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Bernie Sanders calls out NRA when asked if enough has been...

“Of course not!” Sanders said. “But it’s like every other issue. The American people are united overwhelmingly.”

Mass shootings, children being gunned down in cold blood; a dark...

We Americans may not realize it, but we are being mentally conditioned by this government to accept these mass shootings as a part of our culture, embedded in our society.

The ghosts of ‘new Democrats’ are haunting us

“Certainly there are some people in the Democratic Party who want to maintain the status quo. They would rather go down with the Titanic so long as they have first-class seats.”

Root causes of America’s immigration dilemma: And the necessary, viable solution

If the root cause of this problem, the law-breaking companies, is not addressed then the problem will continue to plague America.

This Hawaiian lawmaker fought Mark Zuckerberg off Native land. Now he’s...

DSA member Kaniela Ing is calling for 100 percent renewable energy, universal basic income and a jobs guarantee.

It’s never been about the Second Amendment. It’s about corporate profits.

Our bought-and-paid-for politicians only hold the Constitution sacred when it aligns with corporate interests – like gun sales.

Elizabeth Warren: ‘Equifax can’t be trusted’

Sen. Elizabeth Warren asserted that Equifax could not be trusted while urging Congress to pass legislation imposing massive, mandatory penalties for security breaches from credit reporting agencies.

Student massacre survivors teach the country a lesson

They are embracing one of the strongest currents in United States history: the tradition of youth activism. And they are credited with getting the nation to its tipping point.

Next stage of Net Neutrality conflict begins

We need to continue to build power to ensure Internet access is seen as a human right and a tool of free speech with equal access for all.

Gun control after Parkland: Student survivors lead the way

Undeterred, the students are on the move. They are organizing a march on the nation's capital and in cities around the country, on March 24.

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Native American water protector becomes first to be sentenced to time in federal prison...

Seven Native Americans face felony charges, while hundreds of others still face lesser charges for their role in the fight against the Dakota Access pipeline.

‘That’s pretty pathetic:’ Bernie Sanders on Trump’s immigration policies

"I think that's pretty pathetic, but I think ultimately that's his strategy."

Progressive Briefing for Thursday, June 21, 2018

Trump signs executive order halting family separation policy he created President Trump signed an executive order halting what has become a notorious family separation policy...

New investigation pins Koch brothers to ‘anti-transit canvassing campaigns’

While the development of public transit is seen by many as "positive for both impoverished communities and the environment," it hurts the Koch brothers' bottom line.

Could the formation of a Space Force be on Trump’s agenda?

“Space as a war fighting domain is the latest obscenity in a long list of vile actions by a vile administration."

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