The Biggest Win for the Working Class in Generations is Within Reach

By Sen. Bernie Sanders, The Guardian While this budget is less than I had wanted, let us be clear. This proposal, if passed, will be the most consequential piece of legislation for working people,…

The Forever War Doesn’t End With Afghanistan

By Charlotte Klein, Vanity Fair-HIVE “The war on terror is about far more than, quote, unquote, ‘national security,’” he (Spencer Ackerman) told me, which might help explain why his beat is now in…

Nina Turner and AOC

Hello Somebody! Rep. Ocasio-Cortez Campaigns for Nina Turner in Cleveland

By Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams In a congressional primary race that’s been framed as part of a broader battle for the future of the Democratic Party, Nina Turner has won not only an…

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35 Years Later, Looking Back at the Founding of FAIR

By Jeff Cohen, FAIR It was 35 years ago this month that I left my beloved Venice, California, to move to New York City to launch FAIR. Not many progressive nonprofits endure 35 years, but FAIR has…

voter suppression

Naming and Shaming the Organizations, Corporations, and Billionaires Behind Voter Suppression

By John Nichols, The Nation “As of June 21, 17 states had enacted 28 laws restricting voting access. And this is just the latest wave in an almost decade-long trend of restrictive…

Rep. Ilhan Omar Questions Biden’s First Airstrike On Somalia

By Ryan Grim and Sara Sirota, The Intercept Rep. Ilhan Omar is challenging the Biden administration’s justification for its Tuesday airstrike in Somalia, which the Pentagon claimed was targeted…

Manchin Won’t Intervene to Keep WV’s Largest Generic Drug Plant Open

By Laura Flanders, The Nation Mylan’s workers were informed that the company’s new owners were closing the Morgantown flagship plant and shifting the work to India or Australia, effective July 31,…

AOC, Housing Advocates Slam ‘Reckless’ Biden Plan to Allow Evictions to Resume

By Julia Conley, Common Dreams Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was among several critics on Friday who warned that the Biden administration’s plan to allow the Centers for Disease Control and…

Israel Threatens to Leverage Anti-boycott Laws to Punish Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream

By William Roberts, Al Jazeera Ben & Jerry’s decision to stop selling ice cream in Israeli settlements in occupied Palestinian territories may prove a pivotal moment in the campaign against…

Frito-Lay workers strike

Drop the Doritos! Workers Fight Frito-Lay

By Vanessa Romer, NPR “… workers say they want more concessions before heading back into the factory. They have also called for a national boycott on Frito-Lay products, as well as those…