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  • 04.07.18

    5 Reasons The NRA Is Wrong

    The next time you hear someone repeating pro-gun NRA propaganda, respond with these five points....

    The next time you hear someone repeating pro-gun NRA propaganda, respond with these five points.

    Tags: Gun Laws, NRA, Guns
  • 03.22.18

    The Gun Control Debate: What Debate?

    Too often, when you raise the issue of guns in this country, it sparks highly divisive rhetoric with both sides drawing lines in the sand and pointing their arrows at each other. Caught in the middle, we see the faces and hear the voices of children who've witnessed the slaughter of their friends and teachers and w...

    Too often, when you raise the issue of guns in this country, it sparks highly divisive rhetoric with both sides drawing lines in the sand and pointing their arrows at each other. Caught in the middle, we see the faces and hear the voices of children who’ve witnessed the slaughter of their friends and teachers and who are crying out for action. The question is, will we hear them? Will we care enough to do something about it?

  • 03.20.18

    The Sanders Institute Talks: A National Jobs Guarantee

    Dr. Jane O'Meara Sanders talks with Dr. Stephanie Kelton about the results of a new report on creating a national jobs guarantee program. The full report will be released through the Levy Institute in April, 2018. Dr. Kelton co-authored the report with L. Randall Wray, Flavia Dantas, Scott Fullwiler, Pavlina R. Tch...

    Dr. Jane O'Meara Sanders talks with Dr. Stephanie Kelton about the results of a new report on creating a national jobs guarantee program.The full report will be released through the Levy Institute in April, 2018. Dr. Kelton co-authored the report with 

  • 03.15.18

    A Labor-Based Movement For Medicare for All

    Healthcare is the crossroads where the assault on workers meets the juggernaut of "crony capitalism." That's the term used by the mainstream neo-classical and Nobel prize-winning economist Angus Deaton to describe the coziness between the healthcare industry and its government "regulators."...

    Healthcare is the crossroads where the assault on workers meets the juggernaut of “crony capitalism.” That’s the term used by the mainstream neo-classical and Nobel prize-winning economist Angus Deaton to describe the coziness between the healthcare industry and its government “regulators.” 

  • 03.01.18

    Harry Belafonte On His Inspirations, Activism, and Confronting Racism

    "Artists are the gatekeepers of truth."...

    "Artists are the gatekeepers of truth." 

  • 02.15.18

    America Doesn’t Have More Crime Than Other Rich Countries. It Just Has More Guns.

    This article from Vox answers the question: "Why does the US have such a high rate of gun murders, by far the highest in the developed world? Is it because of guns, or is there something else going on?" It finds that America does not have a higher crime rate than other developed countries, the issue is that the cr...Read More

    Tags: Guns
  • 01.19.18

    Citizens United: The Legacy

    Most people have heard of "Citizens United." It is considered one of the most influential Supreme Court cases of the 21st century - a decision that significantly altered the interaction between money and politics in modern America. Since the 2010 Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission (FEC) Supreme Court d...

    Most people have heard of “Citizens United.” It is considered one of the most influential Supreme Court cases of the 21st century – a decision that significantly altered the interaction between money and politics in modern America.

    Since the 2010 Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission (FEC) Supreme Court decision, countless academics and experts have talked about it, and thousands of people have come out to protest against it.

    But what is it and what effect has it had on politics in America?

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