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Progressive budget for Illinois would make the super-rich pay

Two documents on budget priorities and governing presented in recent weeks stress helping everyday people instead of the rich.

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Thousands of Boston public school students walk out to protest budget cuts

Monday's walk out and protest was self-organized by students and received broad support from teachers, parents, and other allies.

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Tulsi Gabbard endorsement of Sanders spotlights foreign policy

Gabbard said she believes Sanders, who opposed the Iraq war, has better judgment than Clinton on issues of foreign policy and is more likely to prevent the spread of war.

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Illinois campuses erupt in protests over budget crisis

College campuses across the state are erupting with protests as Illinois enters its eighth month without a budget. 

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Blood money? U.S. is world's top arms dealer

The U.S. is the top arms peddler in the world, its weapons sales to other countries far surpassing others, the Congressional Research Service reported last month.

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Illinois residents suffering from Rauner’s budget standoff

The budget standoff between right-wing Gov. Rauner and the pro-worker Democratic-run state legislature continues with no sign of an end.

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EPI plan: Tax the rich, strengthen social security, rebuild infrastructure

By 2040, federal debt would be 54 percent of gross domestic product, not the present 74 percent - and less than debt proposed by right wingers.

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Walker offers rightwing policies tried and tested in his Wisconsin lab

Wisconsin stands as the actual laboratory of failure for Republican ideology and pain for the people.

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Spoiler Alert- The man behind the curtain is Bruce Rauner!

Governor Rauner is at war with working-class families with the full intention of playing the school yard bully, picking on those of us who are the most vulnerable.

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So-called "balanced budget" shows the GOP has money to kill

The opposite of win-win, the Republican budgets are kill-kill.

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