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"Our Water, Our Right": 10 Global Struggles for Public Water

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"Our Water, Our Right": 10 Global Struggles for Public Water This article originally appeared on Transnational Institute and Occupy.com On this World Water Day, March 22, we bring you 10 ...

Is a billionaire-funded coup to rewrite the Constitution on the verge of happening?

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All eyes are fixed on Capitol Hill as Republicans attempt to pass an American Health Care Bill that’s still being revised as of this writing. The recklessness of the party’s ...

The Reclusive Hedge-Fund Tycoon Behind the Trump Presidency

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Last month, when President Donald Trump toured a Boeing aircraft plant in North Charleston, South Carolina, he saw a familiar face in the crowd that greeted him: Patrick Caddell, a ...

the idea of white racial purity runs deep in America

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Several weeks ago now, Republican Congressman Steve King tweeted that Dutch far right politician Geert Wilders rightly understands that whites cannot restore Western civilization with someone else’s babies. By someone’s ...

Robert Reich: TRUMP’S BONKERS BUDGET

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Robert Reich: TRUMP’S BONKERS BUDGET This article originally appeared on robertreich.org Donald Trump ran for president as a man of the people, who was going to fight for those who ...

Why Immigrants in California Are Canceling Their Food Stamps

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What if you had to make a choice between hunger or deportation? As the Trump era unfolds in California, fear of an Immigration and Customs Enforcement crackdown is disrupting the ...

Kansas Republicans just defied Donald Trump and voted to expand Medicaid

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On the same day the House was supposed to pass a bill dismantling Medicaid, Kansas Republicans took a big step toward expanding the program in their state. In a voice ...

WATCH: Oklahoma State Rep says rape and incest are the ‘will of God’ in abortion bill hearing

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On Tuesday, the Oklahoma House met to discuss engrossment of its controversial House Bill-1549, which would prohibit anyone from seeking an abortion in the case of a genetic abnormality. Oklahoma ...

President Trump’s “commissars” are making sure his Cabinet remains loyal to him

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President Donald Trump has already taken heat for allegedly micromanaging a Cabinet that he has left woefully understaffed. Now reports indicate that the president has appointed senior White House advisers ...

Arch Coal wins an investing award while workers lose their retirement benefits

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It’s been a wild year for Arch Coal, the country’s second-largest producer of coal. In January, the company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy; less than a year later, they won ...

Rato Finito: Spanish Citizens Send Most Corrupt Banker-Politician to Jail

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Rato Finito: Spanish Citizens Send Most Corrupt Banker-Politician to Jail A citizen-led campaign last month succeeded in prosecuting Spain’s top banker-politician, Rodrigo Rato, and 65 co-conspirators in a case that ...

Breitbart and Infowars under investigation for ties to Russia: report

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WASHINGTON — Federal investigators are examining whether far-right news sites played any role last year in a Russian cyber operation that dramatically widened the reach of news stories — some ...