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Wash Post Busted Pressmen’s Union in 1975 Strike. Why It Still Matters Today.

On what would have been former Washington Post publisher Katharine Graham’s 100th birthday in June, the Post ran a story that continues the paper’s decades-long effort to rewrite the history of the 1975 pressmen’s strike. This article is in response … Continue reading

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How Change Happens: 18 Acts of Resistance

“People say slavery is done… [but] it’s still there – in the corner,” says Gulnahar Alam, a domestic worker who, like many others, suffered workplace abuses. To combat this exploitation, often hidden away in employers’ homes, Alam began organizing. “People … Continue reading

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We May Be Headed to War. Thank the Media.

The media has boxed President Trump into a corner and his only way out may be through war. Measured at this point in his term, 100 days in, Trump is the least liked president since modern polling began. Right from … Continue reading

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Backed by $10 million in ‘Dark Money,’ Gorsuch Claims He’s Apolitical

In hours of testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Trump’s pick for the Supreme Court, repeatedly claimed to be above the political fray. “I can’t get involved in politics,” Gorsuch said again and again. Yet as he ducked … Continue reading

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Democrats and The Resistance

Donald Trump is president and Republicans control just about everything. Meanwhile Democratic Party leaders who paved the way for this Republican resurgence seem to view themselves as natural leaders in the fight against Trump, known as the “Resistance.” But are … Continue reading

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Is RFK Jr. ‘Anti-Vaccine’?

News that President Trump may tap Robert Kennedy Jr. to head a commission on vaccine safety has not been well-received by the media. Kennedy is a “conspiracy theorist” wrote the Washington Post; he’s an “Anti-Vaccine Activist” blared the New York … Continue reading

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Like Bulls in a China Shop, Trump and Netanyahu Abandon Two-State Solution

The bullying and boasting that brought electoral success to Donald Trump may prove disastrous for the Middle East. Emboldened by Trump’s victory, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is dramatically expanding settlements in occupied territory, in defiance of international law. Until … Continue reading

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Trump Cabinet Picks Draw Protests

“Senators, your duty is clear.” Heads and cell phones turned as James Burch, an organizer from San Francisco, interrupted the confirmation hearing for Trump’s pick for secretary of state. “You must reject Rex Tillerson,” Burch said as he was forcefully … Continue reading

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Heavy Protests Mark Start Of Trump Presidency

With homemade signs, banners and even locks and chains, thousands of protesters descended on Friday’s inauguration of Donald Trump. In modern times, no one so disliked has ascended to the nation’s highest office. Tens of thousands more are expected to … Continue reading

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Did the Kochs Bring Us President Trump?

Pundits have plenty of reasons for Republicans’ 2016 electoral success, but none may be as explanatory as a book published in January, before a single ballot was cast. In Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of … Continue reading

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