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This Supreme Court is Constitutionally illegitimate—and everyone knows it

This story originally appeared in Common Dreams on June 25, 2022. It is shared here with permission under a Creative Commons license. On Friday, June…

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More Americans want Congress to prioritize plastic waste problem: poll

Nearly a quarter of Americans surveyed in a new opinion poll identified plastic waste pollution as an issue that Congress must address in the next…

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After receiving Alabama coal miners’ endorsement, will Tim James be there when it counts?

Culture war hysteria is the cornerstone of Tim James’s 2022 Alabama gubernatorial campaign. Similar to many Republicans running for office around the country during this…

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Why the son of a hated dictator won the Philippine elections

This story originally appeared in Foreign Policy in Focus on May 18, 2022. It is shared here with permission. As a progressive activist, I am…

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An on-the-ground view from Venezuela, ‘the model for true democracy in the Americas’

This story originally appeared in Black Agenda Report on May 3, 2022. It is shared here with permission. From April 11-13, 2022, the Bolivarian Republic…

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Opinion | Fossil fuel firms and agricultural traders cash in on the war in Ukraine

This story originally appeared in openDemocracy on May 6, 2022. It is shared here with permission under a Creative Commons (CC BY-NC 4.0) license. As…

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Farewell to the dumbest Senate primary ever

Nearly every politician commits an occasional gaffe, and nearly every election features at least one news cycle about something stupid that a candidate did or said….

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Capitalism has always wanted to control our bodies

Perhaps there was no more fitting of a backdrop for the announcement that the Supreme Court appears to be planning to overturn Roe v. Wade…

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Posted in #Opinion #TheRealNews Politics and Movements: International Politics and Movements: US War in Ukraine

How the war in Ukraine is being fought in the media

As is the case with any war, the war in Ukraine is being fought on many fronts: in the streets, in the financial realm, and…

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How the war in Ukraine is being fought in the media

As is the case with any war, the war in Ukraine is being fought on many fronts: in the streets, in the financial realm, and…

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Opinion | There is no wisdom in pretending that Ukraine’s neo-Nazis don’t exist

This story originally appeared in Common Dreams on March 9, 2022. It is shared here with permission under a Creative Commons (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0) license….

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Opinion | The Western Left doesn’t understand Putin–or the world outside the US

This story originally appeared in openDemocracy on March 4, 2022. It is shared here with permission under a Creative Commons (CC BY-NC 4.0) license. Here…

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Posted in #Opinion #TheRealNews Article Politics and Movements: International

Opinion | A letter to the Western Left from Kyiv

This story originally appeared in openDemocracy on Feb. 25, 2022. It is shared here with permission under a Creative Commons (CC BY-NC 4.0) license. I…

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Opinion | Prescription opioids aren’t driving the overdose crisis. Illicitly manufactured synthetic opioids are.

This story originally appeared in the Garrison Project on Feb. 15, 2022. It is shared here with permission. New recommendations for addressing the opioid crisis…

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Opinion | Everyone loses when nations forcefully limit global migration

This story originally appeared in openDemocracy on Jan. 31, 2022. It is shared here with permission under a Creative Commons (CC BY-NC 4.0) license. Free…

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Posted in #Opinion #TheRealNews Article Politics and Movements: US The Cultural Front

Opinion | The embarrassingly banal fall of a university president

This story originally appeared in The Tourist on Jan. 16, 2022. It is shared here with permission. The news of the firing of Mark Schlissel,…

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Opinion | CSX explosion in Curtis Bay should alarm Baltimore City and accelerate real change

An explosion at the CSX facility—the second largest coal export pier on the East Coast—in South Baltimore on Dec. 30 is just the latest example…

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Opinion | Nurses unions around the world mobilize against Big Pharma

This story originally appeared in Progressive International on Nov. 29, 2021. It is shared here with permission. The pandemic rages on—not by accident, but by…

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Opinion | Amazon’s hunt for public contracts generates backlash

This story originally appeared in Progressive International on Oct. 22, 2021. It is shared here with permission. In July 2021, the world witnessed Jeff Bezos’…

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Bret Baier confirms his ‘concerns’ about Tucker Carlson’s Jan. 6 documentary

Fox News anchor Bret Baier confirmed he has “concerns” about a documentary produced by the network’s leading prime-time host, Tucker Carlson, that focuses on the Jan….

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Posted in #Opinion #TheRealNews Article Economy and Inequality

‘Economic freedom’ rankings are contrived, meaningless nonsense

This story originally appeared in Jacobin on Oct. 31, 2021. It is shared here with permission. Last month, the Fraser Institute put out its annual…

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Opinion | Crime rates rise and fall. The police mostly have nothing to do with it.

This story originally appeared in the Garrison Project on Oct. 26, 2021. It is shared here with permission. Murder rates go down; people exalt policing….

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