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More voters than ever oppose capitalism. That fact has profound implications for the 2020 presidential election, but also for the future of the entire U.S. and global economy.
The fight for Medicare for All received a two-handed boost from tens of thousands of doctors on Monday when the American College of Physicians—in a move described as a "seachange for the medical professions"—officially endorsed a single-payer system as among only one of two possible ways to impr
The Trump administration is changing the definition of what qualifies as "waters of the United States," tossing out an Obama-era regulation that had enhanced protections for wetlands and smaller waterways.
History is a good teacher. If we pay attention to her, she reminds us that populations don’t become monstrous overnight, that nations don’t abandon humanity in a single moment, that generational human rights atrocities don’t form in an instant or in a vacuum.
About 900,000 veterans and 5,000 active duty troops face cuts in their food stamp benefits beginning Thursday as $5 billion is automatically trimmed from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) program for low-income families.
The U.S. federal budget deficit for fiscal year 2019 is $985 billion. FY 2019 covers October 1, 2018, through September 30, 2019. The deficit occurs because the U.S. government spending of $4.407 trillion is higher than its revenue of $3.422 trillion.
At an intense level of combined heat and humidity—a “wet bulb” reading of 35 degrees Celsius, hotter and more humid than humans have ever experienced—the air will become so muggy that people can’t sweat and their organs begin to shut down.
One in every 200 people in Britain is homeless – sleeping on the streets or stuck in temporary accommodation, including hostels and B&Bs, according to analysis from housing charity Shelter.
Sources reviewed this article for accuracy. For Sicangu Lakota water protector Cheryl Angel, Standing Rock helped her define what she stands against: an economy rooted in extraction of resources and exploitation of people and planet.
President Donald Trump blasted top military officials as “losers” and “a bunch of dopes and babies” for a lack of success in the recent wars during a tense meeting early in his presidency that set a negative tone for the relationship between the Pentagon and White House, according to a new b
It’s one of the most hotly contested areas of dieting: How much do carbohydrates matter when it comes to weight loss? If you ask a number of celebrities and authors of diet books, it’s pasta, bread, and cookies that stand between you and a svelte physique.
No matter how President Trump’s impeachment trial plays out in the Senate, one thing is certain: Despite the incontrovertible facts at the center of the story, the process will change very few minds.
We don’t buy things with money, we buy them with hours from our life. This is a life-changing principle. When we begin to see our purchases through the lens of exchanging life, rather than dollar bills, we can better appreciate the weight of our purchases and understand their full cost.
June 22 (UPI) -- A study for the U.N. Human Rights Council has concluded 40 million people in the United States live in poverty -- and more than half of those live in "extreme" or "absolute" poverty. The 20-page report by Philip Alston, U.N.
Frank Luntz is a strategist and pollster who has worked on behalf of the Republican Party for nearly three decades.
Luntz's candid, full interview was conducted with FRONTLINE during the making of the two-part January 2020 documentary series “America's Great Divide: From Obama to Trump.”
The study, published in the influential open access journal PLOS Medicine, is a systematic review of 22 single payer plans from 18 studies, published between 1991 and 2018, including 8 national cases and 14 state-level plans.
In an unusual move for the Sunday talk show circuit, NBC's Meet the Press with Chuck Todd devoted its entire program Sunday to discussing climate change, and only interviewed people who acknowledge that it is a serious threat.
Brazil's culture minister has been sacked after using parts of a speech by Nazi Germany's propaganda chief Joseph Goebbels in a video, sparking outrage. In the clip posted on the ministry's Twitter page, Roberto Alvim detailed an award for "heroic" and "national" art.
According to the Associated Press, millions of gallons of water per day filled with arsenic, lead, and other toxins are flowing from mining sites in to U.S. streams and ponds without being treated.
It is becoming conventional wisdom that US President Donald Trump will be tough to beat in November, because, whatever reservations about him voters may have, he has been good for the American economy. Nothing could be further from the truth.
The Trump administration is preparing to further dismantle environmental regulations by vastly reducing the reach of federal protections for streams and wetlands — delivering a major win for farmers, developers, miners and oil and gas producers.
The nonpartisan government oversight group Democracy 21 on Friday filed a formal complaint with the U.S.
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Warmer-than-normal temperatures this winter have put the ice concentration levels on Lake Erie far below average for this time of the year. In fact, as of Jan. 15, 2020, the National Weather Service says there is no ice on Lake Erie.
