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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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#SaveThe600 Coalition Slams Trump Executive Action as 'False Promise' to Laid-Off Workers and Desperate Families
"It is likely illegal, unworkable, won't get money to anyone quickly or for long, and is deeply inequitable."
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Look! (A Bit of) Journalisting!
Weijia Jiang and Kaitlan Collins bravely battle the vile elements in the Rose Garden. Reuters photo The bunk and lies keep coming. Facing growing awareness of his mass negligent homicide - as of today, 163,000 deaths, over 5 million cases and counting - Trump again played golf all weekend, this...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in Bedminster, New Jersey, on August 7, 2020 Views
America’s Death March
Regardless of the outcome, the election will not stop the rise of hypernationalism, crisis cults and other signs of an empire's terminal decline.
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Weeks After Voting for $740 Billion Pentagon Budget, Ted Cruz Says 'Magic Money Tree' Isn't Available to Struggling Families
"It's not a goddamn joke, Ted," Sen. Ed Markey said.
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President Donald Trump stands after signing the United States-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement (USMCA) during a ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House on January 29, 2020 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images) News
Trump Trade Policies and Mishandling of Coronavirus Pandemic Have 'Wiped Out' US Manufacturing Jobs: Economist
"Trump's erratic, ego-driven, and inconsistent trade policies have not achieved any measurable progress, despite the newly combative rhetoric."
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Bystanders look at MV Wakashio bulk carrier that had run aground and is leaking oil near Blue Bay Marine Park in southeast Mauritius on August 6, 2020. (Photo: Dev Ramkhelawon/L'Express Maurice/AFP via Getty Images) News
'We Are Expecting the Worst': Alarm Over Eco Crisis Grows Amid Fears Ship Leaking Oil Near Mauritius Could Break in Two
Climate campaigers charge that "this oil leak is not a twist of fate, but the choice of our twisted addiction to fossil fuels."
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Maryland Coalition Urges Democrats to 'Stand With Majority of Americans' by Supporting Medicare for All in 2020 Platform
"In the middle of a global pandemic, it's a winning electoral strategy for the Democratic Party," one organizer said of supporting Medicare for All.
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