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AOC and Bernie Put Postal Banking Back on the Agenda
News 1 week ago
AOC and Bernie Put Postal Banking Back on the Agenda
Source The National

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Senator Bernie Sanders just put postal banking back where it belongs: high on the agenda of those who...

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Liberal America’s Single-Family Hypocrisy
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Liberal America’s Single-Family Hypocrisy
Source The National

If I asked my neighbors in San Francisco if they'd support a policy that reduces fossil-fuel consumption, protects unspoiled wildlands, increases...

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Why South Africans Are Talking About Land Expropriation
News 2 weeks ago
Why South Africans Are Talking About Land Expropriation
Source The National

Chiti Makwetu's farm is a long way away from the main road. That, he believes, is why his government has been ignoring him. One day last September,...

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#BlockSidewalk’s War Against Google in Canada
News 3 weeks ago
#BlockSidewalk’s War Against Google in Canada
Source The National

In October 2017, Sidewalk Labs, a subsidiary of Google's parent company, Alphabet, announced a partnership with the government agency Waterfront...

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Hedge-Fund Ownership Cost Sears Workers Their Jobs. Now They're Fighting Back.
News 3 weeks ago
Hedge-Fund Ownership Cost Sears Workers Their Jobs. Now They're Fighting Back.
Source The National

Bruce Miller got a job at a Sears in Tom's River, New Jersey, "fresh out of high school," he said. He didn't have any experience other than...

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A Beloved Soccer Coach Faces Deportation Thanks to Trump’s Immigration Policies
News 1 month ago
A Beloved Soccer Coach Faces Deportation Thanks to Trump’s Immigration Policies
Source The National

His name is Agbegnigan Amouzou, but he is known throughout Montgomery and Prince George's County suburbs as Coach Fofo. This extraordinary, much...

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A Former Oil-Industry Lobbyist Is Now In Charge of America’s Public Lands
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A Former Oil-Industry Lobbyist Is Now In Charge of America’s Public Lands
Source The National

It's been a rough couple of months for David Bernhardt. Since his nomination to serve as Interior secretary in early February, the former oil...

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In a First, Palestinians File a Legal Challenge in the US to Israel’s Settlement Enterprise
News 2 months ago
In a First, Palestinians File a Legal Challenge in the US to Israel’s Settlement Enterprise
Source The National

A map of Airbnb listings for rentals in Israeli settlements. Randa Wahbe is a United States citizen with West Bank residency who is studying for a...

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White Women Prospered on the Brutality of the Slave Economy
News 2 months ago
White Women Prospered on the Brutality of the Slave Economy
Source The National

By 1836, Sarah Barnes had become something of an Alabama magnate. She owned a home, land, rental properties, 10 stocks in a local bank in Mobile,...

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Capitalism Is Responsible for Your Depressing Office Building
News 2 months ago
Capitalism Is Responsible for Your Depressing Office Building
Source The National

John Ruskin never set foot in Brooklyn. But if he were to walk through certain parts of Williamsburg or Bushwick today, two centuries after his...

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The Amazon Deal Was Not Brought Down by a Handful of Politicians
News 2 months ago
The Amazon Deal Was Not Brought Down by a Handful of Politicians
Source The National

Last week, on a bright, brisk Monday afternoon in New York City, about 30 people huddled together on a street corner in the heart of the...

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News 3 months ago
Is New York City’s Public Housing Ready for the Next Storm?
Source The National

More than six years after Superstorm Sandy inundated the Brooklyn neighborhood of Red Hook with nearly six feet of floodwater, a local resident...

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News 3 months ago
Reckoning With the Man Who Sold Architecture to the Masses
Source The National

Philip Johnson displaying a model of a proposed addition to New York’s Museum of Broadcasting, 1988. (Photo by AP Photo / Ed Bailey) There have...

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News 4 months ago
How to Respond to LeBron James
Source The National

LeBron James sparked a torrent of criticism this week for an Instagram post. Before getting into the content of what he posted, it’s worth noting...

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News 5 months ago
Is This the Turning Point in the Fight Against Amazon?
Source The National

The holiday shopping frenzy took on a wild twist at a Robbinson, New Jersey, Amazon fulfillment center when a robot—one of an army of mechanized...

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News 5 months ago
What It’s Like to Work at Amazon?
Source The National

The video opens with a young man named Taylor introducing himself. He is sitting in a room with posters of video games papering the walls. A...

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