Being in an abusive relationship can be extremely traumatic. Many people who are with abusive partners try to leave, but can’t. Abusers tend to threaten extreme danger to their partners, and even their partner’s families and friends if they try to leave.
The Lucas County treasurer has again filed for foreclosure against the out-of-town owner of the downtown Spitzer, Fifth Third Center, and Port Lawrence ...
President Donald Trump gave new details about the airstrike that killed Iranian Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani at a private dinner with donors Friday night at his Mar-a-Lago resort.
David Wurmser was a longtime advocate of war with Iraq in the Bush administration. Eventually, he got what he wanted, and it was a total disaster. Now, Wurmser again has the ear of a president — this time, Donald Trump — and his sights are set firmly on Iran.
Cats live in a quarter of Western households. Allergies to them are common and can be dangerous. A new approach targets the primary trouble-causing allergen.
There is no science-based rationale for the ruthless and gruesome wildlife killing contests that are held all across Michigan, in which participants compete for cash and prizes for killing the most coyotes, foxes and bobcats as possible.
Once considered a nuisance, more and more “weeds” are making their way into the kitchen and onto the menus of high-end restaurants Farmers and gardeners are giving up fighting many of the invasive plants they once considered “weeds,” and selling them to chefs, CSAs and health food stores, ma
On the heels of new research showing that the world's oceans are rapidly warming, scientists revealed Wednesday that a huge patch of hot water in the northeast Pacific Ocean dubbed "the blob" was to blame for killing about one million seabirds.
This is a wonderfully counter intuitive finding from the new Credit Suisse Wealth Report. There’re more poor people in America than there are in China. No, really, this is true, when measuring by wealth.
An all-Republican panel of President Trump’s National Labor Relation Board (NLRB) recently ruled that janitors in San Francisco violated the law when they picketed in front of their workplace to win higher wages, better working conditions and freedom from sexual harassment in their workplace.
Music video by Rage Against The Machine performing Interview with Noam Chomsky (from The Battle Of Mexico City). (C) 2000 Epic Records, a division of Sony Music Entertainmenthttp://vevo.ly/DOh6Hf
As the world’s business elites trek to Davos for their annual gathering, people should be asking a simple question: Have they overcome their infatuation with US President Donald Trump?
A free, prerelease screening of the documentary Invisible Hand will be shown at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at the Maumee Indoor Theatre, 601 Conant St. While not ...
The president has shown us exactly what happens when good people do nothing.
The activists alerted the oil companies of their actions, filmed it and waited patiently for authorities to arrive and arrest them, as The Guardian reported. For a few hours, the oil stopped flowing. Those pipelines carried 15 percent of the daily U.S. oil consumption in 2016.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was branded a "perjurer" Thursday by former President George W. Bush's ethics chief, after the Republican senator took an oath swearing impartiality in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.
Seven people were killed in a bizarre religious ritual in a jungle community in Panama, in which indigenous residents were rounded up by about 10 lay preachers and tortured, beaten, burned and hacked with machetes to make them "repent their sins," authorities said Thursday.
Lev Parnas, an indicted associate of Rudy Giuliani, alleged on Wednesday that Vice President Mike Pence, Attorney General Bill Barr, and Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., were involved in the Ukraine scheme at the center of President Donald Trump's impeachment.
A new Wild West has taken root not far from Tombstone, Arizona, known to many for its faux-historical reenactments of the old West.
Workers are a key pillar of the US economy. The payroll taxes that the government collects from their wages sustains two critical programs that benefit tens of millions of Americans: Social Security and Medicare. However, they're now shouldering more of the tax burden compared to corporations.
Iran will pursue war-crimes charges against President Donald Trump at the International Criminal Court in the Hague over the January 3 assassination of its top commander, Gen.
Environmentalists are accusing the Trump administration of committing another act of “climate censorship” after a U.S.
The bill — the Parental Oversight of Public Libraries Act or House Bill 2044 — aims to add several provisions to the state’s funding law for public libraries.
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration disclosed on Friday that there were 20 emails between a top aide to President Donald Trump’s acting chief of staff and a colleague at the White House’s Office of Management and Budget discussing the freeze of a congressionally mandated military aid package
The United States and China are set to sign a partial trade agreement this week in Washington that appears to signal a pullback from grinding tensions between the world’s two largest economies.
The White House has said that it believed Trump was acting within his legal authority.
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