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As young community leaders take office and a progressive power base grows, machine politics is losing its grip on the Big Apple.
Since June, San Diego and Los Angeles have passed a trio of minimum wage increases. Which city will be next?
In the battle against displacement in San Francisco, defenders of democracy are denounced as reactionaries, while agents of capital are lauded as revolutionaries.
Shady magnates and corrupt politicians from all over the globe are stashing their ill-gotten wealth in luxurious Manhattan apartments.
Ras Baraka wants to reclaim New Jersey’s largest city from charter schools and Wall Street.
A minimum-wage pre-emption measure, backed by the hotel industry and signed by Governor Chafee, has been met with hunger strikes, electoral challenges and protests.
Private equity firms are laying the foundation for the next financial crash in the rubble of the last one—and it’s already cost one child her life.
We can do it by calling for reforms that shift control of the economy away from corporate giants.
According to the right-wing media’s script, of course not.
With friends like this, who needs Republicans.
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