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La reciente jubilación de Anthony Kennedy, uno de los nueve jueces del Tribunal Supremo de Justicia norteamericano, ha dado a Donald Trump y a los republicanos una oportunidad de oro para asegurarse el control conservador...

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This is a companion piece to “Can the Working Class Change Society? Socialists Say Yes.” While the composition of the working class has changed, it still remains the key force in U.S. society as a...

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After a close-chested deliberation, Rahm Emanuel shocked Chicago by deciding against running for a third term as mayor in February 2019. But after the surprise of Emanuel’s announcement hit the city, two sets of reactions...

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As soon as one Trump crisis fades, another one appears. The recent events around Trump and the Mueller investigation are a whirlwind of hard-to-follow developments in the increasingly polarized and nightmarish American politics. But the...

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En lo que puede describirse como un terremoto político, la activista de izquierdas Alejandra Ocasio-Cortez derrotó en las primarias del Partido Demócrata, por 15 puntos de diferencia, al hasta ahora dirigente del Partido en el...

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The last month has seen the unfolding of Trump’s promise to use tariffs as a weapon to make the U.S. “great again.” What will be the consequence of these policies? More importantly, will they help...

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In the aftermath of the stunning electoral victory of Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, momentum is growing for the campaign to elect Democratic Socialists of America member Julia Salazar to the New York State Senate. Salazar’s campaign...

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s congressional primary victory in July has brightened the spotlight on democratic socialism. Ocasio-Cortez, a member of the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA), defeated Joe Crowley, one of the leaders of the establishment Democrats...

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A chill went was sent down the spines of millions of Americans, women in particular, when Anthony Kennedy announced his resignation from the Supreme Court in June. This acute fear is due to the prospect...

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Wage-theft, a billion dollar money maker for companies who cheat their workers, is an often ignored claim in our for-profit legal system. One worker’s claim may amount to less than a few thousand dollars. While...

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