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2020 Democratic Presidential hopeful Senator Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) speaks at a campaign rally in Davenport, Iowa on August 12, 2019. (Photo: Alex Edelman/AFP/Getty Images) News
With Biden-Harris Ticket Set, Climate Groups Demand 'Transformative Action From Day One' If Elected
"Let's do our part to end this era of chaos and defeat Republicans up and down the ballot. Then, let's turn up to make a Biden-Harris administration lay the groundwork for a Green New Deal."
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Mail clerks sort packages at a USPS Processing and Distribution Center on Thursday, May 14, 2020 in City of Industry, California. (Photo: Irfan Khan/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images) News
'A Conspiracy to Steal the Election, Folks': Alarms Sound After Postal Worker Reports Removal of Sorting Machines
The removal of key equipment from Post Offices should be viewed as nothing less than "sabotage," said one observer.
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Avengers, Assemble
Getty Image Okay, maybe Kamala Harris wasn't your first choice, nor was she ours. But the daughter of an Indian scientist and Jamaican economist who's married to a Jewish lawyer is a smart, tough, competent, empathetic, ready-to-go, all-American scrapper who brings what Charlie Pierce calls "hot...
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American Federation of Teachers president Randi Weingarten greets a crowd of striking teachers in Grand Park on January 22, 2019 in downtown Los Angeles, California. (Photo: Scott Heins/Getty Images)   Views
The Green New Deal Just Won a Major Union Endorsement. What’s Stopping the AFL-CIO?
"If you believe in something, you gotta be willing to fight for it."
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"Even before the pandemic, the exorbitant cost of higher education was holding our country back. That’s especially true now." (Image: via Inequality.org/IPS) Views
Why the Stimulus Deal Should Include Free College
With youth unemployment and student debt skyrocketing, young people need free higher education.
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Progressive Ilhan Omar Faces Dark Money and Right-Wing Attacks in Minnesota Primary
"When you speak truth to power, power fights back," Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said of Omar's primary challenge.
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Citizens wearing protective masks form lines to receive free food from a food pantry run by the Council of Peoples Organization on May 8, 2020 in Brooklyn. (Photo: Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis via Getty Images) Views
Real People Are Paying the Ultimate Price for Trump's Monstrous Failures
This isn't a reality TV show. We can't afford a vaudeville president. We need leadership in the face of a real and present danger.
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A driver and passenger wear face masks as Uber and Lyft drivers with Rideshare Drivers United and the
 Transport Workers Union of America conduct a 'caravan protest' outside the California Labor Commissioner's office amidst the coronavirus pandemic on April 16, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. The drivers called for California to enforce the AB 5 law so that they may qualify for unemployment insurance an for receiving back wages they say they are owed. (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images) News
Major 'Milestone' for Workers as California Judge Rules Uber and Lyft Must Classify Drivers as Employees
"This is a resounding victory for thousands of Uber and Lyft drivers who are working hard—and, in this pandemic, incurring risk every day—to provide for their families."
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'Just Insane': As Pandemic Rages and Hunger Soars, Trump USDA Under Fire for Blocking Access to Food Benefits
"This is not the time for people who are already vulnerable to lose their benefits."
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DNC Announces Progressive Champion Ocasio-Cortez Will Speak at Convention
Previous speculation indicated the popular New York Democrat would be left off the program.
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