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Bernie Sanders Says Backing Waiver for Covid Vaccine Patents Is 'Common Human Morality'

"We must do everything humanly possible to crush this global pandemic and save millions of people who are in danger of needlessly dying."

Jake Johnson ·


60% of US Voters Want Biden to Support Patent Waiver for Covid Vaccines: Poll

"The world needs it. The people want it. The question is, will President Biden listen?"

Kenny Stancil ·


Progressives Welcome 'Incredibly Encouraging News' of Planned US Withdrawal From Afghanistan

"With today's decision, President Biden recognizes what the people of the United States and Afghanistan have long known: we simply cannot bomb our way to peace."

Brett Wilkins ·


Despite Defeat, Sanders Calls Those Behind Amazon Union Drive an 'Inspiration to Workers' Nationwide

The senator also called for changes in federal law, declaring that "workers should not be intimidated or badgered by a company" for organizing.

Jessica Corbett ·


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."

Jake Johnson ·


'What You're Doing Is Historical!' Bernie Sanders Rallies With Amazon Workers in Alabama

"If history teaches us anything, it is that big money interests do not just give you anything," the senator said in support of the union drive in Bessemer. "You've got to stand up and you've got to fight for it."

Brett Wilkins ·


'Everyone In, Nobody Out': Jayapal, Dingell Introduce Medicare for All Act With 112 Co-Sponsors

"A system that prioritizes profits over patients and ties coverage to employment was no match for a global pandemic and will never meet the needs of our people."

Brett Wilkins ·


'We Need a People's Vaccine, Not a Profit Vaccine': Sanders Urges Biden to Support Push to Suspend Pharma Patents

"Ending this pandemic requires collaboration, solidarity, and empathy. It requires a very different mindset—a mindset that puts people over profits at every turn."

Jake Johnson ·


Here Are the 8 Democrats Who Just Joined GOP to Vote Down Sanders' $15 Minimum Wage Amendment

"Every single Dem who voted against a $15 minimum wage should be primaried."

Jake Johnson ·


Urging Senate to 'Ignore the Parliamentarian,' Sanders to Force Vote on $15 Minimum Wage Amendment

"I regard it as absurd that the parliamentarian, a Senate staffer elected by no one, can prevent a wage increase for 32 million workers."

Jake Johnson ·

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