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Nov 8, 2018
Voting line-up in Ohio. Photo: Tim Evanson/Flickr

What progressives won in U.S. midterm elections

Penney Kome
There's reason to celebrate the new faces, new voices and new perspectives arriving in the U.S. House of Representatives. Finally, the U.S. government begins to resemble the people it governs.
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Oct 12, 2018
Cindy Sheehan, Director of The Women's March on the Pentagon. Photo by Jacob Appelbaum/Wikimedia Commons

Peace movement is on the march again

Penney Kome
Peace organizations haven't been in the news much for a decade or so. But after a year with Trump in the Oval Office, peace is a high political priority again.
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Oct 10, 2018
NAFTA Initialing Ceremony, October 1992. Photo: George Bush Presidential Library and Museum/Wikimedia Commons

Is there life after NAFTA?

Mel Watkins
With one trade agreement having failed us, some are arguing that we should diversify our trade beyond the U.S. market by signing on to more trade deals. But is that the wrong lesson?

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