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Issue: Can a Blue Wave Save America?

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The radical social justice of the early Christian Gospel and its good news for our own day.  Read more

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Senator Carl Levin was the Senate's exemplary investigator of corporate tax scams.  Read more

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Most employees loathe their managers, but haven't found a way to go union. Read more

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The Trump administration is undermining research in key areas, but the scientific enterprise continues within the government largely as it was—at least so far.  Read more

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Their sheer market power destroys rivals and abuses data of users. Read more

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If you build it, they will come—but not if the system is skimpy and unreliable. Read more

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A bold three-part proposal to introduce ranked-choice voting and proportional representation—and to abolish primaries Read more

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The private equity business model is to strip assets from companies that they acquire. The latest victims: retail grocery chains Read more

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Trump isn’t wrong to criticize the trading system. But his policies won’t fix it. Read more

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López Obrador’s victory ousted Mexico’s establishment. If U.S. and Canadian progressives work with him, they just might create a more democratic continent. Read more

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A new book argues it was a struggle over identity. Read more

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Through local action, Democrats this November have a chance to untilt the playing field in every state that now has an extreme partisan gerrymander.  Read more

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The Trump administration's treatment of migrant children as potential criminals has meant lengthy incarcerations for thousands—and an unwelcome shift in mission for the government's children welfare specialists.  Read more

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He’s running to unseat one of the last remaining moderate Republicans—and he’s running on the left. Read more

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A largely millennial movement, with a surprisingly broad base of support, has staked its claim on the nation’s political discourse and direction. Read more

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If you miss voting in an election in Ohio, Republicans make you ineligible to vote in the next one. This year, Democrats are working hard to get Ohioans back on the rolls.  Read more

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This purple state remains a plum target for hackers foreign and domestic, and its history of suppressive voting measures complicates efforts at reform.  Read more

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In control of the gerrymandered legislature, Republicans are trying to strip power from the courts and the governor.  The Democrats are fighting them at the polls. Read more

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How hard-won expansion of voting possibilities could raise turnout, boost the wave—and help our democracy Read more

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An ordinary wave in November won't be enough. Democrats need a big majority of votes to get even a small majority of seats. And failure could unleash Trump. Read more

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