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Tim Faust Lays Out the Case for Radical Change in ‘Health Justice Now: Single Payer and What Comes Next’

by Abby Cartus There’s a quotation often attributed to Big Bill Haywood, co-founder of the Industrial Workers of the World: “I’ve never read Marx’s Capital, but I have the marks of capital all over me.” Usually considered to be a literal nod to Haywood’s long history of bruising encounters with the shock troops of capital—police…

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The Spinning Game

by Seth Garben

… Well, I was there when the spinning game was invented. Or perhaps it is more accurate to say, I was there when the spinning game came into being. For to imply that any one person at that fateful dinner party authored it, or even to assert that it was a “group effort”, would be misleading, would border even on the hubristic.

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Elizabeth Warren’s Apology to Native Peoples Was Woefully Inadequate

Trust comes with daring to put the ethical obligations of mutual respect before politics. This is what being in good relations means. As a Cherokee, that is what matters to me. I cannot help but ask if Elizabeth Warren is actually demonstrating that she is in good relations with us.

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Hack A Bird, Save A Landfill: Reclaiming the Commons from Silicon Valley

by Daniel Uncapher Cover image (The Atlantic/Getty): “Because of overcapacity at launch, over 10,000 bike-share service bicycles were abandoned at a bicycle graveyard on January 13, 2018 in Xiamen, Fujian, China.” All other photos by author, unless otherwise noted.   Revelations in Personal Mobility at the Santa Monica Pier I came to California in November…

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BREAKING: DSA votes to endorse Open Borders and a Green New Deal program at Atlanta Convention

Delegates of the Democratic Socialists of America convened in Atlanta for their 2019 National Convention, where they overwhelmingly voted in favor of resolutions that, among other things, call for open borders and endorsing a Green New Deal program.

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