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Election Day Brought Thrilling Victory—and Devastating Defeat—to the Housing Movement
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Election Day Brought Thrilling Victory—and Devastating Defeat—to the Housing Movement
Source The National

Rent-control supporters march past the Capitol in Sacramento, California, on April 23, 2018. (AP Photo / Rich Pedroncelli) As all eyes were turned...

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Rereading Alinsky in Baltimore
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Rereading Alinsky in Baltimore
Source The National

On a Tuesday in August, a community organizer named Terrell Williams paced the floor of Zion Baptist Church in East Baltimore. It looked like every...

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How Progressives Can Make Change on Election Day—No Matter What Happens with Congress
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How Progressives Can Make Change on Election Day—No Matter What Happens with Congress
Source The National

In less than 36 hours, the nail-biting will be over. At last we’ll know whether Donald Trump and his Congressional cronies will enjoy two more...

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Is This the Year That Democrats Finally Turn Around the States?
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Is This the Year That Democrats Finally Turn Around the States?
Source The National

Campaign volunteers sign-in at a Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party office in Minnesota, October 27, 2018. (Reuters / Brian Snyder) After an unexpected...

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How Marriott Fuels Racial Inequality
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How Marriott Fuels Racial Inequality
Source The National

Hotel workers strike in front of a Marriott hotel in San Francisco on October 4, 2018. (AP Photo / Ben Margot) When more than 7,000 workers at...

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A New York Community Fights to Keep a Psychiatric Ward in Its Own Backyard
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A New York Community Fights to Keep a Psychiatric Ward in Its Own Backyard
Source The National

Demonstrators hope to save the psychiatric ward at Manhattan's Allen Hospital; administrators want more space for a spinal surgery unit. (Elizabeth...

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‘It’s Time to Get Pissed Off’: In Montana, a Labor Standoff Has National Implications
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‘It’s Time to Get Pissed Off’: In Montana, a Labor Standoff Has National Implications
Source The National

Senator Jon Tester meets with striking union members outside Imerys Talc America Inc. in Three Forks, Montana, on October 13. (Reuters / Jim...

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Can You Copyright a Quilt?
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Can You Copyright a Quilt?
Source The National

Gee's Bend quilter Mary Lee Bendolph in front of one of her quilts in an exhibit at Boston's Museum of Fine Arts, May 21, 2005. (AP Photo / Chitose...

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Trump Has Found a New Way to Make Immigrant Families Suffer
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Trump Has Found a New Way to Make Immigrant Families Suffer
Source The National

Rosa, an undocumented immigrant, used to receive about $190 per month from the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, but she...

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Tenants Are Fighting Eviction Before It Starts
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Tenants Are Fighting Eviction Before It Starts
Source The National

A protest of Governor Andrew Cuomo's housing policies in New York City, June 2018. (Photo courtesy of Joel Solow) Every day in New York, working...

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The Most Important Office in the Trump Era Isn’t at the Top of the Ballot
News 2 months ago
The Most Important Office in the Trump Era Isn’t at the Top of the Ballot
Source The National

Democrat Justin Nelson (left) is running against incumbent Ken Paxton. New York’s Tish James promises to oppose and investigate the president. (L:...

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Immigrant Families Living in the US Are Still Fighting for Their Right to Stay Together
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Immigrant Families Living in the US Are Still Fighting for Their Right to Stay Together
Source The National

Mateo Barrera, 4, originally from El Salvador, whose family members benefit from Temporary Protected Status, attends a news conference in Los...

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The Wealth Defense Industry
News 2 months ago
The Wealth Defense Industry
Source The National

The most interesting part of The New York Times report on Trump’s wealth wasn’t that his daddy set him up for success, but the way in which the...

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