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UN’s Zero Hunger Goal Remains a Daunting Challenge

The United Nations, which is battling some of the world’s worst humanitarian crises in Asia, the Middle East and Africa, still remains focused on one of i...   [ continue reading...]

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Is "Sorry" Enough? Facebook Built Empire on Harvesting Personal Information with Little Oversight

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is set to testify today on Capitol Hill amid the burgeoning scandal about how the voter-profiling company Cambridge Analytica harve...   [ continue reading...]

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Trump’s Trade War Is About to Screw Over California’s Remaining Republicans

Last week, as President Donald Trump escalated the threat of a trade war with China, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin vowed to “protect our farme...   [ continue reading...]

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India: The Politics of Retrograde Farmers Movements and the Right-Wing

Two papers on the changed political economy in the countryside, the organisations of conservative Kulaks and their trajectory in India - South Asia Labour Acti...   [ continue reading...]

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"Facebook Doesn't Sell Your Data. It Sells You": Zeynep Tufekci on How the Company's Profit Really Works

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faced off with lawmakers in a marathon 5-hour hearing Tuesday about how the voter-profiling company Cambridge Analyti...   [ continue reading...]

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Tariffs Aren’t the Best Way To Protect U.S. Steelworkers. Global Solidarity Is.

The enthusiasm with which the AFL-CIO and United Steelworkers (USW) greeted Trump’s announcement of a global tariff on steel and aluminum exports raises s...   [ continue reading...]

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How Not to Cover America

This article appears in the Spring 2018 issue of The American Prospect magazine. Subscribe here. The election of Donald Trump came as such a shock to The New Yo...   [ continue reading...]

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It's Not Just Facebook—Here's How We All Contributed to the Private Data Crisis

This wasn't a giant corporate fluke. As Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg testifies before Congress, he’s likely wondering how his company...   [ continue reading...]

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Persistent inequality (1): Why Kirchnerism lost in Argentina

Why did Macri win the elections? Because of the falling price of commodities? The power of the media? A change in...   [ continue reading...]

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Dolores Huerta: The Woman Who Turned Fair Labor Into a Fight for Civil Rights

Her activism built a powerful foundation for farmworkers’ rights. Fifty years later, those working to organize restaurant workers look to Huerta for inspi...   [ continue reading...]

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Live Blog: News and analysis on Catalonia's struggle for self-determination

Dick NicholsBarcelonaApril 10, 2018WorldIndependenceCataloniaPro-independence supporters rally on March 12. Catalonia in Spain: Europe's key struggle for democr...   [ continue reading...]

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Why It's So Hard to Delete Facebook: Constant Psychological Boosts Keep You Hooked

The Cambridge Analytica scandal is enough to make many want to leave Facebook. But here's why some can't quit the social media network. Here we go again:...   [ continue reading...]

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New Attack on the Illinois Biometric Privacy Act

A new Illinois bill would strip residents of critical protection of their biometric privacy, including their right to decide whether or not a business may harve...   [ continue reading...]

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Why Breitbart and the Right Are Co-opting Net Neutrality

Conservatives like Ann Coulter and the editors at Breitbart are accusing big web platforms like Facebook and Google of censoring and discriminating against...   [ continue reading...]

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GREEN Foundation is Reversing Negative Effects of the Green Revolution

The GREEN Foundation is working to slow the rate of farmer suicides in India and improve conditions for farmers—especially women—whose traditio...   [ continue reading...]

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With 'Merger From Hell' Reportedly Approved by DOJ, Warnings of Agrichemical Chokehold on Food System

Andrea Germanos, staff writerWatchdog groups sounded alarms on Monday after the Wall Street Journal reported that the proposed mega-merger of Bayer and Monsanto...   [ continue reading...]

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Stressed, Struggling, and Suicidal: America’s Farmers Are Begging for Mental Health Services

Farmers’ advocacy groups called on Congress Monday to reauthorize, “with adequate funding,” a program that provides mental health services to...   [ continue reading...]

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Is Sarah Palin Staging a Political Comeback in the Trump Era?

The former Alaska governor expressed her openness to run again. Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin says she would run for vice president again, but she wo...   [ continue reading...]

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The FBI’s flawed list and Fleet Street’s frenzy

We need part two of the Leveson inquiry to uncover past malpractices. One such issue is the festering scandal surr...   [ continue reading...]

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Hospitals Are Leaving Rural America. Rural Americans Are Staying Put.

This article was originally published by TalkPoverty.org. Kendra Colburn spent a decade uninsured. During those years, she worked as a carpenter near her homet...   [ continue reading...]

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