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Bernie Sanders Should Be Democrats’ First Choice, by Jeff Cohen

Why Bernie? Why not Biden?! Why not Warren?

Trump: Behind your back and in your backyard

Here are just a few of the Trump administration actions that have come into my email box in the last few days.  Click the titles to read more and take action. The Wilderness Society: The Trump Administration is Stealing YOUR Land The Nation: The Department of Justice Is Overseeing the Resegregation of American Schools CMD: Ambitious Effort […]

Anne Winkler-Morey | U.S. and Latin America Beyond the Border Wall

The roots and strength of local grassroots organizations

Corporations are working with the Department of Commerce to eliminate the few but significant labor and environmental protections . . .

Trump’s plans unsurprisingly represent a threat to our global environmental conditions and the rights of workers domestically and abroad.

Despite What Media Says, TPP Isn’t About Free Trade — It’s About Protecting Corporate Profits

So the most consequential parts of the deal would actually undermine the free flow of goods and services by expanding some protectionist, anti-competitive policies sought by global corporations.

Thomas Frank on All these effing geniuses: Ezra Klein, expert-driven journalism, and the phony Washington consensus

Ezra Klein and his data brigade think political science will save us. But expert opinion is why we’re in this mess THOMAS FRANK  Salon.com  September 14, 2014 Bill Clinton, Barack Obama, Newt Gingrich (Credit: AP/Reuters/Tannen Maury/Saul Loeb/John Duricka/photo montage by Salon) In a recent article on Vox, Ezra Klein declared that his generation of Washington […]

Noam Chomsky> Is the World Too Big to Fail?

Noam Chomsky, Who Owns the World?  “The U.S. cannot tolerate ‘any exercise of sovereignty’ that interferes with its global designs.” Posted by Noam Chomsky    August 12, 2012 Tom Dispatch In Noam Chomsky’s “Who Owns the World?” — the most popular TomDispatch post of all time (which means the last 10 years) — he wrote of […]

Occupy Movement’s Other Accomplishment> Spurring Cooperation Among Progressives

Occupy Movement’s Other Accomplishment>  Spurring Cooperation Among Progressives In Occupy Wall Street and beyond, grassroots progressives are now getting into the game of working together. TruthOut.org / By Amy Dean  November 4, 2011  |  via AlterNet Photo Credit: Lauren Kelley Something huge is happening in this country. It’s been a long time since we’ve seen this […]