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Yes, half of Americans are in or near poverty: Here’s more...

Too many Americans have been cheated out of opportunities to share in our nation's prosperity.

Signs of America’s demise, and one way to survive

Finding a compromise between capitalism and socialism.

Hawaii could be the first state to implement universal basic income

“The economy remains stable, everyone benefits, and no one is left behind.”

The hunger president

As famine descends on a huge swath of the globe, the White House is rolling back aid, ramping up conflict, and risking more climate chaos.

The revolution in work calls for an evolution in living

This is not an unattainable utopian vision. It is the realistic picture of a world in which humanity responds creatively and pragmatically to the changes that technology presents us with.

How Americans became poor

If we want to create a vibrant middle class, we have to abandon slogans and simplistic solutions and understand the bigger picture.

The plant-based solution to hunger

Poverty, malnutrition, and hunger are a result of politics, not scarcity.

The Obama legacy: Place-based poverty

Keeping successful programs for people in poverty is the only way to secure their survival during the Trump era.

Hunger and Food Waste in a World of Plenty

It is time to design an economic system that allows for the required sharing of food, water, land and other natural resources, as well as knowledge and skills.

Our Poverty Myth

The illusion that people are to blame for their own poverty goes back centuries in our culture.

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Americans and their love for perpetual wars

America can be – or rather, can only be – prosperous and strong without engaging in perpetual wars and aggression.

5 facts about Mike Pence’s close ties to the Koch Brothers not included in...

The Vice President’s influence over the federal government and his fealty to the Koch agenda is breathtaking.

Federal judge refuses to erase former sheriff Joe Arpaio’s conviction

As an unapologetic racist, Arpaio abused his authority for decades while arresting people based solely on the color of their skin.

Brutal outlook for healthy wild horses and burros: BLM calls for shooting 90,000

“A balance must be struck between ranching and mining interests and wild horses and other wildlife as part of a fair interpretation of BLM’s multiple-use mandate on the range.”

In CNN’s tax debate, Bernie Sanders showed how Democrats can win with socialism

By offering a bold vision of policies to help working families, Sanders voiced a popular alternative to Ted Cruz and the GOP’s barbarism.

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