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Big Tech’s Monopoly on Congress

Chris Lehmann The Nation
Lawmakers have tried to introduce legislation seeking to advance antitrust reform. Google, Amazon, and Meta have spent millions fighting it.

This Is How To Put the Supreme Court in Its Place

Jamelle Bouie New York Times
There is no consensus for Court reform and there are not the votes for it in Congress. But circumstances do change, often unexpectedly. Should progressives gain the opportunity to make structural changes to the Supreme Court, they should take it.

Can We Demilitarize U.S. Policy in Africa?

Elizabeth Schmidt, William Minter Responsible Statecraft
The House passed a bill that sounds good, but doesn’t end Washington's failed, militarized approach or get to root problems.

They Loan You Money. Then They Get a Warrant for Your Arrest.

Anjali Tsui ProPublica
dollar bill with handcuffs High-interest loan companies are using Utah’s small claims courts to arrest borrowers and take their bail money. Technically, the warrants are issued for missing court hearings. For many, that’s a distinction without a difference.

Reclaim Armistice Day!

United for Justice and Peace United for Justice and Peace
November 11 was proclaimed Armistice Day after World War I. But during the Korean War, the Congress rebranded it “Veterans Day” and turned the meaning on its head.
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