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Like Biden's Bold Moves on Government Spending? Thank Social Movements

In spite of the rising popularity of concepts such as the "Overton Window," the importance of grassroots organizing is still being underestimated.

Mark Engler ·


It's Time to Break Big Pharma's Grip on Healthcare and Empower Medicare to Negotiate Cheaper Drug Prices

The Lower Drug Costs Now Act would be long-overdue step towards making prescription medicines more affordable for all Americans.

Margarida Jorge ·


Court Rules Australian Government Has Duty to Protect Children, Environment From Climate Impacts

"This is the first time a court of law, anywhere in the world, has recognized that a government minister has a duty of care to protect young people from the catastrophic harms of climate change."

Brett Wilkins ·


Rich Nations Could 'Make Enough Vaccine for the World' With Just $25 Billion: Analysis

"The global vaccine apartheid is a policy choice," said the People's Vaccine Alliance. "We have the means to end it."

Kenny Stancil ·


Government Can Be the Solution: Eight Lessons From the Pandemic

Lesson 1: Essential workers deserve far better.

Robert Reich ·


This Older Americans Month, Let's Recommit to America's Seniors

Older Americans cannot fill their vital role in society without basic security—the peace of mind of knowing that they can pay their bills and have access to affordable health care and prescription drugs.

Max Richtman ·


Advocates Applaud State AGs' Call for Review of Proposed 'Cancer Alley' Petrochemical Plant

"I believe that if there's an honest assessment of the environmental racism behind this project's approval then it will never be permitted," said one leading local activist. "We must stop Formosa Plastics."

Brett Wilkins ·


Now Comes the Reckoning: Black Lives Matter Hits the Labor Movement

Dispatch from the front lines of the war on caregivers.

Oliver Broudy ·


Advocates Hail Ruling Striking Down 'Unconstitutional' Georgia Anti-BDS Law

"This ruling comes at a crucial moment... and makes clear that the Constitution protects participation in the BDS movement."

Brett Wilkins ·


There's No Restaurant Worker Shortage, Only a Shortage of Safe Jobs With Adequate Pay

If you believe in its omniscience, the market is signaling corporations and businesses that employers must offer more.

John Buell ·

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