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Why Wall Street Won the First Round and How We Might Win the Next

To avoid further crises with huge tragic social costs, we have an urgent task to bring finance back under democratic control, to reconfigure society’s relation to finance capital, indeed, to Capital itself.

A single-payer health care fix even without a working majority

It’s likely that the Trump-Ryan failure will push state legislatures to consider expanding Medicaid—putting even more people under the public insurance system.

Seven Women Who Broke Glass Ceilings in U.S. Politics Before Hillary Clinton

It is a great moment for women’s rights in the US. But Hillary Clinton is not the first to break the glass ceiling for women in U.S. politics.

Bernie Sanders’ Tweet Causes Big Pharma Company’s Stock to Plummet

Ariad Pharmaceuticals' stock dropped $387 million in just one day.

A Mailman on a Mission

"Doug Hughes’ gyrocopter stunt was no flight of fancy." It seems the majority of Americans are behind his bold “very special delivery” through the heart of our nation’s most restricted airspace in an effort to shake up and shape up Congress.

The White House vs. working stiffs

A handy new pamphlet counts the president's lies and attacks on the working people he duped into supporting him.

GOP “health” bill: Death, disaster and Gilded Age greed

The Republicans want to give us less and make us think it’s more. It’s time to tell them we’ve had enough.

‘Net Neutrality is here to stay:’ California Senate passes SB 822

"We’re trying to adopt the protections that the FCC abandoned.”

Infighting, legal questions slow ALEC push for second constitutional convention

Documents reveal a new legal analysis that casts serious doubt on claims that ALEC is within striking distance of calling a convention to propose amendments to the Constitution.

Attorney linked to Trump campaign pleads guilty to lying to investigators

The same day that Mueller’s office indicted 13 Russian nationals and three Russian companies for interfering in the 2016 presidential election, Alex Van Der Zwaan was criminally charged with lying to federal investigators.