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When Everyone Has Health Care

As discussions of single-payer health care have intensified, what can we learn from those practicing medicine in Canada's single-payer system?

By Danyaal Raza

When the President is King

As the French opposition has failed to oppose Macron, can the resistance on the streets find its way back into the institutions of power?

By Daniel Nichanian

Charged for Justice in New Orleans

In New Orleans, fees accumulate quickly for defendants going through the justice system. One grassroots effort to help residents clear their debt could snowball into larger systemic change.

By Mathilde Laisne

Canada's NAFTA Labor Plank

What does it portend for the future of progressive trade?

By Dean Baker

The Rumors Have Been Exaggerated

Two new books, by Edward Luce and Bill Emmott, are part of a larger trend of writers and pundits overstating the decline of western liberalism.

By Charles Kenny