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Demanding End to 'Rotten' Opposition to Medicare for All, Doctors and Nurses to March on American Medical Association's Annual Meeting

"It's time for the AMA to join the majority of physicians who support improved Medicare for All."

Jake Johnson ·


'Pay Your Workers a Living Wage': Sanders Blasts Walmart Executives to Their Faces at Annual Shareholder Meeting

To reduce the "grotesque level of income and wealth inequality" at Walmart, the Vermont senator urged the retailer to raise its minimum wage to at least $15 an hour

Jake Johnson ·


Virtually No Wage Growth, Surge in Stock Buybacks: Study Offers More Proof Trump Tax Cuts Were 'Designed to Put a Big Windfall in Oligarch Pockets'

"It's done nothing to raise wages and flown right into corporate execs' pockets," Rep. Bill Pascrell said of the Republican tax law

Jake Johnson ·


'Spoiler: Because Australia Has Universal Healthcare': Watch Ocasio-Cortez Ask Pharma CEO Why HIV Drug Costs $8 Overseas But $1,780 in the US

"We the public, we the people, developed this drug, we paid for this drug. There's no reason this should be $2,000 a month. People are dying because of it."

Jake Johnson ·


Demanding Medicare for All, Nurses Use Band-Aids to Plaster GoFundMe Pages to Big Pharma Headquarters

"Nobody should have a GoFundMe account to pay for their healthcare, and we're here to make sure that that stops."

Jake Johnson ·


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 ·


A Path to Democratic Socialism Means a Path To Climate Justice

Through ecosocialism, we can fight climate change and extreme inequality at the same time

Thea N. Riofrancos ·


With Trillions in Safety Net Cuts, Bernie Sanders Says Trump Budget 'Breathtaking in Its Degree of Cruelty'

"This is a budget for the military industrial complex, for corporate CEOs, for Wall Street, and for the billionaire class."

Jake Johnson ·


Resisting Trump Is Not Enough: 20,000 Activists Ask Democratic Candidates Where They Stand on Bold Agenda

The message behind a new pledge is this: "Yes, fight Trump – but Americans also want to hear big solutions to the large economic problem our country faces."

Roger Hickey ·


Trump Wants Socialism for the Rich, Brutal Capitalism for the Rest of Us

To the conservative mind, the specter of socialism conjures up a society in which no one is held accountable, and no one has to work for what they receive. Yet that's exactly the society Trump and the Republicans are promoting for the rich.

Robert Reich ·

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