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More than 10,000 Americans are planning to take part in protests this Monday against Trump's fake national emergency.
The Working World, an organization which sprang up in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, focuses on starting and sustaining cooperatives in low-income communities.
The skyrocketing prices of in-state phone call rates in prisons leave many incarcerated people less able to access legal resources that might mean the difference between prison and freedom.
At the first hearing on K-12 schools in the new Congress, the topic of teacher pay was front and center, and Republicans and Democrats both agreed that teacher salaries were simply too low.
Environmental and energy policy is poised to be a hotly contested issue in the leadup to the 2020 election.
The effect of expats moving into Latin American communities has pushed local people off their land and into lives where they must work longer, often at lower pay, without hope of retirement.
The nonprofit Afghan Peace Volunteers is working toward peace, even as they face the daily anxieties in the chaos and upheaval that mark life in a war zone.
Ohio proved key in Trump’s 2016 victory and continues to symbolize his idea of “American carnage” today.
A successful regime change in Venezuela could up new military options for the U.S., writes @pakistanarchy
One of the most significant obstacles Trump’s declaration will face is sure to come from landowners, particularly in Texas.

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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?"
On #NoDAPL: "We die, and have died, for the sake of expansion and white wealth, and for the maintenance of both."
CNN on Thursday fired contributor Marc Lamont Hill for daring to denounce the oppression of Palestinians and endorse “a single secular democratic state for everyone.”
"Police and prosecutors rarely grant a Stand Your Ground and other justifiable homicide defenses to women, particularly Black women like Dixon, when they are defending themselves from abusers."
An important speech by Dr. King on racial inequalities in the United States. #MLKDay
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Over 50 Groups Call on Grassley to Resign as Judiciary Committee Chair
"Every bomb dropped, every missile launched, every bullet fired, every bandage used, every body bag filled represents money that once belonged to all of us but has been transferred to a small group of wealthy war profiteers we will never meet."
Elliott Abrams defended Guatemalan dictator General Efraín Ríos Montt as he oversaw a campaign of mass murder and torture of Indigenous people in Guatemala in the 1980s. Ríos Montt was later convicted of genocide.
US Provides Military Assistance to 73 Percent of World's Dictatorships
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