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Voices for Change

Earth dinner

Most of us don't realize that our dinner tells many stories, embodying our personal histories, family memories, music, art, and other connections... besides our tummies.

On the rehabilitation of George W. Bush

Say it again: The enemy of our enemy is still a war criminal.

7 not-so-subtle messages Congress is sending with its tax plans

The two tax bills define what’s important to a society. Or more to the point, who’s not important.
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The new poll tax

These state laws are another form of voter suppression – like gerrymandering, voter ID requirements, and bars on anyone with felony convictions from voting.

Inequality out of control: The average 1% household made over $2.5 million in the...

With inequality ripping us apart, and with few of our national leaders willing or able to confront the problem, we may never again be an equitable and functional society.

The backlash against the bullies

The revolt against Trump is a backlash against bullying in all its forms.

Trump’s HHS pick Alex Azar is the worst pharma bro of all

Azar is a catastrophically bad choice for the government’s top health care job.

Donald Trump’s strange bro-mances with Duterte and Putin

This might be good business for Trump, but it's a sorry deal for our national interest.

One monstrosity Trump won’t want his name on

As a developer, Trump made millions and left his partners with the debt. His tax plan is no different.

No president should have the authority to launch nuclear weapons

Trump and the nuclear 'football.'

The GOP tax plan is a declaration of war on learning

The transformation the Republicans want would make the nation collectively dumber and much more dependent on profit-making businesses.

Massive overkill

Brought to you by the nuclear-industrial complex.

7 ways Democrats misread the election results

Here are seven important lessons from the November 7 results that a lot of Democrats seem to have missed.

RT America torched in witch hunt ’17

The ruling elites are desperately trying to shift the focus away from the cause of the political insurgencies on the left and the right: extreme social inequality.

An acid test for the self-righteous right

The fate of a suspected pedophile Senate nominee is now an acid test of Republican morality.

Patriotism, taxes, and Trump

The Republican tax plan will make things worse by burdening the middle class and the poor even more.

Mass shootings and domestic violence

“There’s absolutely no doubt that the practice of violence within a home . . . opens the floodgates to public violence.”

Why reward bad corporate behavior with more tax breaks?

"Why are you even considering giving more tax breaks to corporate giants?"

If Asia leads on climate, the world will follow

China and South Korea could be game changers on climate – and create a more peaceful region in the process.
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A year without a president

What have we learned about the presidency and who is running the country?