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Despite CNN's grandstanding claims that Sanders has not provided a price tag on his health plan, he repeatedly says that Medicare for All will cost $30 trillion or a bit more over 10 years. (Photo: CNN) Views
7 Pointed Questions for Corporate Media About Their Anti-Progressive Biases
Over the last year, corporate outlets have continuously portrayed progressive reforms as scarily left-wing despite poll after poll showing they are broadly popular.
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With 2020 Endorsement, Racial Justice Group Says Movement Behind Bernie Sanders 'Will Change This Country'
The White House hopeful also secured the support of Kshama Sawant, a Socialist Alternative member of the Seattle City Council.
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The good news is that housing is finally being addressed as the national crisis it is. (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
We Need a New Deal for Housing
I’ve worked hard my whole life and will probably never own a home. This is a policy shame, not a personal one.
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Sanders Report Shows How Millennial Generation Is 'Being Punished With Crushing Student Debt and Low-Paying Jobs'
"In the richest country in the history of the world, we have an obligation to turn this around and make sure our kids live healthier and better lives than we do."
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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.), Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), and Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) hold a press conference to introduce college affordability legislation outside the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. on June 24, 2019. (Photo: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images) News
After For-Profit College Agrees to Forgive $141 Million in Student Debt, Sanders Says: 'Good. Now $1,685,456,413,335 More to Go'
University of Phoenix settlement with the FTC this week—in which the company admitted no actual wrongdoing—is chump change compared to Bernie's proposal to "cancel all student debt and tax Wall Street to fund tuition-free public college."
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Warren Suggests Corporate Media Ask Working People, Not Just the Very Rich, About Her Wealth Tax
"Okay, I get it, we have now done the billionaires. How many of the 43 million Americans who are struggling with student loan debt have you seen interviewed?"
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Defrauded Students and DeVos
"Betsy DeVos has done so many notable things in her role as Secretary of Education that have justifiably earned her contempt, that being held in contempt by a federal judge because of one failing is barely newsworthy."
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 The overall cost of college is rising at an untenable clip when including other costs that many students incur, such as housing, food, transportation, books and other supplies, and child care. (Photo: Benjamin Esham/flickr/cc) Views
State Higher Education Cuts Pushed Costs to Students, Worsened Inequality
To build an economy in which the benefits of higher education are broadly shared and felt by every community regardless of race or class, state lawmakers need to invest in high-quality, affordable, and accessible public higher education.
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Sallie Mae's Hawaii Retreat While Millions Struggle to Repay Loans Bolsters Argument to 'Cancel All Student Debt,' Sanders Says
"When we talk about Sallie Mae celebrating its 'profits,' we are actually talking about the company's success in creating a business model and payment terms that exploit borrowers."
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"Betsy DeVos is in trouble." News
After Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Flouts 2018 Ruling, Judge Reminds Her of Consequences—Including Jail Time
"I'm not sending anyone to jail yet, but it's good to know I have that ability."
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