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  • Suicide on the Great Sioux Nation

    By Jason Coppola, Truthout | Report

    A sign at the entrance to Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. (Photo: Jason Coppola)A sign at the entrance to Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. (Photo: Jason Coppola)

    A suicide state of emergency has been declared on Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. The Lakota Nation is coming together to deal with historical trauma, and find strength and hope for their youth.

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  • Now Is the Time for the Progressive Movement to Win

    Now Is the Time for the Progressive Movement to Win

    By Leslie Thatcher, Truthout | Interview

    Salvatore Babones talks about his just-released book, Sixteen for '16; A Progressive Agenda for a Better America, the significance of social science in formulating social and economic policy and the urgent need for new and different policies in the United States for everything from employment to education to health care.

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  • Confronting Brunch

    Confronting Brunch

    By Peter Frase, Truthout | Op-Ed

    Activists in New York and Oakland devised a novel target for the "Black Lives Matter" movement: brunch. Entering restaurants in affluent neighborhoods, they read the names of Black civilians killed by police, to the visible discomfort of the predominantly white patrons who had expected nothing more than a Bloody Mary and an overpriced eggs Benedict.

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