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Bernie Sanders to Hold Coast-to-Coast Town Hall With Nation's Striking Workers

"At a time of massive income and wealth inequality working people, with great courage, are standing together against corporate greed," said Sanders. "Their struggle is our collective struggle."

Kenny Stancil ·


'Can't Afford' Build Back Better? US Billionaires Saw $1 Trillion Wealth Boom in 2021 Alone

A new analysis shows that Sen. Ron Wyden's proposed tax on billionaires "would be more than enough to cover the expansion of the child tax credit in the Build Back Better Act."

Jake Johnson ·


House Progressives Hail Biden Moves to Combat Meat Industry 'Price Gouging'

Rep. Pramila Jayapal said Biden should now "use this same bold, creative strategy to keep his promises and deliver" other key Democratic agenda items.

Jake Johnson ·


Jayapal to Biden: 'Grab a Pen' and Cancel Student Debt for All

"Give the people want they want, need, and deserve," says chair of Congressional Progressive Caucus.

Julia Conley ·


'In 2022, Let's Tax the Rich': 10 Billionaires Added $402 Billion to Their Fortunes in 2021

"It's taxes or pitchforks," declared one progressive advocacy group.

Jake Johnson ·


To Curb Facebook's Political Power, Take Away Its Section 230 Protection

The best way to limit the power of a Mark Zuckerberg to shape our political debates and influence elections is to downsize Facebook. Restructuring the protection provided by Section 230 can be a way to accomplish this goal.

Dean Baker ·


Doctors Urge Medicare to Deny Coverage for Alzheimer’s Drug With Unproven Efficacy and Safety

If Medicare decides to cover up to 80% of Aduhelm's cost, "many beneficiaries would pay thousands of dollars of out-of-pocket costs for a drug with substantial risks and without proven clinical benefit."

Kenny Stancil ·


As Ban on Most Surprise Medical Bills Takes Effect, Critics Denounce For-Profit Healthcare

"This law would not be needed if we had an everyone covered for everything, zero copay, federal single-payer healthcare system paid for by fair taxes."

Kenny Stancil ·


In 'Victory for Democracy' and 'Blow to Trumpism,' FDIC Chair Resigns

One critic of Jelena McWilliams said her departure from the federal agency is "good news for financial stability, and the rule of law."

Jessica Corbett ·


Elon Musk Only Paid $11 Billion in Taxes Because He Had No Other Rational Choice

Our only quarter-trillionaire is still not paying anything close to his fair tax share.

Bob Lord ·

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