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Red sign hanging at the glass door of a shop saying "Closed due to coronavirus." (Photo: Getty Images) News
With Record-Shattering Unemployment, Sanders, Schumer, and Wyden Ask Trump's Labor Dept: 'Do You Have a Plan?'
"It is absolutely imperative that the millions of Americans who are eligible for unemployment benefits receive every dollar to which they are entitled as quickly as possible."
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Fearless Girl Statue by the New York Stock Exchange building is seen at the Financial District in New York City, United States on March 29, 2020. New York is ranked as one of the largest International Financial Centres ("IFC") in the world, now seen so quiet due the Covid-19 pandemic. (Photo: Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images) Views
Where Are All the Woke Capitalists Now?
The COVID-19 crisis clearly shows that the neoliberal experiment has failed to prepare the world for crisis. But, it demonstrates that the experiment is not any good for normal times either.
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Trump Throws Up 'Outrageous' Roadblock for Seniors, People With Disabilities in Need of $1,200 Relief Checks
"The Trump administration is throwing up an unnecessary barrier that will make it harder for seniors, people with disabilities, and veterans to get the payments they desperately need."
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Medicare for All Support Surges to 9-Month High in New Poll After Coronavirus Exposes Horrors of Private Insurance
"How can it be that we spend 18% of our GDP on healthcare but still lack the beds, masks, ventilators, gowns, gloves, and test kits we need to adequately respond to this crisis?" asked Sen. Bernie Sanders.
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'Fanatical Cruelty': As Pandemic Rages, Trump Refuses to Reopen Affordable Care Act Enrollment to Help Uninsured
"This isn't just an outrageous decision, but it's also a deadly one."
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A view of the fairground of Iranmall, Tehran's largest shopping mall, after it converted into a hospital for coronavirus patients on March 30, 2020. News
'Pandemics Know No Borders': Democrats Call on Trump Admin to Suspend Sanctions on Iran During Coronavirus Outbreak
"We need to cancel all economic sanctions during this crisis."
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Flanked by other House Democrats, House Speaker Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif) speaks during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol January 4, 2019 in Washington, D.C. News
"Pelosi's Terrible Idea": Critics Denounce Proposal to Give Wealthy a Tax Cut in Next Stimulus Package
"This is almost unbelieveable."
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Geri Andre-Major helps her son Max, 5, with his school work on March 26, 2020 in Mount Vernon, New York. Andre-Major said she was furloughed as a pre-school teacher at Chelsea Piers Connecticut on March 13. News
With Bills Due April 1, More Than 400,000 Demand Congress Freeze All Rent, Mortgage, and Utility Payments
"Millions are wondering how they'll pay their rent or mortgage by tomorrow. We need additional emergency action suspending rent, mortgage and utility payments for the duration of this crisis."
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Nurses and doctors rallying for Medicare for All in Chicago over the weekend outside the annual gathering of the American Medical Association which currently opposes the plan to make healthcare coverage in the United States available to all. (Photo: National Nurses United/flickr/cc Views
Coronavirus Makes It More Clear Than Ever: Health Care Is a Human Right
We shouldn’t be satisfied with single-payer coverage just during a massive pandemic. This crisis exposes dramatically the foolishness of pretending that health care is a private marketplace. We need Medicare for All now.
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President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence look over some notes as they participate in a Fox News Virtual Town Hall with Anchor Bill Hemmer in the Rose Garden of the White House on March 24, 2020 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images) Views
In the Name of Profit and Greed, Billionaire Class Declares: 'Back to Work!'
We must put public health over all other concerns.
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