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The Fight Against the Dakota Access Pipeline Is Not Over. Here’s How You Can Join

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Opponents of the Dakota Access Pipeline celebrated a win this week when a federal judge ordered the US Army Corp of Engineers to reconsider its environmental review of the DAPL,

Karen Handel Has a Long History of Suppressing Votes

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In early May, a federal judge extended the voter registration deadline for the special election in Georgia’s Sixth Congressional District by two months, from March 20 to May 21. That ...

A Major Global Foundation Just Pledged $1 Million to the Standing Rock Sioux

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For many Americans, the protests at Standing Rock were an isolated event—one indigenous community, on one swath of land in South Dakota, fighting for environmental justice. Yet, as Sioux Tribal ...

E.P. Thompson’s Search for a New Popular Front

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Even in a world tightly trussed by neoliberal dogma and basted by surges of populist anti-elitism, the role of the left intellectual has lost none of its fascination. There remains ...

Springtime for Union Busting?

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Late June has become a time of terror for anyone on the left. These early days of summer are traditionally the last of the Supreme Court’s term, and at a ...

On Trump, the Media’s Malpractice Continues

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One of the great ironies of the political moment is that President Trump’s sworn enemy has become, if not exactly an ally, an enabler of his agenda. For all of ...

Trump’s Special Back Door for Wealthy Immigrants

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Trump’s “build the wall” immigration agenda isn’t as inflexible as it seems. That hardened border has one exclusive toll booth: It’s called the EB-5 visa, aka “greenbacks for green cards”—known ...

Trumpcare Is the Most Unpopular Legislation in History

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Only 17 percent of Americans approve of Republican efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare; George Zornick says maybe that explains the secrecy of Senate Republicans in drafting their bill. Also: ...

Why Is Reproductive Justice Vital in This Political Moment? A New Book Breaks It Down

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In 1994, a dozen black women at a pro-choice conference in Chicago came up with the concept of reproductive justice. The activist Loretta J. Ross was among them. Near the ...

Jon Ossoff’s Loss Should Be a Lesson to Corporate Democrats

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I woke up to news this morning that Jon Ossoff’s failure to flip Georgia’s Sixth Congressional District will “come as a crushing emotional blow to Democrats.” Well, not this Democrat.