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Hillary Iowa

From trade deals to living-wage campaigns to student-debt relief, whose side is candidate Clinton on?

It will not only forestall a Mideast arms race; it could lead to resolution of a number of other regional crises.

Tax breaks for childcare will be a disaster. Luckily, we know a better way.

Weather Underground

Bryan Burrough’s new book should lead us to ask why extremists are so frequently able to hijack movements fighting for social justice.

The United Kingdom’s political landscape is now as fractured and unruly as its society.

The Democratic front-runner would be wise to go all in for this necessary reform.

But more often than not, states are preventing workers from securing unemployment benefits.

As trade legislation finally proceeds to a vote, a top Democrat announced he cannot support fast-track authority.

Debt collection

More and more, mainstream political campaigns are dressing up fundraising pleas with the scary language of collection agencies. 

The best live shows, audiobooks and Eric's funeral playlist: it's all inside today's Altercation.

Brigadier General James Linder

The US military publicly insists its presence in Africa is negligible. Is that why they call it an American “battlefield” behind closed doors?

More education helps an individual woman earn better, but it doesn’t erase the gender wage gap.

"The rush of modern civilization itself has raised for us new difficulties, new problems which must be solved..."

"The chapters in which Steinbeck halts the story to editorialize about American life are sometimes useful, but oftener pretentious and flatulent."

The late author influenced a whole generation of Latin American leftists. 

Eduardo Galeano taught us not to be embarrassed for refusing to acclimate to the horrors of the present.

(Reuters/Roman Baluk)

The law, still to be signed by the president, is more about silencing the left than anything else.

Iran flag

Every time Washington has committed another blunder in the Middle East, Iran has stepped in to take advantage.

Judith Malina and Julian Beck

The founder of the Living Theater was absolute about her principles as a pacifist anarchist, yet never dismissive or judgmental toward those who didn’t share them.

Wells Fargo workers are protesting the bank’s predatory practices.