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'Something's Gotta Give Here': Urgent Action Demanded as 23 Million US Families Face Possible Eviction by October
"This is madness," said Diane Yentel of the National Low Income Housing Coalition. "We need a national eviction moratorium and rent relief now."
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House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Eliot Engel arrives at the Rayburn House Office Building before a hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Capitol Hill May 14, 2020 in Washington, D.C. News
After Hawkish Engel's Ouster, Progressives Demand Next Foreign Affairs Chairman Commits to 'Ending Our Endless Wars'
The House Foreign Affairs Committee chair must advance "the bold, progressive foreign policy that this country deserves."
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Better-Than-Before Climate Plans Still Aren't Good Enough
The fact that climate plans from the House Democrats and the "unity task forces" set up by Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden are better than anything we’ve seen in over a decade does not make them good enough.
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While there are a number of principled souls serving in Congress, for too many Members raising money and getting reelected become ends in themselves. (Photo: AIPAC/Screengrab) Views
Is AIPAC Losing Its Grip on Democrats?
AIPAC made no secret of their displeasure with elected officials who were supportive of Palestinian rights and often threatened Members of Congress that if they didn’t back off, they would be defeated.
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As Schumer Endorses Sanders Proposal to Slash Pentagon Budget by 10%, Other Senate Democrats Urged to Follow Suit
"A big thanks to Sen. Sanders for helping Schumer begin to see the light. We must urge more of Congress to defund the Pentagon."
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Trump, the Pandemic, and the End of the Trumpian Tragedy
"Trump's idiocy is, perhaps, unsurprising. But is there no one in Trump's orbit who saw (sees) that ignoring the virus will not revive the economy?"
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A Vote for American Healthcare is a Vote for Violence
"I write this to appeal, hell, plead, with my fellow Americans to pay attention to the suffering that exists all around us—to recognize our well, able-bodied privilege, and to come together to tear this cruel system down."
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'No Militarists' or 'Corporate Goons': Progressives Urge Biden to Appoint Foreign Policy Team That Rejects Status Quo of Endless War
"It's time to break with the past and build toward a new, progressive vision of U.S. foreign policy."
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Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) with her father, former Vice President Dick Cheney. (Photo: Rep. Liz Cheney/Facebook) Views
Media Continue to Ignore That Both Parties Almost Always Agree That More War Is Good
How the House Armed Services Committee, in the middle of a pandemic, approved a huge military budget and more war in Afghanistan.
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Climate change protesters disrupt Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden during a campaign event on October 9, 2019 in Manchester, New Hampshire. (Photo: Scott Eisen/Getty Images) Views
Let's Keep Organizing: An Inside Look at the Biden-Sanders Task Force on Climate
We've moved the needle a lot, especially on environmental justice and upping Biden's overall ambition. But there's still more work to do to push Democrats to understand and embrace the scale of the climate crisis, and towards the promise of a truly just society we envision through a Green New Deal...
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