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Audience members hold signs during the BET special "Young, Gifted, and Broke: Our Student Loan Crisis" on September 10, 2019 at Howard Theater in Washington, D.C. News
101 Organizations Call on Congress to Enact $1.5 Trillion Student Debt Jubilee as Part of Covid-19 Relief
"This is a time to be bold."
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'Beans for Brains': Critics Say Trump Photo Promoting Goya Makes Clear Ivanka's Tweet Was No Mistake
"This is an official campaign by the Trump administration to support Goya."
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'Pandemic Has Been Very Good for Insurance Companies': UnitedHealth Posts Largest Profit—By Far—Amid Covid-19
"Incredible—as hospitals are furloughing workers and cutting wages as budgets are squeezed, UnitedHealth's profits soar."
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Hand sanitizer is offered to students as per coronavirus guidelines during summer school sessions at Happy Day School in Monterey Park, California on July 9, 2020. (Photo: Frederic J. Brown/AFP via Getty Images) News
National Academy of Sciences Emphasizes Need for 'Significant' Government Investment as Trump and DeVos Push to Reopen Schools
"The bottom line is that without a comprehensive plan that includes federal resources," says a union leader, "we could be putting students, their families, and educators in danger."
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On Tax Day, Analysis Shows Billionaire Wealth Growth Since Start of Pandemic Exceeds Total Budget Deficits of 23 US States
" Billionaire wealth is booming during the pandemic while states are drowning in red ink. "
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'The Real Fiscal Cliff': McConnell Drags His Feet as 30 Million Are Set to Lose Unemployment Benefits in 10 Days
"It's time for the Trump administration and Senate Republicans to get their act together and extend supercharged unemployment benefits. Our whole economy depends on it."
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Nepotism Barbie to Huddled Masses: Try Something New To Eat With Your Cake!
Look Daddy, I'm governmenting, sort of. Photo by AFP/Getty Marking Bastille Day though they doubtless didn't know it because, books, Trump and his clueless, plastic, handbag-designing daughter Ivanka Antoinette just launched their latest sick joke of a balm to the roughly 50 million Americans who...
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Former Vice President Joe Biden, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, speaks during a CNN climate crisis town hall on Wednesday, September 4, 2019. News
'More Work to Do' But 'Major Step Forward': Progressives Welcome Biden's $2 Trillion Green Energy Plan
"Biden gets a lot right... but he's still got a lot of room for improvement in increasing the scale, scope, and speed in which he addresses the climate emergency."
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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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U.S. Army 3rd Infantry Task Force 3-7 soldiers ride atop an armored vehicle during a training exercise near the Iraqi border March 13, 2003 in northern Kuwait. U.S and British forces within the region continue to poise for a possible strike on Iraq. (Photo: Scott Nelson/Getty Images) Views
10 Reasons Why Defunding Police Should Lead to Defunding War
Just as we want to radically redefine the role of police in our local communities, so we must radically redefine the role of military personnel in the global community.
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