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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 ·


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 ·


Koch's Americans for Prosperity Continues Its Assault on Medicaid During Covid

In the states that have not expanded Medicaid, residents have to weigh the costs of health insurance and medical care against other essential needs, such as housing, food, and transportation to work.

Don Wiener ·


WHO Calls for 'Humanitarian Pause' to Provide Gaza With Much-Needed Assistance

"The severity of injuries is straining an already overwhelmed health system that is facing critical shortages of essential medicines and supplies while also battling the Covid-19 pandemic."

Jessica Corbett ·


GOP United in Action To Keep Workers Down

Republican governors in state after state are cutting off the federal aid. They'd rather turn away free money than relieve pressure on the poor. 

Laura Flanders ·


Texas Governor Signs 'All-Out Assault on Reproductive Health' Into Law

"This forced pregnancy act will drive women back into the [pre-Roe] shadows," warned one Democratic lawmaker in the state.

Julia Conley ·


House Dems Push for Infrastructure Package 'That Truly Meets This Historic Moment'

"Given the scale of our unemployment, caregiving, healthcare, climate, and inequality crises," nearly 60 lawmakers wrote, "we urge our colleagues in Congress to pursue a larger upfront investment."

Kenny Stancil ·


'A Heinous Crime': Israeli Airstrikes Damage Gaza's Only Coronavirus Testing Lab

"It was bad enough when Palestinians in Gaza weren't able to get vaccinated, but now to reportedly lose their only coronavirus testing lab is...  beyond words."

Jake Johnson ·


Redistribution of Health Through the American Families Plan

The American Families Plan will make the Affordable Care Act subsidies permanent—ensuring that millions of Americans can keep their care. And the top 1% of taxpayers will pay for it.

Laura Packard ·


'A Huge Loss': Israel's Killing of Top Doctors Further Strains Overwhelmed Gaza Health System

"I have not seen this level of destruction through my 14 years of work—not even in the 2014 war," said one emergency rescue official. 

Brett Wilkins ·

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