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Ending Poverty in the Richest Country on Earth

Let's be clear: poverty exists because we allow it to exist.

Barbara Lee ·


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 ·


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 ·


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 ·


As Frustration Grows Over GOP Obstruction, Progressives Intensify Demands to Kill Filibuster

"It makes no sense that one member of the minority party can trigger a minority veto. That's not what people voted for."

Brett Wilkins ·


#MoralMonday Event Elevates Progressive Push for 'Third Reconstruction' Resolution

"We have the power to end poverty," says Rep. Pramila Jayapal. "We must implement bold proposals that center the poor—providing housing, healthcare, climate justice, and equitable public education."

Jessica Corbett ·


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 ·

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