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This Thanksgiving, Let's Talk About Genocide Rather Than Pilgrims and ‘Friendly Indians’
Russians Invade Afghanistan (Again!), Chinese Fight Iraq War (Again!)
Shaking the Heavens in Ferguson, Missouri
'The Most Powerful Woman in the World'
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The outspoken senator from Vermont, Congress’ only self-described socialist, said he would consider a 2016 run for the presidency if no one else with sufficiently left-wing values enters the race.
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The U.S. economy appears to have added just enough jobs in April to keep pace with population growth, and the new positions are low wage and mostly nonunion.
Here in America, based on your “pluck and drive and ambition and talent, you could rise as far as your abilities will take you.” Right? Of course not, says MSNBC host Chris Hayes.
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For all this talk about the need for more jobs, politicians and the corporate media rarely discuss whether those positions empower individuals rather than simply boosting the economy.
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