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Is Trump giving Amazon the Postal Service?

Trump wanted to use the Postal Service to hit back at Amazon, but he may end up doing the opposite.

For captured regulators, repealing the Volcker Rule is child’s play

One thing’s for certain: if there’s another financial crisis, it could make the last one look like child’s play.

We need a mass movement to save and expand Social Security and Medicare

Old, young, men and women of all races fighting together.

Why the only answer is to break up the biggest Wall Street banks

Why should banks ever be permitted to use peoples’ bank deposits – insured by the federal government – to place risky bets on the banks’ own behalf?

The retired General who stopped a Wall Street coup

General Smedley Butler blew the whistle on a millionaire-led effort to oust FDR and the New Deal.

Disaster gentrification in Puerto Rico

Paradise for a wealthy few, the continuation of a long colonial nightmare for the long neglected majority of Puerto Ricans.

The Catonsville nine, 50 years later

"What are your future plans?" "Resistance!"

Ben Carson: Fighting Trump’s war on the poor

Somehow a trillion-dollar tax giveaway is no issue for the deficit, but modest housing assistance for America's poorest people has to go.

Primary day: Lessons for Democrats

If Democrats are willing to propose bold electoral reform, there may be some hope for them in November.

Pool resources. Sue Trump – sting him with his own medicine

Donald sues at the drop of a faux hair follicle, so why not together orchestrate a litany of legal actions, crowd-funded by irate Americans who’ve had more than enough?