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MORNING MESSAGE Alyssa Aguilera, Jeremy Saunders Our Fight For Freedom Is Far From Over New York’s City Council has voted to allow the construction of four new jails as part of a plan to close Rikers Island, where thousands of New Yorkers are jailed. The vast majority...

Our Fight For Freedom Is Far From Over

Our Fight For Freedom Is Far From Over

New York’s City Council has voted to allow the construction of four new jails as part of a plan to close Rikers Island, where thousands of New Yorkers are jailed. The vast majority are there without convictions because they can’t afford bail, or locked up when their...

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MORNING MESSAGE Isaac Grimm Shining A Light On New Hampshire’s Housing Crisis Spotlights hit New Hampshire every four years, when presidential candidates roll into town. For months, we trip over them everywhere – at diners, supermarkets, town halls, and on small-town...

Shining A Light On New Hampshire’s Housing Crisis

Shining A Light On New Hampshire’s Housing Crisis

Spotlights hit New Hampshire every four years, when presidential candidates roll into town. For months, we trip over them everywhere - at diners, supermarkets, town halls, and on small-town street corners.  Every candidate is hoping we, as first-in-the-nation primary...

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MORNING MESSAGE Joy Blackwood Is Speaking Up For Medicare For All A Crime? As a longtime D.C.-area advocate, I’ve visited Capitol Hill and Members of Congress many times. But never before have I felt I might face arrest for exercising my constitutional rights! On...

Is Speaking Up For Medicare For All A Crime?

Is Speaking Up For Medicare For All A Crime?

As a longtime D.C.-area advocate, I’ve visited Capitol Hill and Members of Congress many times. But never before have I felt I might face arrest for exercising my constitutional rights! Capitol Police are actively stopping us from delivering #MedicareForAll petitions...

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MORNING MESSAGE James Mumm Shutting Things Down To Open Things Up Have you heard about the life-affirming, healing power of direct action? You might need it. You may think direct action — the kind of protest that directly confronts power and shifts it from the hands...

Shutting Things Down To Open Things Up

Shutting Things Down To Open Things Up

Have you heard about the life-affirming, healing power of direct action? You might need it. You may think direct action — the kind of protest that directly confronts power and shifts it from the hands of the few to those of the many — is something you do when...

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MORNING MESSAGE Tom Conway American Democracy is Not A Charity Case America’s very democracy is dying because billionaires amass ever more wealth—and thus ever more political power—while everyone else struggles with less. Less money. But, just as importantly, less...

American Democracy is Not a Charity Case

American Democracy is Not a Charity Case

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, America’s fourth-richest person, finally admitted that no one deserves to accumulate as much wealth as he has. But hey, he says, at least he plans to give a lot of his $69.6 billion net worth to charity. That’s nice. But it’s not enough...

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