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Saval Foodservice and Busboys and Poets donate food to restaurant industry workers affected by the coronavirus outbreak at 14th and V Streets NW, on Friday, April 17, 2020. (Photo:Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images) Views
You Can't Eat Civility: A Message to Joe Biden and the Democrats
Politeness will not solve the problems facing the country. Democrats must put forth and fight for bold solutions that will materially improve the lives of working people.
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Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg attends his rally held at The Rustic on February 27, 2020 in Houston. Views
Why Can’t Inner-Ring Democrats Just Say ‘No’ to Billionaires?
The problem runs even deeper than Donor Class donations.
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Reps. Donald Norcross (D-N.J.) and Mark Pocan (D-Wis) have created a Labor Caucus in Congress. (Photos: Donald Norcross for Congress; Rep. Mark Pocan/Facebook) News
Longtime Union Members Pocan and Norcross Announce Labor Caucus to Advocate for Workers in Congress
"President-elect Joe Biden's new administration gives the Democratic Party the opportunity to reprioritize working families at the center of our legislative agenda."
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The Democratic party decided to run pretty much the worst candidate imaginable: an old-school machine politician, one emphatically beholden to the corporate donor class and unsuited to the new, more populist political climate. (Photo: Mark Makela/Getty Images) Views
Biden Will Fail to Bring Back 'Normal' Politics. What’s Needed Now Is a Populism of the Left
The neoliberal "normal" isn’t coming back because the economic circumstances that generated it—the post-war boom of seemingly endless growth—have disappeared.
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A supporter of President Donald Trump, left, and a supporter of former Vice President Joe Biden, right, point to each other's hats at Black Lives Matter Plaza near the White House as others celebrate on Nov. 8, 2020, in Washington, D.C. (PHOTO: SAMUEL CORUM/GETTY IMAGES) Views
From Fear and Anger to Collective Purpose
What greater purpose and meaning is there than working together to create a world that secures the health of Earth and the well-being of families and communities?
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A Biden-Harris administration can begin to rebuild trust in government by issuing the strongest ethics and anti-corruption standards for executive branch personnel ever. Views
2020's Lesson Is Clear: Bold Policies to Improve People's Lives Are Broadly Popular
What a Biden-Harris administration should prioritize on its first day.
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President- elect Joe Biden answer questions from the press at the Queen in Wilmington, DE on November 10, 2020. (Photo by Demetrius Freeman/The Washington Post via Getty Images) News
Demanding White House Climate Office and 'Fierce' Cabinet Picks, Groups Urge Biden to Claim His 'FDR Moment'
"Democrats have a once-in-a-generation moment to deliver policies at the scale of the crises our generation is facing."
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Though many recent pieces of political commentary offered plenty of suggestions that the left wing’s vocal support for things like socialism, Medicare for All, the Green New Deal and defunding the police cost the party seats in 2020, they failed to provide any actual data that might have helped readers evaluate the veracity of those statements. (Screenshot: CNN) Views
When Centrists Lose, Corporate Media Blame the Left
Clearly the 2020 election contains many lessons, but it's unlikely the right conclusions will be drawn from the fact-free centrist narrative that has already emerged.
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Memo to Democrats: 2020 Elections Show Progressive Vision, Not Centrist Restraint, Is Winning Message for the Future
"Scapegoating progressives and Black activists for their demands and messaging is not the lesson to be learned here. It was their organizing efforts, energy, and calls for change needed in their communities that drove up voter turnout."
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"If Democrats take back the Senate," Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said on Monday, November 9, 2020, "we will increase the minimum wage from a starvation wage of $7.25 an hour to a living wage of at least $15 an hour." (Photo: Erik McGregor/LightRocket via Getty Images) News
Democrats Need a Winning Message in Georgia. Bernie Sanders Says Fight for $15 Minimum Wage
The Vermont senator noted that "47% of workers in Georgia make less than $15 an hour and 71% of voters in Georgia support increasing the federal minimum wage."
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