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Republicans are becoming increasingly terrified that they will lose both senate seats in Georgia, and all because of Donald Trump.

The refuge remains under threat as it approaches its 60th anniversary. Indigenous knowledge and stewardship can save it.

Bernie Sanders called Betsy DeVos “the worst education secretary in the history of America” and made abundantly clear that he’s not mourning her departure after the billionaire lashed out at popular proposals to cancel student loan debt.

Trump said during a White House Christmas party that he is considering another run for president in 2024, even as he continues refusing to concede that he has lost this year’s race.

700 workers in 11 nursing homes run by Infinity Healthcare Management are entering their second week on strike demanding PPE, higher wages, hazard pay and better staffing.

Biden has picked Brian Deese, former global head of sustainable investing for BlackRock, to be his director of the National Economic Council, as progressives are demanding a cabinet free of Wall Street influence.

The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge remains under threat as it approaches its 60th anniversary. Indigenous knowledge and stewardship can save it.

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Democracy isn’t dying in the dark. It’s dying in broad daylight.

An appeals court ruled that an NSA program famously exposed by Edward Snowden, designed to collect data on millions of American citizens without warrants, violates a law specially designed to prevent abuse of the government’s spying capabilities.

On #NoDAPL : "We die, and have died, for the sake of expansion and white wealth, and for the maintenance of both."

Rep. Jayapal tore into Barr for saying Black Lives Matter protesters are “terrorists” but ignoring armed protesters in Michigan who called for the lynching of Governor Whitmer.

If minimum wage had increased at the same rate as the average Wall Street bonus since 1985, it would be $33 today, instead of $7.25

Mitch McConnell has adjourned the U.S. Senate and gone on holiday leaving tens of millions of Americans out-of-work, hungry, and eviction-prone during the worst economic crisis since the 1930s.

Rep. Ilhan Omar: "We have to wonder, if Trump and [Secretary of State Mike] Pompeo are so worried about human rights and democracy in Venezuela, Cuba, and Nicaragua, why do they actively support horrible regimes in Brazil, Guatemala, and Honduras?"

Joe Biden, the presidential candidate who has received the most money from pharmaceutical industry in 2020, is not embracing a plan that could lower the cost of a coronavirus vaccine that many others Democrats support. Via @readsludge 

BREAKING: The 3 other officers involved in George Floyd's killing will be charged with aiding and abetting murder. Derek Chauvin's charge will be elevated to second-degree murder.

Chomsky: Voting Is Not the End of Our Work. It’s Only the Beginning.

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