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The Big Pharma Family that Brought Us the Opioid Crisis

Who will bring to justice the billionaires who have profited so royally from addiction?
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Racism is Literally Killing African-American Mothers

The chronic stress of racism endangers black moms of all kinds — from Serena Williams to Erica Garner.
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I’m an Eagle Scout, and I Don’t Want Pipelines in My Wilderness

A gas pipeline would put a gash the size of a 12-lane highway along the Appalachian Trail. Is nothing sacred?
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Why We Need to Remember the Iraq War—As Well as the Global Resistance to It

The Middle East is still suffering from the consequences of the US invasion 15 years ago.
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A New Landmark in CEO-Worker Pay Ratio Disclosure

Honeywell has just revealed a 333:1 gap between the compensation of the 143,000-employee firm's top executive and most typical workers.
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The Ideology That Unites Trump and the Authoritarians He Admires

It's about propping up "besieged majorities" in multiethnic countries.
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Trump Hates the Poor

Trump's budget proposal has something to hurt almost everyone, but it's a perfect storm for the poor.
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Emmanuel Macron Was Supposed to Be the Anti-Trump. He’s Not.

The French darling of American liberals is slashing taxes for the rich and cracking down on immigrants.

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    February 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm at Busboys & Poets – 14th & V

    An IPS and Indie Lens Pop-Up Film and community conversation about the most important, yet least-known, activists in American history who tirelessly led the fight for racial and labor justice, becoming one of the most defiant feminists of the 20th century.

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