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MORNING MESSAGE Liz Watson This Fourth Of July, We Need To Talk About Family Separation My family – like many of yours – is preparing for a holiday weekend spent celebrating our nation’s birthday with friends. The awful truth is that while we’re celebrating, thousands...

This Fourth Of July, We Need To Talk About Family Separation

My family - like many of yours - is preparing for a holiday weekend spent celebrating our nation’s birthday with friends. I’m looking forward to going swimming with my kids and watching fireworks.  The awful truth is that while we’re celebrating, thousands of migrant...

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MORNING MESSAGE Robert Borosage Bernie’s Ideas And Biden’s Burden "Anyway, my time is up. I’m sorry." Joe Biden may have been talking about the timer, but his hapless performance in his first Democratic debate imparted an ironic twist to the words. This first debate...

Bernie’s Ideas And Biden’s Burden

“Anyway, my time is up. I’m sorry.” Joe Biden may have been talking about the timer, but his hapless performance in his first Democratic debate imparted an ironic twist to the words. This first debate of the season is but one of many, but it may well mark a turn in...

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MORNING MESSAGE Susan Holmberg, Bill Lilliston We Must Tame Big Ag To Tame Climate Change "Carbon farming" — building soil vitality to pull carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere — is essential for reducing the agricultural industry’s greenhouse gas emissions. But this...

We Must Tame Big Ag To Tame Climate Change

The Democratic primary debate on Thursday night was probably the first time that soil management—as climate policy—was ever mentioned at a primetime presidential campaign event. It was also one of the first tangible mentions of farm policy in two nights of debates....

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MORNING MESSAGE Kenia Alcocer Fund Head Start, Not Internment Camps I came to this country from Mexico as a small child because my mother was escaping poverty and wanted to give my sisters and me a better life. She worked hard to make sure we had food on our table and...

Fund Head Start, Not Internment Camps

I came to this country from Mexico as a small child because my mother was escaping poverty and wanted to give my sisters and me a better life. She worked hard to make sure we had food on our table and a roof over our heads, often doing two and three jobs at a time....

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MORNING MESSAGE Leo Gerard NAFTA By Any Name Is Built For The Rich Mick Mulvaney, the millionaire who is President Trump’s acting chief of staff and director of the Office of Management and Budget, has now awarded himself another job: spokesman for labor. Referring to...

NAFTA By Any Name Is Built For The Rich

Mick Mulvaney, the millionaire who is President Trump’s acting chief of staff and director of the Office of Management and Budget, has now awarded himself another job: spokesman for labor. Referring to the proposed new NAFTA, he told the Wall Street Journal, “We know...

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