All News Articles for 2021-03-29

Monday, March 29, 2021
"For the 12 million Americans who are behind an average of $5,000 each on rent, even an eviction moratorium is not enough," over 200 national and community groups say in a new ad calling for housing debt cancellation published at USA Today says. (Photo: Valerie Macon/AFP via Getty Images) Report Reveals Large Landlords' Profits During Coronavirus Pandemic
The new analysis came on the same day that the CDC extended the federal eviction moratorium—which has protected around 20 million households during the pandemic—through June 30.
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One-year-old Dara Faraez walks across the floor in front of the podium as Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) speaks at the Back the THRIVE Agenda press conference on September 10, 2020 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Green New Deal Network) As Biden Prepares to Unveil Infrastructure Plan, Progressives Push $10 Trillion Investment
"The THRIVE Act is the agenda that establishes the pillars for economic renewal in our country," says Sen. Ed Markey.
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Wind turbines of the Block Island Wind Farm tower over the water on October 14, 2016 off the shores of Block Island, Rhode Island. 'Revolutionary Moment': Biden White House Announces Major Boost for Offshore Wind
"As our country faces the interlocking challenges of a global pandemic, economic downturn, racial injustice, and the climate crisis, we must transition to a brighter future for everyone."
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A coalition of activists gathered outside the New York Stock Exchange to call for higher taxes on the rich to fund Covid-19 recovery on January 28, 2021. Minimum Wage Would Be $44 Today If It Had Increased at Same Rate as Wall St. Bonuses: Analysis
"Since 1985, the average Wall Street bonus has increased 1,217%, from $13,970 to $184,000 in 2020."
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Civil rights attorney Ben Crump speaks to the press outside of the Hennepin County Government Center before the start of the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin on March 29, 2021 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images) 'Just Look at the Torture Video,' Says George Floyd's Family Lawyer as Chauvin Trial Begins
"America, the whole world is watching. Do we really have equality and justice for all?"
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Demonstrators protest outside of the Georgia Capitol building against GOP voter suppression efforts on March 8, 2021 in Atlanta. (Photo: Megan Varner/Getty Images) Georgia Hit With Pair of Lawsuits Over Sweeping Voter Suppression Law
"The Georgia NAACP will continue to fight until every voter is able to freely and confidently participate in democracy," vowed the state president.
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Director for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Rochelle Walensky, testifies during a Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee hearing on the federal coronavirus response on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. on March 18, 2021. CDC Director Warns of 'Impending Doom' as Covid Cases Rise Across US
"We have so much to look forward to, so much promise and potential of where we are and so much reason for hope, but right now I'm scared."
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A Central American woman and her son cross the Rio Grande on February 8th, 2021 to surrender to the border patrol at the Texas United States crossing. (Photo: David Peinado/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images) Bowman Blames Decades of US Capitalism, Imperialism for Flow of Asylum-Seekers
"The best we can do is implement a 21st century Marshall Plan and help to rebuild Central America in the same ways that we have destroyed it."
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Thousands of people attend a rally for sustainable climate law in Paris, France on March 28,2021. (Photo by Julien Mattia/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images) 'Vraie Loi Climat!': Tens of Thousands March in France to Demand Much Stronger Climate Law
French President Emannuel Macron, said one demonstrator, "is going backwards—he's performing a moonwalk, he's an artist who pretends to go forward but in fact he's only going backwards."
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A coalition of healthcare advocacy organizations rallied outside Pfizer Worldwide Headquarters in Manhattan on March 11, 2021. Now 'Do It,' Progressives Demand as Biden Weighs Support for Lifting Covid Vaccine Patents
"Vaccines must be treated as public goods available at affordable prices, available for all," said South African President Cyril Ramaphosa.
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'Getting Nervous'? Bezos Told Amazon Execs to Hit Back at Critics Amid Historic Union Drive
"He's afraid that if Amazon workers in Alabama vote to unionize, it'll give workers all over America the courage to take on his greed and win economic justice."
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