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spectacularly backfired for the right-wing oil barons by demonstrating that such a system would not only cover everyone but also save $2 trillion over a decade.

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Why Do We ‘Write Blank Checks for War’ But ‘Our Pockets Are Empty’ When It Comes to Medicare for All?

She pointed to a recent Koch Brothers-funded study that spectacularly backfired for the right-wing oil barons by demonstrating that such a system would not only cover everyone but also save $2 trillion over a decade.

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analysis targeting Medicare for All, which—in another embarrassing moment for the brothers—found that instituting such a healthcare system in the United States…

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Backfire for Koch Brothers as Survey Shows Americans Actually Want Free College, $15 Minimum Wage, and Medicare for All

The Intercept‘s report on the survey follows a Koch-funded analysis targeting Medicare for All, which—in another embarrassing moment for the brothers—found that instituting such a healthcare system in the United States…

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California Lawmakers Warned: Back Net Neutrality or “Feel Constituents’ Wrath”

“California assembly-members won't get a second chance and they need to decide immediately to either side with the public or be willing to pay the price for catering to big telecoms.”

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Former President Barack Obama Announces First Wave of Midterm Endorsements

“I’m proud to endorse such a wide and impressive array of Democratic candidates—leaders as diverse, patriotic, and big-hearted as the America they’re running to represent,” Obama said in a statement. “I’m confident that, together, they’ll strengthen this country…”

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We Have to Get Real about the Achievement Gap between Black and White Students

The most recent “Building a Grad Nation” report from America’s Promise Alliance says that, “Twenty-three states have Black-White graduation rate gaps larger than the national average, including five states…

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She is calling on all students on HBCU campuses to come together and register to vote “…in record numbers,” Senator Smith continued, “ I too am at the power of this group to make sure that we can really make America great again, and great for the right reasons.”

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Senator Smith Urges Black Voters to Get Engaged A Call to Colors Exclusive

She is calling on all students on HBCU campuses to come together and register to vote “…in record numbers,” Senator Smith continued, “ I too am at the power of this group to make sure that we can really make America great again, and great for the right reasons.”

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“Between the World and Me” – a Story of Awakening

By Ta-Nehisi Coates
In a profound work that pivots from the biggest questions about American history and ideals to the most intimate concerns of a father for his son, Ta-Nehisi Coates offers a powerful new framework for understanding our nation’s history

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New Social Network, BEAN, Expects to Facilitate $26 Billion Back into Urban Communities

BEAN Founder Darren Walker said, “BEAN is at the forefront of an economic shift. We are leveraging resources, partnerships and investors from diverse backgrounds and demographics to drive economic advancement in urban communities.

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Maxine Waters and the Truth About White Obsession With Black Intelligence

From President Thomas Jefferson to clergymen, scientists, scholars, historians and the rank and file, racist white Americans have contended that people of African descent are small- brained, genetically inferior.

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Empire in Decline, Really? The American War Machine Continues to Grow

Peace does not define U.S. foreign policy. Everything is geared toward intimidation and war. Here’s a scanner of recent maneuvers by the Trump administration that are contrary to a policy of peacemaking.

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We Need Healthcare Champions, Not Puppets: Documents Expose Big Pharma’s Scheme to Turn Democratic Candidates Against Medicare for All

Although much of the report focuses on the Hawaii race, as The Intercept notes, the Healthcare Leadership Council—which is funded by Big Pharma companies such as Pfizer and Novartis—spends more than $5 million a year…

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Amazon Prime and Prejudice: It’s Time for Closer Scrutiny of the Online Retailer’s Practice Of Selling Hate

Barbara Arnwine, the founder and president of the Transformative Justice Coalition, says that progressive lawmakers in Georgia should punish Amazon for promoting hatred and bigotry.

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