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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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MORNING MESSAGE Sam Pizzigati New York Points A New Way Forward For The Nation What happens at America’s state level can sometimes reverse the political momentum of the entire nation. We experienced just such a reversal in 1978, when California conservatives pushed...

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