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"In March," Hightower explains, President Donald Trump "personally killed a bipartisan provision in the national economic rescue package that would've assured continuous delivery of our mail. Then, in May, he installed one of his partisan mega donors as postmaster general. And the postmaster is now sabotaging delivery times by arbitrarily slashing the hours of postal workers." (Image: via US Mail Not for Sale) Views
Want to Get Into Some 'Good Trouble'? Join the Fight to Save Our Post Office
And that means fighting for our right to vote.
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With Warren Sidestepped, Wall Street Execs Cheer Biden's Pick of Harris for VP
Biden's selection of the California senator comes after Wall Street executives made clear that they would prefer "almost anyone" but Sen. Elizabeth Warren.
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'Our Movement Didn't Just Win. We Earned Mandate for Change,' Says Ilhan Omar After Soundly Defeating Big-Money Challenger
"In Minnesota, we know that organized people will always beat organized money. Despite outside efforts to defeat us, we once again broke turnout records. Despite the attacks, our support has only grown."
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Avengers, Assemble
Getty Image Okay, maybe Kamala Harris wasn't your first choice, nor was she ours. But the daughter of an Indian scientist and Jamaican economist who's married to a Jewish lawyer is a smart, tough, competent, empathetic, ready-to-go, all-American scrapper who brings what Charlie Pierce calls "hot...
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In 'Battle for the Soul of This Nation,' Biden Names Kamala Harris as Vice Presidential Running Mate
"All of us will need to do everything we can do defeat Donald Trump this November, and Joe Biden will need strong progressive energy to win," said the PCCC in response.
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 "Using national park sites such as Gettysburg National Military Park or the White House as the setting for a campaign speech and having federal employees participate in partisan political activities raises numerous legal concerns and appears to be in conflict with the Park Service's own regulations and policies related to special events in parks," said Phil Francis, chair of the Coalition to Protect America's National Parks. "We cannot allow major partisan political events to occur on the hallowed grounds News
Coalition Objects to 'Profoundly Inappropriate' Trump Plan to Accept GOP Nomination at 'Hallowed' Gettysburg Battlefield
"Our national parks should not be exploited for political gain. They are meant to be enjoyed by all Americans, regardless of party affiliation or politics."
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Labor and Environmental Groups File Legal Petition Demanding Trump Solve 'Unconscionable' Shortage of PPE for Essential Workers
"Workers aren't being honored or protected, they're being sacrificed."
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American Federation of Teachers president Randi Weingarten greets a crowd of striking teachers in Grand Park on January 22, 2019 in downtown Los Angeles, California. (Photo: Scott Heins/Getty Images)   Views
The Green New Deal Just Won a Major Union Endorsement. What’s Stopping the AFL-CIO?
"If you believe in something, you gotta be willing to fight for it."
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South Korean protesters took part in an anti-Trump rally in front of the U.S. embassy on November 7, 2017 in Seoul, South Korea. Trump visited in South Korea for two days during his Asian tour. (Photo: Woohae Cho/Getty Images) News
Progressive Groups Pressure Biden and Trump to Include Nuclear Disarmament in Campaign Platforms
"The United States urgently needs a leader who will have the courage to look at, think hard about, and speak openly about the dire perils posed by our country's vast nuclear arsenal."
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"Even before the pandemic, the exorbitant cost of higher education was holding our country back. That’s especially true now." (Image: via Inequality.org/IPS) Views
Why the Stimulus Deal Should Include Free College
With youth unemployment and student debt skyrocketing, young people need free higher education.
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