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Rosemary Jenkins: For years, we in CD 12 have lived with councilmembers who seem to represent only the top tier–the wealthiest and the better off–those who have more power.
Jessica Goodheart: Youth, the elderly and whole families are tumbling into homelessness at a faster rate than they can be helped onto their feet.
Medea Benjamin and Ann Wright: While most Americans have probably forgotten we are still at war in Afghanistan, the Trump administration “eased” the rules of engagement, allowing the military to drop more bombs in 2018 than in any other year since the war began in 2001.
Kevin A. Anderson: Today, the US has the most reckless and aggressive regime in its history. A war with Iran, even a “limited” series of airstrikes, could spin out of control, devastating the region and the global economy, with terrible consequences for the people of the world.
Robert Reich: You almost never hear Trump and Republicans in Congress complaining about another form of welfare that lines the pockets of wealthy corporations. We must end corporate welfare. Now.
Ellen Brown: If robbing Peter to pay Paul is the only alternative, the proposals will go the way of Trump’s trillion-dollar infrastructure bill for lack of funding.