One would think that any American president, regardless of ideology, would support a full-scale investigation to understand the extent of such interference and to help ward off future threats to our national sovereignty and security.

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‘Unprecedented’: U...

Apr 24, 2019 by

[Translate] Published on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 by Common Dreams “A shocking number of civilians continue to be killed and...

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The People are revolting! (in ...

Apr 24, 2019 by

America’s corporate elites had been covertly preparing for this plutocratic move since the early ’70s, gradually monkeywrenching economic rules and surreptitiously rigging political systems to steadily expand their power.

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You elected them to write new ...

Apr 9, 2019 by

Disguised as the work of lawmakers, these so-called “model” bills get copied in one state Capitol after another, quietly advancing the agenda of the people who write them.

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Mueller report stokes politica...

Mar 28, 2019 by

In the wake of the Mueller report, it’s useful to remember that at the core of the investigation is a value – the goal of untainted elections – that Americans of both parties should care about.

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Democracy in America by Joe Co...

Mar 23, 2019 by

In the last five hundred years there have been three insights gained by humanity which should have been, but weren’t, humbling factors in the conception of our individual and collective values.

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EPA’s plan to regulate chemica...

Mar 4, 2019 by

Political and social factors, as well as pressure from industry, can lead to wide disparities in exposure, with some communities protected and others left vulnerable.

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New Medicare for All Act sets ...

Feb 28, 2019 by

“This Medicare for All bill really makes it clear what we mean when we say ‘Medicare for All.’”

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New bill aims to reverse the G...

Feb 12, 2019 by

“This bill calls a halt to the Administration’s headlong rush to sell off this special wilderness to corporate polluters.”

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Young People Really, Really Wa...

Feb 9, 2019 by

New polling data show that millennials are more enthusiastic than older generations about radical efforts to save the planet and create jobs.

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City in Arizona approves resol...

Feb 7, 2019 by

The resolution called the razor wire “not only irresponsible, but inhumane” and argues that this type of wall “is only found in a war, prison or battle setting.”

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Elizabeth Warren Does Teddy Ro...

Jan 29, 2019 by

Taxing the superrich is an idea whose time has come — again.

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Donald Trump and His Team of M...

Jan 15, 2019 by

Nobody left besides those with no reputation to lose.

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$3.5 Trillion A Year: America’...

Jan 12, 2019 by

In order to keep this giant money machine rolling, the healthcare industry has to do an enormous amount of marketing.  If you can believe it, a study that was just published found that at least 30 billion dollars a year is spent on such marketing.

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It’s Payday for Many Federal W...

Jan 8, 2019 by

Tanisha Keller, a single mother who works for the federal Census Bureau, used to live paycheck to paycheck. Now, she is living nothing to nothing.

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Weaponizing the Frequencies: t...

Jan 6, 2019 by

Psychotronic millimeter wave weaponry is coming to a street near you, with the potential to unleash disease on a mass scale. Welcome to the new fifth generation of wi-fi called 5G, where the speed to send full-length, high-definition movies to your ipad is ten times faster.

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Ten Ways 2018 Brought Us Close...

Dec 27, 2018 by

The 20 warmest years ever recorded have been within the last 22 years, and the four warmest of those have been 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, according to the World Meteorological Organization

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Yale School of Architecture’s ...

Dec 13, 2018 by

The Tatiana Bilbao–organized show uses student work, Iwan Baan photography, and maps to present multitudinous—though sometimes blurry—visions for the contentious region.

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Blumenthal wants FCC to prove ...

Dec 4, 2018 by

Washington – U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is leading a campaign to determine whether new “5G” wireless technology is safe and is asking the federal government for proof the cutting edge radiofrequency does not pose health risks – including cancer.

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