The Anderson Files

Amazon workers’ win and fragile promise of union revival

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This April Fools’ Day, David beat Goliath. It wasn’t a joke. Workers at Amazon’s huge warehouse on Staten Island voted to form a union...

U.S. left’s confusion and division over Ukraine

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When Russia invaded Ukraine, a spontaneous non-violent, anti-war rebellion broke out in the Eastern country. Putin is now crushing any dissent with North Korean-like...

Putin’s far right disinformation

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Vladimir Putin's invasion of Ukraine is shocking but how surprising is it? British investigative journalist Carole Cadwalladr said on Twitter, “We failed to acknowledge...

Is Putin still the leader of the white Christian world?

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Is Putin still the leader of the white Christian world?

Ukraine crisis: fascist menace and a looming war

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On Jan. 30, the Congress of Russian Intellectuals published an open letter demanding that the Kremlin avoid starting an “immoral, irresponsible, and criminal” war...

A Colorado universal health care solution

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It is unlikely that any significant health care reforms will be coming out of Washington, D.C. any time soon. Meanwhile, there’s a growing under-reported...

Why the King Soopers strike matters

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“The companies were thriving, but our workers didn’t thrive. Know what our workers got? COVID. Attacked. Beat up. Spit on. Slapped. Overworked. And the company? They did great. They did absolutely great, sitting behind their desk doing their job by Zoom.”— Kim Cordova, president of United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 7 in Colorado

Fighting the Gentleman’s Insurrection

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The House committee to investigate the violent January 6 attempted coup d'etat is in a race against time. If the Democrats lose the House...

Democracy and ordinary people

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“Freedom is never given; it is won. A community is democratic only when the humblest and weakest person can enjoy the highest civil, economic,...

World far right hijacks anti-vaccine movement

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“Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity” – Martin Luther King, Jr. Congressman Ronny Jackson (R-Texas) says  the new...

Can Biden be FDR and stop the Trumpist chaos?

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Congresswoman Abigail Spanberger (D-VA) said of Joe Biden, “Nobody elected him to be F.D.R., they elected him to be normal and stop the chaos.”...

Will dark money defeat progressive change?

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“The one-sided class war of the last 40 years is becoming two-sided,” leftwing philosopher Noam Chomsky recently declared.  He is encouraged by the many...