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Pennsylvania Surges Left at the Polls

Deconstructed — May. 19

Progressive Democrats scored a number of high-profile wins in the Pennsylvania primaries this week. State Rep. Summer Lee seems poised to win her race in the blue-leaning 12th District and become the first Black woman to represent Pennsylvania in Congress;…


The U.S. Is Stealing Afghanistan's Money and Starving Its People

Deconstructed — May. 13

As their country’s economic crisis continues to spiral out of control, Afghans are finding themselves forced to resort to increasingly desperate measures just to get enough food for their families. The crisis is driven by the US refusal to release…

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