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  • Progressive Candidates Are Pulling the Democratic Party Left, Whether the Establishment Likes It or Not

    By John Knefel, Truthout | News Analysis

    Cynthia Nixon, a lifelong New Yorker, actress, progressive advocate and candidate running for governor presented her Climate Justice Agenda on April 20, 2018, at the YMCA in the Rockaways. (Photo: Erik McGregor/Pacific Press / LightRocket via Getty Images)Cynthia Nixon, a lifelong New Yorker, actress, progressive advocate and candidate running for governor, presented her Climate Justice Agenda on April 20, 2018, at the YMCA in the Rockaways. (Photo: Erik McGregor/Pacific Press / LightRocket via Getty Images)

    Left-wing candidates are running on platforms of universal health care, racial and economic justice, and opposition to Trump. The result is an unprecedented level of enthusiasm among progressives in the run-up to the 2018 election.

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  • Cutting Capitalism Out of Our Relationships

    Cutting Capitalism Out of Our Relationships

    By William C. Anderson, Truthout | Op-Ed

    To end capitalism, we have to end capitalism both within and around us. By examining how capitalism infiltrates our own personal relationships, we can challenge a world where social change is mixed up with the thirst for wealth and fame.

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    Canary in the Coal Pond

    By Talia Buford, ProPublica | Report

    New reports provide an unprecedented look at contaminants leaking from coal ash ponds and landfills. But the chasm between information and environmental protection may deepen thanks to a proposed Trump administration rollback that would weaken requirements for polluting power plants.

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