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Trump Admits He Fired Former FBI Director James Comey to Benefit Himself

During a Fox NewsIn an interview over the weekend, Trump revealed that he fired James Comey (the former director of FBI) to stop his investigation into Russian interference during the 2016 presidential election. Trump, who was speaking to Fox News’s Mark Levin about a forthcoming photo book detailing his time in the White House, discussed […]

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Baristas in Buffalo Are Poised to Unionize Using Starbucks’s Own PR Against It

Baristas with Starbucks Workers United’s organizing committee are cautiously optimistic one or more stores will soon become the first of the corporation’s locations to unionize in the United States. Tomorrow’s results are expected for three of six Starbucks locations in Buffalo, New York that have filed for union elections at the National Labor Relations Board. […]

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Progressives Ask Why Deal to Pass Debt Ceiling Can’t Be Used for Voting Rights

The Senate’s Democrats and Republicans have reached an agreement regarding the debt limit. This avoids the economic disaster that would occur if the United States government defaulted on its debts. The proposed workaround would temporarily bypass Republicans’ ability to filibuster Democrats on the debt ceiling vote — leaving many progressive advocates questioning why the measure […]

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House Passes $778 Billion Military Bill as Other Priorities Stall

The bipartisan approach to the U.S. House of Representatives late Tuesday passed a sprawling military policy bill that contains nearly twice as much funding on an annual basis as Democrats’ flagship social spending and climate bill. Stephen Miles (executive director of Win Without War) was confronted with this reality and decided to trash the organization. […]

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Students in Arizona Launch Hunger Strike to Pass Freedom to Vote Act

This article was written by Sludge, an independent investigative news site that covers money in politics. Click here for support Sludge. The U.S. Senate is currently unable to pass election reform legislation. Three major voting rights bills have been stopped from moving forward by Republican filibusters. A group of activists in Arizona has launched a […]

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As Columbia’s Endowment Grows to $14 Billion, Student Workers Demand Living Wage

In the largest strike happening right now in the United States, 3,000 student workers at New York City’s Columbia University are on their fifth week of strike. Today, the student workers are asking for help to shut down Columbia University. Striking student worker, Johannah King-Slutzky, accuses Columbia’s administration of an “illegal form of retaliation” for […]

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America Should Be Shining the Light of Liberty, Not Government

The Biden administration is hosting, in upcoming days, a “Summit for Democracy,” in which 110 nations worldwide have been invited to participate in this global virtual event. The U.S. State Department notes that the purpose is “setting forth an affirmative agenda for democratic renewal and to tackle the greatest threats faced by democracies through collective […]

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Justice Department Sues Texas Over Racist Congressional Maps

On Monday, the Department of Justice announced that it is suing Texas over Republicans’ newly-drawn congressional maps, Which marginalizeLatinx people, and other nonwhite communities, have a disproportionate influence on white voters. It is available in its lawsuit, the Justice Department says that the Texas legislature “refused to recognize the State’s growing [non-white] electorate” in their […]

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US Tax Code Is Complicit in Helping Real Estate and Oil Tycoons Game the System

Here’s a tale of two Stephen Rosses. Real life Stephen Ross, the founder of Related Companies, a global company best known for developing the Time Warner Center in Manhattan and Hudson Yards in Manhattan was a huge winner between 2008-2017. He became the second-wealthiest real estate titan in America, almost doubling his net worth over […]

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Missouri Organizers Begin Signature Drive for Ballot Measure to Legalize Pot

Last week, organizers started a ballot initiative to make Missouri the 19th U.S. state to legalize recreational marijuana use. Legal Missouri 2022The organization behind the measure,, hopes to collect enough signatures to put the initiative on the November ballot. in time for next year’s midterm elections. If passed, all adults over 21 years of age […]

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