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Two Leading Economists Say Medicare for All Would Give Workers 'Biggest Take-Home Pay Raise in a Generation'
"Supporters of Medicare for All are right. Funding universal health insurance through taxes would lead to a large tax cut for the vast majority of workers."
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Sen. Bernard Sanders (I-Vt.) during the event dubbed "Bernie's Back Rally" comes as Sanders returns to campaigning after suffering a heart attack earlier this month. An estimated 26,000 people attended. (Photo: Michael Nigro/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images) News
'Too Many Lives Were Ruined': Bernie Sanders Releases Plan for Federal Legalization of Marijuana
"We will legalize marijuana and vacate and expunge past marijuana convictions."
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 The overall cost of college is rising at an untenable clip when including other costs that many students incur, such as housing, food, transportation, books and other supplies, and child care. (Photo: Benjamin Esham/flickr/cc) Views
State Higher Education Cuts Pushed Costs to Students, Worsened Inequality
To build an economy in which the benefits of higher education are broadly shared and felt by every community regardless of race or class, state lawmakers need to invest in high-quality, affordable, and accessible public higher education.
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Co-Founder and CEO of WeWork Adam Neumann onstage during TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2017 at Pier 36 on May 15, 2017 in New York City. News
'Outrageous': Analysis Shows $1.7 Billion Payout for WeWork CEO Equal to Years of Salary for Company's Expected 4,000 Laid Off Workers
"This is likely only the beginning of a jobs massacre."
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Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks at Georgetown University September 27, 2019 in Washington, DC .Clinton delivered remarks before recognizing the winners of the 2019 Hillary Rodham Clinton Awards for Advancing Women in Peace and Security. (Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images) Views
Clinton, Stein, Gabbard, and the Deconstruction of RussiaGate
A friendly reminder: The United States has a long-g-g-g history of interfering in its own elections and hardly needs Russia's help.
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Human Scum, Unite
Garbage human with garbage. Photo by Louis Ruediger/Reuters So many follies, so little time. In the last day, the Idiot Thug has continued visibly unraveling in multiple directions, from grandiose to sinister. In an interview with the rightist fanboys of Breitbart News, he did his Mafia Boss shtick...
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Global Millionaires—Just 0.9% of Population—Now Own Nearly Half of World's $361 Trillion in Wealth, Study Shows
The bottom 56 percent of the population owns just 1.8 percent of the world's wealth
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High school protesters in Chile demonstrate at subways against a fare hike. The movement has exploded in recent days. News
"We Can't Remain Indifferent": Chile Trade Unions Call for General Strike in Support of Student-Led Uprising
"Something's not right with this country and 14-year-olds were the first ones to say so—now it's workers' turn to say enough is enough."
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Demonstrators shouted slogans outside the national assembly in Quito, Ecuador on Oct. 8, 2019 following days of protests against the sharp rise in fuel prices sparked by the government's decision to scrap subsidies. (Photo: by Martin Bernetti/AFP via Getty Images) Views
Ecuador: From The Middle of the World to the End of the World
Ecuadorian people are teaching the world a lesson: unjust power, no matter how strong, always comes with a vulnerable spot, a measure of injustice, and peaceful and organized resistance against it.
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International Tax Emergency. A Critical Time for Developing Nations to Speak Up!
Developing countries lose at least $100 billion hidden away each year by multinationals in the world's tax havens. This must end.
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