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Alexandra Jacobo

Alexandra Jacobo
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Alexandra Jacobo is a progressive writer, activist, and mother who began her political involvement in earnest passing out blankets to occupiers in Zuccotti Park in 2011. She is concerned with educating the public and inspiring them to take action on progressive issues that promote positive change at home and abroad.

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Monsanto loses millions of dollars after Indian farmers switch to indigenous seeds

Monsanto claims that the genetically modified cotton seeds they sell are superior. So why are so many people trying to switch?

GMO crops, bee-killing insecticides to be banned on Boulder County-owned land

“Let’s acknowledge: This is not an easy issue; it‘s not a simple one.”

Senators demand investigation into Attorney General Jeff Sessions

“AG Sessions didn’t just decide to recuse himself because he’s a nice guy."

Anti-corporate protesters drown out Democratic Party Chair Tom Perez with chants of “liar!”

Fault lines in the party were on full display as the California Democratic Convention got off to a dramatic start.

Noam Chomsky: The GOP is still the most dangerous organization in human history

"It's not just Trump, every single Republican leader is the same."

Trump’s perilous gamble: Act guilty, evade infamy; then ‘redeemed,’ lord over ‘lying losers’

How does a careening president, readily turning into Liar-in-Chief and under FBI scrutiny, reverse his humiliating situation?

Donald Trump’s high crimes and misdemeanors

But what if Donald Trump were actually held responsible for real crimes?

The impeachment trap: Be careful what you wish for

Trump is odious, but impeachment is dangerous – both for the Democrats and the progressive movement.

Trying to explain the disdain for poor Americans

The costly and dysfunctional state of health care in the U.S. shows the absurdity of entrusting basic human needs to the narcissistic tendencies of capitalism.

SCOTUS: Okay for debt collectors to hound people, even after statute of limitations expires

“The result is that debt buyers have won ‘billions of dollars in default judgments’ simply by filing suit and betting that consumers will lack the resources to respond.”