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Trump’s Syria decision has showcased what a worst-case scenario for expedited U.S. military withdrawal could look like, making it harder for progressive candidates like Sanders and Warren to press their cases against “endless wars” on the campaign trail.

The hospital industry has warned that Medicare for All could affect their revenue and cause facilities to close. Medicare pays hospitals 87% of the costs of caring for patients — private health insurers often pay hospitals two or three times more.

Investor-owned hospitals are leading the fight against the creation of a comprehensive, universal health care system, according to corporate filings reviewed by @MapLight  and The Intercept.

Some 300 people arrested during August raids at Mississippi chicken plants remain detained, while the companies that employed them have received no legal penalties.

William Simon, Nixon’s treasury secretary, wrote in a 1978 book called “A Time for Truth” that what Nixon had done was “a trivial matter” and his resignation was an “incredible political calamity that had struck the nation.”

Far too many members of the press refuse to acknowledge or understand the severe threat posed to their own safety by Trump and those around him. Instead, they continue to normalize his hate-filled, authoritarian, and violent rhetoric, writes @mehdirhasan .

Joe Biden's sunsetting incoherence was made all the more apparent by the contrast with the surprisingly robust return of Sen. Bernie Sanders. #DemDebate 


Scientists warn that losing another fifth of Brazil’s Amazon will trigger the feedback loop known as dieback, in which the forest begins to dry out and burn in a cascading system collapse, beyond the reach of any subsequent human intervention or regret.

“He should apologize to the children that have been separated from their parents,” said Rep. @Ocasio2018  of GOP leader Kevin McCarthy, who demanded she apologize for calling ICE detention centers “concentration camps.” by @NicholasBallasy 

A Texas elementary school speech pathologist refused to sign a pro-Israel oath, now mandatory in many states — so she lost her job. Watch our 3-minute video of this story: by

Denver’s City Council, led by Democratic Socialist, stuns for-profit prison operators by nuking contracts by @ryangrim 

Ecuador will imminently withdraw asylum for and hand him over to the UK. What comes next? by

Mnuchin denied that his former bank robo-signed foreclosure documents. The evidence that he's lying is overwhelming.

Scott Warren, a 36-year-old academic, faces 20 years in prison if convicted and sentenced to consecutive terms for providing food, water, and a place to sleep to two undocumented men over three days last January.

Trump officials want to put Assange behind bars because he revealed U.S. war crimes. Democrats want to put him behind bars because he revealed corruption at the highest levels of the DNC, writes .