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Christina Pagan, 7, does her school work at the Mulberry Street location of the Olivet Boys and Girls Club in Reading, Pennsylvania on January 19, 2021. The Reading School District went to all-virtual education as a precaution, so the club provided space for students to do their remote learning. (Photo: Ben Hasty/MediaNews Group/Reading Eagle via Getty Images) News
Teachers Unions Want More Details on New CDC Guidance of Desks Only 3 Feet Apart
"Kids need to be in school... but we are concerned this change has been driven by a lack of physical space rather than the hard science."
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Construction workers upgrade the Green Line light rail system run by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority in Boston on August 6, 2020. (Photo: Jonathan Wiggs/The Boston Globe via Getty Images) News
Democrats Unveil 'Build Green' Infrastructure and Jobs Act
Sen. Ed Markey called the bill "our opportunity to invest in a clean energy revolution across our country, transform our transportation sector to be climate-smart, and create millions of good-paying union jobs at the same time."
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 United We Dream, CASA, and other organizations celebrate passage of the American Dream and Promise Act (HR 6) in the House during their watch part and rally on the National Mall in Washington on Thursday, March 18, 202. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images) News
Advocates Applaud House Passage of Bills Paving Pathway to Citizenship for Dreamers, Farmworkers
"This is a significant moment for immigrants and their loved ones. For far too long, our communities have lived in fear of deportation from the country that is their home."
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Senate Budget Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) arrives at a hearing regarding wages at large corporations on February 25, 2021 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Stefani Reynolds-Pool/Getty Images) News
WATCH: Sanders-Led Budget Committee Holds Hearing on 'Income and Wealth Inequality Crisis'
"We will never eliminate poverty as long as so much of our nation's resources are flowing to the top."
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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) speaks during a Senate Budget Committee hearing on February 10, 2021 at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. News
Sanders Bill Would Hike Taxes on Big Corporations That Pay CEOs Over 50 Times More Than Median Worker
"Walmart, which pays its CEO nearly 1,000 times more than its average worker, would pay up to $855 million more in taxes."
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Spanish commuters prepare to board a metro train in Madrid on May 4, 2020. (Photo: Eduardo Parra/Europa Press via Getty Images) News
Spain to Experiment With 4-Day Workweek, 'an Idea Whose Time Has Come'
One leading advocate says Spain "will be the first country to undertake a trial of this magnitude."
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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) walks through the Senate subway on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. on March 5, 2021. (Photo: Oliver Douliery/AFP via Getty Images) News
Sanders Invites Amazon Worker to Testify About Inequality Alongside Jeff Bezos
"Bezos has become a symbol of the unfettered capitalism that we are living under right now," said the Vermont senator.
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., celebrate signing the American Rescue Plan Act at a bill enrollment ceremony on the West Front of the Capitol after the House passed the $1.9 trillion covid-19 relief package on Wednesday, March 10, 2021. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images) News
Pensioners, Labor Groups Applaud Key $86 Billion Provision in Covid-19 Relief Package
"Millions of Americans can feel confident today knowing that the retirement benefits they have earned and paid for will be there when they need them."
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Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, Brazil's former president, speaks during a press conference on March 10, 2021 in São Bernardo do Campo, Brazil. (Photo: Alexandre Schneider/Getty Images) News
Resurrected Politically, Lula Goes After Bolsonaro's 'Moronic' Handling of Covid-19 Pandemic
"This country is disorganized and falling apart because it has no government," said the former Brazilian president.
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People hold placards during a protest in support of Amazon workers in Union Square, New York on February 20, 2021. News
House Passage of Historic Union Rights Bill Intensifies Pressure on Dem Senators to 'Stop Hiding Behind' Filibuster
"Once again, the key obstacle in the way of passing this legislation is the Jim Crow filibuster."
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