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'Immoral, Criminal, Inexcusable': Climate Groups Furious as DNC Drops Support for Ending Fossil Fuel Handouts From Platform
"It's outrageous that the Dem establishment is caving to big money donors and moving backwards on fossil fuel subsidies."
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In DNC Remarks, Dying Medicare for All Activist Ady Barkan Delivers Powerful Indictment of 'Broken' US Healthcare System
"Everyone living in America should get the healthcare they need, regardless of their employment status or ability to pay."
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AOC Uses 90-Second Convention Speech to Blast 'Unsustainable Brutality' of US Economy and Celebrate Movement Fighting for Justice
The New York Democrat praised the "mass people's movement working to establish 21st-century social, economic, and human rights, including guaranteed healthcare, higher education, living wages, and labor rights for all people in the United States."
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Warnings of GOP Attempt to 'Control the Narrative' as Senate Republicans Set Hearing With DeJoy Just Ahead of House Testimony
According to a new analysis of FEC records, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy "has given tens of thousands of dollars to Republican senators up for re-election this November."
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We The People vs. Whoa Lookit These Racists and Losers and Cons
We the people, a recurring theme of the DNC. AP photo Echoing Springsteen's "The Rising" accompanied by a heart-stirring new video of We the People doing just that, the opening night of the online Democratic National Convention focused on our diversity, unity, empathy, young people, communities of...
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Tenants and housing activists gathered at Maria Hernandez Park for a rally and march in the streets of Bushwick, demanding the New York City administration cancel rent immediately as many New Yorkers remain strapped for cash and out of work. Views
Make Corporate Landlords Pay the Bills During the Pandemic
With fortunes inflated by corporate welfare, wealthy real estate owners can afford to cancel housing-related expenses and debts for millions of struggling American families.
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As Wages Stagnate and Executive Pay 'Continues to Balloon,' Report Shows Top CEOs Now Make 320 Times More Than Typical Worker
New research from the Economic Policy Institute finds that CEO compensation grew by 1,167% from 1978 to 2019, "far outstripping" the growth of the stock market.
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"American conservatism has been a scam since the 1920s and continues to be a scam that exclusively benefits the very White and the very wealthy in this country," writes Hartmann. (Photo: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images) Views
Republicans Struggle to Reboot Their “Small Government, Personal Responsibility” Scam
Will Americans Buy It Again?
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Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald Trump attend a welcoming ceremony November 9, 2017 in Beijing, China Views
Whose Century Is It? Don’t Ask Donald Trump
The moment has been a long time coming.
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The Democratic Platform and Medicare for All: A Nod Is as Good as a Wink (To a Blind Horse)
Medicare for All has won the battle of ideas. Now we have to win the battle against entrenched economic and political power.
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