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Progressives Says Strong Jobs Report Shows Democratic Relief Packages Worked

"What do you get when you restore government as a force for the common good?" asked Rep. Jamie Raskin. "An unprecedented economic recovery with 7.4 million jobs created in just 13 months."

Julia Conley ·


Means Testing Will Ruin the Expanded Child Tax Credit

Restrictive means tests keep Americans poor, sick, hungry, and homeless. It's time to debunk the tired old lies they're based on.

Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II ·


The Child Tax Credit Improves Lives. Why Is Congress Killing It?

Why would we lift children out of poverty only to slam them back into it a few months later?

Clara Moore ·


The Poor People's Campaign: 'Our Deadline is Victory'

The Poor People's Campaign and progressive members of Congress vow to continue the fight for the Build Back Better Act.

Sarah Anderson ·


Amid Deadly Tornado, Texts Show Amazon Threatened to Fire Driver If Packages Not Delivered

"I'm literally stuck in this damn van without a safe place to go with a tornado on the ground!"

Kenny Stancil ·


Big Oil Profits Surge to $174 Billion in 2021 Amid Rising Gas Prices: Report

"Americans looking for someone to blame for the pain they experience at the pump need look no further than the wealthy oil and gas company executives who choose to line their own pockets."

Kenny Stancil ·


Progressive Lawmakers to Biden: 'Cancel Student Loan Debt.' All of It. Now.

"Student loan payments resume in 61 days. Borrowers are NOT ready or able to restart them," said Democratic Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal.

Andrea Germanos ·


$285 Billion Tax Cut for the Rich Is Now 2nd Most Expensive Piece of Build Back Better

"The whole initiative seems deliberately sculpted to hand the American right a weapon to bludgeon Democrats ahead of the election."

Jake Johnson ·


After Biden Signs Bipartisan Bill, Progressives Demand Swift Passage of Build Back Better

"If Biden is concerned at all about the future of our country, or at the very least voter turnout in 2022, he must pass Build Back Better immediately," said the Sunrise Movement.

Julia Conley ·


'Catastrophe' Feared as 35 Million People Are Set to Lose Jobless Aid in 3 Days

"Millions will suffer as they lose this critical source of income and the loss of spending will suppress job growth."

Jake Johnson ·

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