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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.

Elizabeth Warren criticizes Sessions on his one-year anniversary as AG

In the speech, Sen. Warren openly refers to Sessions as a “racist” and his policies as “bigotry.”

As Congress feeds the merchants of death, the people must divest

If neither major political party will stand up to this status quo, what can be done?

Here are the names of 23 Democrats that joined Republicans in...

The U.S. already spends more on military than the next seven countries – China, Saudi Arabia, Russia, the U.K., India, France, and Japan – combined.

The stateless of the union: Trump’s war on immigrants

The opening words of the U.S. Constitution are "We the People." Far more powerful than any single president, it is that collective force that will save us.

The Pentagon’s plan for never-ending war

We desperately need a new real security strategy, and a revolt against endless war to give it traction.

The next big fight

Hands off Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security — expand and improve these programs — don’t cut them.

Congressional Committee members pushing LNG exports bills have deep financial, revolving...

Most of the politicians backing the two bills under consideration have taken tens of thousands of dollars in contributions from the oil and gas industry.

Rep. Gabbard speaks truth to power about the real reason North...

Tulsi Gabbard, Democratic congresswoman from Hawaii, is courageous and tells it like it is.

Why Senator Cardin is a fitting opponent for Chelsea Manning

Chelsea Manning confirmed on Sunday that she is challenging Senator Cardin’s re-election effort in the Democratic primary this June.

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Former judge sentenced to prison for bribery scheme and witness tampering

The former judge was sentenced to five years in prison, three years of supervised release, and ordered to pay a fine of $50,000.

The 9/11 hijackers were Iraqis, right?

The good news is that they want to learn. The bad news: nowadays, they tend to think that the men who flew those planes on 9/11 were from Iran.
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Why the common good disappeared (and how we get it back)

The challenge is to turn all this into a new public spiritedness extending to the highest reaches in the land.

Monsanto ‘commands’ civic group to turn in all communications over glyphosate

"There are millions of people around the world who have a deep and genuine concern that Monsanto's glyphosate is making us and our environment sick."

The ideology that unites Trump and the authoritarians he admires

It's about propping up "besieged majorities" in multiethnic countries.

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