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14
May

Workfare for the Private Equity Crew?

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12
May

I Work with Mark Janus. Here's How He Benefits from a Strong Union

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11
May

In Search of Safe Replacements for Harmful Chemicals Used in Everyday Household Objects

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[ad_1] Polyfluoroalkyl chemicals — which have been added to a dizzying array of consumer and industrial products since the 1950s…

10
May

The FCC Loses a Champion of Net Neutrality as Mignon Clyburn Steps Down

Federal Communications Commission Commissioner Mignon Clyburn listens to a fellow commissioner speak during a FCC hearing on the internet on February 26, 2015, in Washington, DC. (Photo: Mandel Ngan / AFP / Getty Images)

[ad_1] As FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn prepares to step down, much of the progress she championed on behalf of consumers,…

09
May

A Prisoner in Gina Haspel's Black Site

Gina Haspel arrives to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee on her nomination to be the next CIA director in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC on May 9, 2018. (Photo: Mandel Ngan / AFP / Getty Images)

[ad_1] While most of her career as a CIA operative remains secret, newly available documents shed light on a pivotal…

08
May

Louisiana Judge Rules Bayou Bridge Pipeline's Coastal Use Permit Is Illegal

Pastor Harry Joseph of the Mount Triumph Baptist Church in St. James, Louisiana. (Photo: Karen Savage)

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07
May

CIA Nominee Gina Haspel May Testify for First Time in Public About Her Role in Torture at …

Nominee for CIA director Gina Haspel attends the ceremonial swearing-in of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at the State Department on May 2, 2018, in Washington, DC. (Photo: Mandel Ngan / AFP / Getty Images)

[ad_1] Nominee for CIA director Gina Haspel attends the ceremonial swearing-in of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at the…

06
May

Student-Led Rally Denounces NRA's "Dangerous Agenda" With Protests Outside …

Students and adults rally at the Rally4Reform protest to push for gun reform at City Hall in Dallas on Saturday, May 5, 2018. (Photo: Max Faulkner / Fort Worth Star-Telegram / TNS via Getty Images)

[ad_1] Students and adults rally at the Rally4Reform protest to push for gun reform at City Hall in Dallas on…

05
May

Corporations Should Have to Hear From Their Owners

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04
May

Unemployment Rate Falls to 3.9 Percent, but Wage Growth Remains Weak

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03
May

War and the Imperial Presidency: Will Congress Offer a Bipartisan Blank Check to Donald Tr…

UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters fly over armored vehicles that have been loaded onto trucks for transport on February 9, 2018, at the Kuwait Naval Base. (Photo: The US Army)

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02
May

Cuomo Pushes Environmental Protections While Accepting Oil and Gas Donations

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[ad_1] As New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo seeks to bolster his environmental platform amid a contentious primary race, campaign finance…

01
May

Bank of Internet, Which Had Been Under Federal Investigation, Appears in Multiple Kushner …

White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner (R) leaves after a Rose Garden event April 12, 2018, at the White House in Washington, DC. (Photo: Alex Wong / Getty Images)

[ad_1] A bank that had been under federal investigation until last year has played a role in two recent real…

30
Apr

Champion for Black Power and All the Oppressed: Dr. Cone, Founder of Black Liberation Theo…

Champion for Black Power and All the Oppressed: Dr. Cone, Founder of Black Liberation Theology, Dies

[ad_1] We look at the life and legacy of the founder of black liberation theology, Rev. Dr. James Cone. Starting…

29
Apr

Domestic Workers and Farmworkers Join Forces to End Sexual Violence

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28
Apr

For Flint Mother, There's No Stopping Until All US Kids Have Safe Drinking Water

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[ad_1] Until her then three-year-old twin boys began to break out in rashes in 2014 and both she and her…

27
Apr

Economic Update: Employees vs. Employers

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[ad_1] This week’s episode discusses the German workers who elect almost half of corporate boards of directors, major US corporations…

26
Apr

White Supremacy and Capitalism Are Deeply Entangled With the Colonial Slave Trade

Marchers protest during the March Against Slavery to raise international awareness of migrants being abused and exploited, held in Los Angeles, California on January 27, 2018. (Photo: Mark Ralston / AFP / Getty Images)

[ad_1] The United States may have declared its independence from Britain in 1776, but it was from England and other…

25
Apr

Toronto and Tennessee: Two White Suspects, No Trump Tweets

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[ad_1] Continuing a pattern that traces back to the early days of his 2016 presidential campaign, Donald Trump himself has…

24
Apr

Nation's Richest — Including Trump — About to Enjoy $17 Billion Windfall Thanks to …

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23
Apr

Canary in the Coal Pond

Coal ash slurry pours into the first of two settling ponds adjacent to the Riverbend Steam Station on Mountain Island Lake in Gaston County, North Carolina, January 23, 2008. (Photo: Jeff Willhelm / Charlotte Observer / MCT via Getty Images)

[ad_1] New reports provide an unprecedented look at contaminants leaking from coal ash ponds and landfills. But the chasm between…

22
Apr

The "Superpredator" Myth Was Discredited, but It Continues to Ruin Young Black L…

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21
Apr

EPA Recommends Transitioning Away From Animal Testing

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20
Apr

Native Language Schools Are Taking Back Education

The United States Mint and leaders of the Wampanoag Tribe introduced the 2011 Native American $1 coin during a ceremony at Plimoth Plantation on March 25, 2011. (Photo: Jonathan Wiggs / The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

[ad_1] The United States Mint and leaders of the Wampanoag Tribe introduced the 2011 Native American $1 coin during a…

19
Apr

Remove Trump, Defang Pence: Impeachment Is the Way

Palestinians walk on a poster bearing images of Donald Trump and his deputy Mike Pence during a demonstration at the al-Quds Open University in Dura village on the outskirts of the West Bank town of Hebron on December 13, 2017. (Photo: Hazem Bader / AFP / Getty Images)

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18
Apr

Sinclair Has Thrived for So Long Under the Radar

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[ad_1] Janine Jackson: The viral video of dozens of local newscasters from around the country, reciting identical scripts about “fake news,” is the…

16
Apr

Poor People's Campaign Gears Up for Mother's Day Launch

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[ad_1] “I am not speaking about the poor. I am not speaking for the poor. I am the poor.” Claudia…

15
Apr

Trial Date Set for Groundbreaking Kids' Climate Lawsuit

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14
Apr

Mapped: Cambridge Analytica’s Ties to the Fossil Fuel Industry

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13
Apr

Medicaid Is Helping to Combat the Opioid Crisis, Despite Trump's Attacks

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[ad_1] According to a new report, Medicaid is paying for more addiction treatment than private insurers, and recipients living with…

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