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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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1968 was a tumultuous year of radical struggle in the U.S. and internationally. For working people today, it provides a window into the power of mass movements. Radicalizing Civil Rights and Antiwar Movements 1968 began...

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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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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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This year has seen some of the largest protests in U.S. history with women marching against abuse and harassment and students rallying against gun violence. Teachers also revolted in a whole series of states to...

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For the second election cycle in a row, Andrew Cuomo, the powerful governor of New York, is facing a left challenger in the Democratic Party primary; this time his opponent is the famous actor from...

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In a rebuke to the agenda of the corporate-controlled Democratic Party establishment, four progressive state representative candidates in Pennsylvania, all women, won primary elections on May 15. Most of them will almost certainly go on...

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In the past two months, millions of students have participated in walkouts and demonstrations against gun violence in the U.S., most notably the biggest student walkouts since the 1960s on March 14 and the massive...

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Today, April 26, Arizona teachers have walked out in their thousands. Demanding a return to pre-recession education funding they are saying that a “20% [raise] is not enough.” Governor Ducey refuses to meet with walkout...

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When Nicole Macri (D), Washington State House representing Seattle, announced her bill to repeal the state ban on rent control back in December, she was met with thunderous applause from housing activists who were protesting...

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