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How Silicon Valley Millionaires Stole Progressivism

In the battle against displacement in San Francisco, defenders of democracy are denounced as reactionaries, while agents of capital are lauded as revolutionaries.

by Zelda Bronstein

As the online behemoth strengthens its monopoly over the marketplace, publishers, like bookstores, are in a fight for survival.
Posted Jul 16 2014 - 1:41pm
Opponents of marijuana-law reform insist that legalization is dangerous—but the biggest threat is to their own bottom line.
Posted Jul 1 2014 - 9:03pm
Shady magnates and corrupt politicians from all over the globe are stashing their ill-gotten wealth in luxurious Manhattan apartments.
Posted Jul 3 2014 - 9:00am

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Averting planetary disaster will mean forcing fossil fuel companies to give up at least $10 trillion in wealth.

By pouring money into politics, pesticide companies have beat back attempts to protect the public.

Most states shut down their debtors’ prisons more than 100 years ago; in 2005, Harpersville, Alabama, opened one back up.

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Since June, San Diego and Los Angeles have passed a trio of minimum wage increases. Which city will be next?

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As the online behemoth strengthens its monopoly over the marketplace, publishers, like bookstores, are in a fight for survival.

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