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Bernie Sanders

Sanders to Hold Hearing on 'How Corporate Greed and Profiteering Are Fueling Inflation'

"The American people," said the Senate Budget Committee chair, "are sick and tired of being forced to pay outrageously high prices for gas, rent, and food while large corporations make out like bandits."

Jessica Corbett ·

Amid Renewed Medicare for All Push, Study Shows 112 Million Americans Struggle to Afford Healthcare

Noting the new research, Sen. Bernie Sanders declared that "it's time for Medicare for All."

Jessica Corbett ·

'Healthcare Is a Human Right': Sanders Announces Medicare for All Senate Hearing

Rep. Cori Bush, who co-chaired this week's House event on the topic, thanked the Senate Budget Committee chair and celebrated "momentum" in Congress to pass related legislation.

Jessica Corbett ·

Progressives Revive Push for Medicare for All at House Hearing

"Congress must implement a system that prioritizes people over profits, humanity over greed, and compassion over exploitation," Rep. Cori Bush argued in support of universal healthcare legislation.

Brett Wilkins ·

'We Do Not Need a Massive Increase': Sanders Criticizes Biden's $813 Billion Military Budget

The chair of the Senate Budget Committee noted that the U.S. already spends more on its military than "the next 11 countries combined."

Jake Johnson ·

Sanders Intros Revival of 95% Windfall Profits Tax From WWII to Curb Corporate Greed

"We cannot allow big oil companies and other large, profitable corporations to continue to use the war in Ukraine, the Covid-19 pandemic, and the specter of inflation to make obscene profits by price gouging Americans."

Jessica Corbett ·

Progressives Demand End to US Involvement on 7th Anniversary of Saudi-Led War on Yemen

"American complicity in this humanitarian disaster has persisted for too long," said a group of congressional lawmakers, "and we will not allow it to continue."

Kenny Stancil ·

Watch: Bernie Sanders and Barbara Lee Hold Town Hall on War in Ukraine

"Right now, we are in a global struggle between autocracy and democracy, with nothing less than the future of the planet at stake."

Common Dreams staff ·

'Take the Next Step': Progressives Mark ACA Anniversary With Calls for Medicare for All

"Healthcare is a human right. And it is unimaginable that, in the wealthiest country in the world, we still don't treat it like one."

Brett Wilkins ·

Bernie Sanders Backs Federally Contracted Call Center Workers on Strike

"We should not allow greedy corporations to privatize public services or profit from robbing workers of fair pay and benefits."

Jessica Corbett ·

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