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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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Meanwhile the Movement to Tax Big Business Spreads to Other Cities On May 14, the Seattle City Council passed a historic tax on Amazon and other big corporations to fund permanently-affordable, publicly-owned housing, under the...

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Two hundred and fifty angry and vocal working people marched on California’s biggest healthcare corporation at the May 12 March for Our Health. Behind the banner “Tax the Rich! Free Healthcare for all!” healthcare activists,...

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