Category: Analysis

‘Right-to-work’ crusaders attack New Mexico workers

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In non-right-to-work states, Americans for Prosperity — a Koch Brothers-sponsored organization — is leading a crusade to use the county level to e...

Budget reconciliation process covers wealth transfer to rich

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The millionaires' House of Representatives has passed the Senate’s 2018 budget resolution, setting the stage for the circumvention of the Senate’s...

Trump’s empty declaration of opioid public health emergency

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Recovery advocates respond: "Our country weeps as we wait for bold leadership."

California wildfires, climate crisis and the failure of capitalism

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The horrific wildfires that engulfed Napa and Sonoma counties in the Bay Area this month were the deadliest in California history.

Eyewitness Venezuela elections: Overcoming obstacles, revolution advances

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Results not just a victory for the working people of Venezuela but a victory for poor people across the world.

The Amazon HQ bid, gentrification and Chicago’s war on Black people

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An Amazon HQ would escalate gentrification and the war on Black, Brown and working-class communities—a war which is already well underway.

Gov’t survey: half of U.S. barely scraping by

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Recently, an article in MarketWatch published several alarming conclusions about the state of the finances of people in the U.S.

After #NoDAPL, oil states crack down on right to protest

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States pass laws criminalizing protest.

New Mexico players first college athletes to kneel against racism

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USA Today asked: “What if college players followed Kaepernick’s lead?” They got their answer.

Trump administration’s new birth control exemptions based on “morality?”

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Pretending that people have sex only to procreate would be comical if it didn't have such dangerous consequences.