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Mexico's Diaspora Electorate

From remittances to voting power, Mexico's politicians recognize the importance of courting the support of Mexican's living in the U.S.
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The Moral Revolution America Needs

Poor people of all races are shifting the national conversation on poverty and race from "right vs. left" to "right vs. wrong"
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Rep. Keith Ellison Takes a Hard Look at New CEO Pay Ratio Data

The Minnesota lawmaker has been a champion of efforts to defend the disclosure reform from Republican attack.
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Is Trump’s Abandonment of the Iran Nuclear Deal a Prelude to War?

His advisers, as well as Israel and Saudi Arabia, will be pushing for one—which is why we have to act now to stop it.
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Building a United Working Class in North Carolina

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