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07 Jun 2017

California Plan For Single-Payer System Must Confront Political Obstacles To Succeed

Generating support for single-payer health care is important, but it will never succeed without planning for the trade-offs necessary to make it work.

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07 Jun 2017

The Forgotten Residents Of Flint Still In Throes Of Deadly Water Crisis

As media focuses on national politics, Flint residents with debt and no access to clean water feel forgotten and believe pressure was taken off officials.

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07 Jun 2017

Around The Empire – Episode 22: Shadow Wars And The Manchester Bombing

Author and scholar Dr. Christopher Davidson discusses manipulation of the Middle East by Western powers, the strategic use of extremist groups, and more.

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06 Jun 2017

Notes On The Trump Justice Department’s First Leak Prosecution

Reality Winner is the first person to be charged with violating the Espionage Act under President Donald Trump’s administration.

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06 Jun 2017

Protest Song Of The Week: ‘What Is This Hell​?​’ by HARAM

Haram is a New York City hardcore band whose debut EP شو بتشوف؟ (“What Do You See​?​”) was released in 2016 by the underground punk label Toxic State. The band’s vocalist is Nader Haram, a Muslim American from Yonkers, NY whose family moved to New York in the 80s to

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A sign carried at the D.C. March For Truth has tinges of homophobia. Photo by kellybdc on Flickr.
05 Jun 2017

‘March For Truth’: The Perils Of Claiming Trump Is Under Russia’s Influence—Without Proof

Democrats demand the country focus on Russia’s alleged election interference without proof instead of advancing a platform that can compete with Trump.

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Maya Schenwar, editor-in-chief of Truthout and author of "Locked Down, Locked Out: Why Prison Doesn't Work and How We Can Do Better."
03 Jun 2017

Beyond Prisons – Episode 6: Mothering Under Surveillance feat. Maya Schenwar

Brian and Kim speak with Maya Schenwar about her book, “Locked Down, Locked Out: Why Prison Doesn’t Work and How We Can Do Better.”

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02 Jun 2017

Manchester Bombing Connected To Intervention In Libya

Despite initial claims by the British government, it is now clear that Salman Abedi, the man responsible for the bombing of an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, was not a “lone wolf” but a member of terrorist network living in the United Kingdom under the protection of the government.

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Still image of Hillary Clinton speaking at Code 2017. Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KgdJlzuaJ6k
01 Jun 2017

Hillary Clinton’s Post-Truth Claims About Why She Lost To Trump

Donald Trump is often described as a “post-truth” president. Yet, Hillary Clinton has crafted her own alternative reality about why she lost the 2016 election.

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31 May 2017

Five Songs Of Resistance: Nina Simone

“Give me my equality,” sang the genius Nina Simone in 1963, looking racist America straight in the eye. Singer, songwriter, pianist, and activist, Simone’s work was radical and revolutionary. Musically, Simone was brilliantly innovative, drawing from her classical piano training, her experiences working in jazz clubs, as well as blues,

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