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'Of, By, and For the 1%': Sanders Condemns Trump Budget as 'Immoral Document' Designed to Hurt Families and Children

"What kind of unbelievable moral framework allowed this White House to propose $182 billion in cuts to nutrition assistance from needy families, when nearly one in seven households with children are food insecure?"

Jake Johnson ·


Majority in US Back Free College Tuition and Student Debt Cancellation, New Poll Finds

The proposals of Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren have been dismissed as "extreme" by some of their opponents, but most Americans support such ideas.

Julia Conley ·


Amnesty International Chief's Plea to 30,000+ Schools Worldwide: Let the Students Climate Strike!

"Children should not be punished for speaking out about the great injustices of our age."

Jessica Corbett ·


Canceling All College Debt Will Make Us Smarter and Richer

An erasure of all student loans currently on the books, would be a significant boon to GDP, boosting the economy by approximately $100 billion a year for at least 10 years, yielding lower unemployment rates, increased spending, and more

Astra Taylor ·


'Enormous Victory for Transgender Students' as SCOTUS Declines to Hear Challenge to Inclusive Bathroom Policy

"This move means school districts can continue to allow trans students to participate in school activities, and use restrooms and locker rooms, that match their gender."

Jessica Corbett ·


Citing Harm to Public Education, Bernie Sanders Calls for Ban on For-Profit Charter Schools

"Charter schools are led by unaccountable, private bodies, and their growth has drained funding from the public school system."

Jake Johnson ·


We're Not the Class of 2019. We're the Class of 0000.

Deliver a plan for zero emissions—or get zero of our votes.

Lia Harel ·


Promising Signs That America Is Waking Up to the Student Debt Crisis

New data reveals the issue of crushing student debt has the potential to help Democrats to make inroads with a broad array of voters

Sean McElwee ·


Pentagon Spending Set to Hit Near-Record Levels, But 'Establishment Says We Can't Afford' Progressive Policies

"Very few in Congress are questioning how the U.S. can afford to spend $7.5 trillion on the military."

Jake Johnson ·


DeVos Defends $18 Million Cut to Special Olympics Funding While Asking Congress for $60 Million for Charter Schools

"Just when you thought the Trump administration couldn't possibly stoop any lower..."

Julia Conley ·

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