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Democracy Needs Healthy Debates About War and Peace

Democracy Needs Healthy Debates About War and Peace

Congress spent the last “military spending” debate rehashing the culture wars — not the nearly $1 trillion Pentagon budget itself. By Jyotsna Naidu Institute for Policy Studies If there’s one thing...

Bring Back the Child Tax Credit Expansion

Bring Back the Child Tax Credit Expansion

Two years after the first payments went out, what have we learned from the prematurely abandoned Child Tax Credit expansion? Millions of children were lifted above the poverty line and racial...

The Eco Collapse We Were Warned About Has Begun

The Eco Collapse We Were Warned About Has Begun

The banners of change inspired by social and climate justice and the effective paths of this transition raised by popular movements are becoming more imperative and urgent today. By José Seoane...

Housing Is A Human Right – We Need To Recognize It

Housing Is A Human Right – We Need To Recognize It

The “Housing is a Human Right Act of 2023” introduced in Congress this past March would provide over $300 billion for housing infrastructure and combating homelessness. And California could become...

Clear the Air, Cut Military Spending

Clear the Air, Cut Military Spending

Most of us understand the need to cut carbon emissions. But a huge share of our tax dollars are funding the most carbon-intensive institution on the planet. By Alliyah Lusuegro National Priorities...

Southern Workers Defy History by Unionizing

Southern Workers Defy History by Unionizing

Many corporations choose to locate in the South because low union density enables them to pay poor wages. But now, worker power is spreading across numerous industries in the South. By Tom Conway...

No Country for Nuclear Madmen

No Country for Nuclear Madmen

"President Biden campaigned in 2020 on a promise to declare a policy of no first use of nuclear weapons. He should keep that promise, and the world should demand the same commitment from Putin." ~...