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Defying Leadership, House Strives to Bolster Americans’ Digital Privacy

By Sara Sirota, The Intercept In a huge win for surveillance reformers, the House Rules Committee agreed on Wednesday morning to another full chamber vote on a bipartisan proposal that would limit…

Progressives Threaten to Tank Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal If Their Demands Aren’t Met

By Jake Johnson, Common Dreams House progressives made clear Wednesday night that they are willing to vote down a newly etched bipartisan infrastructure deal unless a sweeping budget reconciliation…

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Republicans and Corporate Democrats Unite to Defeat Nina Turner

By Matthew Cunningham-Cook, The Intercept Newly released campaign finance disclosures show that Brown and a major Democratic PAC supporting her campaign have been heavily funded by donors who…

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World Leaders, #StopPlayingGames. Vaccinate the World Now

By Jake Johnson, Common Dreams With a proposed patent waiver for coronavirus vaccines still mired in fruitless talks at the World Trade Organization, U.S. President Biden is facing growing calls to…

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Despite Progressive Pressure, Democrats Continue Trump’s Cuba Policies

By Aída Chávez, The Nation This week, House Democratic leadership killed an attempt to end aspects of former President Donald Trump’s punitive Cuba policies, which have led to severe food and…

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Israeli Spyware Attacks — And How To Protect Yourself

By Internet Security Team, The Intercept An international group of journalists this month detailed extensive new evidence that spyware made by Israeli company NSO Group was used against activists,…

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Nina Turner Opponent and Clinton-Endorsed Candidate Shontel Brown Faces Potential Ethics Probe

By Walker Bragman and Andrew Perez, the Daily Poster, Newsweek With a week to go before the special primary election for Ohio’s 11th Congressional District, Democratic candidate Shontel Brown…

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Activists: Immigrant Workers are Essential, Deserve Path to Citizenship

By Michelle Chen, The Progressive Immigrant workers in hospitals, grocery stores, and farms have been heralded for their service on the front lines of the pandemic. Yet many have been left feeling…

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AOC Warns Republicans Are Laying the Groundwork to ‘Overturn Results’ of Elections

By Jake Johnson, Common Dreams Imploring the Democratic leadership to act before it’s too late, Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez warned Monday that the Republican supporters of newly…

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India Walton Readies Buffalo for Bold, Progressive Change

By John Nichols, The Nation Buffalo’s India Walton looks to be on track to become the first socialist mayor of a major American city since Milwaukee’s Frank Zeidler left office in 1960. Her…