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Poverty looks like state violence, especially if you’re black, and working class. Once again this was highlighted on Monday when an off-duty Cincinnati Police Officer tased an 11-year-old girl at Queen City Kroger grocery store....

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Community members of northern Manhattan occupied a city council member’s office to demand affordable housing. On Thursday, August 2, eleven community members of the working-class neighborhood of Inwood in the northern reaches of Manhattan occupied...

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The retirement of Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has given Trump and the Republicans a golden opportunity to secure a long-standing goal: to solidify conservative control of the Court. To be clear Kennedy sided again...

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One year ago today, Minneapolis passed the first $15 minimum wage in the Midwest. On New Year’s Day, a majority of minimum wage workers in Minneapolis got almost a dollar raise. This victory is a...

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Tan solo unos días después de haber aprobado un impuesto municipal al gigante empresarial Amazon y a las grandes corporaciones presentes en la ciudad de Seattle, miembros de este mismo ayuntamiento revocaban dicha medida. Desde...

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Nearly 200 people attended the launch of the Kshama Solidarity Campaign at Washington Hall in the heart of Seattle’s historically-black Central District on June 23. United in the fight against racism and police intimidation, the...

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There are 58 universities in the Greater Boston area, 57 of them being private. These private universities, despite being multi-billion dollar institutions, are technically nonprofits and therefore pay nothing in property taxes while working-class Bostonians...

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Time for a Left Alliance to Kick Out the Corporate Politicians In the wake of the Democratic Party’s shameful betrayal over Seattle’s Amazon Tax – a tax on big business to fund affordable housing –...

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In what can only be described as a political earthquake, left-wing insurgent Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez defeated incumbent and Queens Democratic Party boss Joe Crowley by 15 percent in the primary for New York’s 14th Congressional District....

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Pittsburgh’s celebrated recovery from its decades-long postindustrial slump has meant different things for different people. For technology and health care companies, expansion has meant huge new profits and employing more workers into higher-paid jobs. Amazon...

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