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    America’s public lands, Donald Trump told Field and Stream magazine in January 2016, are “magnificent.”
    “We have to be great stewards,” he intoned. “Keep the...
  2. How the Threat of Apocalypse Justifies American Empire

    As any casual visitor to a multiplex or a megachurch will attest, the American imagination is in the grip of apocalyptic fantasy. We continually rediscover that the end is nigh, be it in the popcult...
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    After 36 years as a political prisoner, freed Puerto Rican independence activist Oscar López Rivera received a hero’s welcome on May 18 in the streets of Chicago, where hundreds...
  4. First Charter School Teacher Strike in U.S. History Set to Begin This Week

    For the third time in eight months, Chicago charter school teachers are on the verge of going on strike.
    After a year of negotiations with management for their first contract since unionizing last...
  5. The Surprising Cross-Partisan Appeal of Single-Payer Healthcare

    In early April, a public radio program in the Rust Belt city of Rochester, N.Y., spent an hour discussing healthcare—but not, as you might expect, the GOP’s attempt to repeal and replace...
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    The first night of the California Democratic Convention got off to a dramatic start when Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez’s speech was drowned out by boos and raucous protest.
    The...
  7. As Tensions Flare Between Turkey and the Kurds, the U.S. Backs Both Sides

    On Tuesday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan made his first visit to the Donald Trump White House. The visit came amid escalating tensions between the two countries around the growing U.S....
  8. A Very Cautious Left Case for Impeachment

    The only way to defeat the GOP—Trump, Pence, Ryan and the whole gang—is to beat them politically: Erode both their base of support and the legitimacy of their worldview, and take back...
  9. Roger Ailes Is Dead, But the Damage He Did Lives On

    Roger Ailes is dead. In his personal life, he was vulgar, thuggish and frivolous. In his professional life, he is accused of sexual harassment, using his power and wealth to control female employees....
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    Illegal abuses in low-wage workplaces are largely going unreported by workers because of a realistic expectation their bosses will retaliate against them for speaking up, according to a new study...
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    Albert Einstein spent the last two decades of his life in a frustrating quest to bring together all the forces of nature into a single set of equations: a “unified field theory.” Even...
  12. Sanctuary in the Streets: How New Alliances Are Revitalizing a Past Movement

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  13. Interviews for Resistance: On the Commodification of Education

    Welcome to Interviews for Resistance. Since election night 2016, the streets of the United States have rung with resistance. People all over the country have woken up with the conviction that they...
  14. 40,000 AT&T Workers Are Set To Strike

    Around 40,000 members of the Communications Workers of America (CWA) at AT&T could walk off their jobs, starting Friday, for a three-day strike, as pressure continues to mount on the corporation to...
  15. Republicans Will Turn the NLRB into a Force for Union Busting. We Can Turn It Back.

    Here comes the anti-union crackdown.
    According to a recent Bloomberg report, Donald Trump has submitted the names of two anti-union lawyers to the FBI for vetting. This is a precursor to nominating...
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    Weeks after Attorney General Jeff Sessions re-declared the war on drugs and threatened to cut federal support to police departments that do not cooperate with the administration’s deportation...
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    When the Bankers Took Manhattan

    You might expect a book titled Fear City to be a bit more terrifying than Kim Phillips-Fein’s just-released history of New York’s famous mid-1970s cash crunch, ominously subtitled New...
  18. Another War, Another Blitzerkrieg

    When Fareed Zakaria, who famously declared that Trump won the presidency by “bullshitting,” went off the rails on CNN and asserted that our ignoramus-in-chief, by bombing airfields in...
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    This article was first posted by Labor Notes.
    Backed by a huge banner reading “Buy American—Hire American,” President Trump declared in March that his administration would make the...
  20. The Impeachment Trap: Be Careful What You Wish For

    Donald Trump’s abrupt firing of an FBI director who was leading the investigation of the Trump campaign’s possible collusion with Russia has sparked a new flurry of calls for impeachment....
  21. Interviews for Resistance: Bird-Dogging To Stop Trumpcare in the Senate

    Welcome to Interviews for Resistance. Since election night 2016, the streets of the United States have rung with resistance. People all over the country have woken up with the conviction that they...
  22. Want To Speak Out About Politics at Work? Here Are 3 Things You Need to Know.

    In the past several months, there’s been a noted uptick in political speech at work. That speech has often made national news, from Sally Yates’ dismissal as interim attorney general to...
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    On a warm and sunny Saturday afternoon, children chased each other in a grassy field while a crowd of 60 sang the chorus of "Ella’s Song," by Sweet Honey in the Rock: “We who believe in...
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    Resister’s Digest is a weekly roundup that spotlights ways readers can connect with and learn about campaigns to oppose President Donald Trump’s agenda, protect human rights and promote...
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    I first heard of Rob Quist last fall, when I saw him play in White Sulphur Springs, Mont., the conservative ranch town of 900 people where I grew up. Until recently, this is how most Montanans knew...
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