Mark Pocan

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) speaks to the media at the Capitol Building September 24, 2019 in Washington, D.C.
Demanding measures that match the scale of the Covid-19 crisis, the experts call for improving the federal short-time compensation program and passing the Paycheck Guarantee Act.
Jake Johnson, staff writer
"Our actions now can lay the foundation for a just and resilient recovery, but...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
"We Demand a People's Bailout."
"Lawmakers must respond to this pandemic in a way that yanks us back from the...


Amidst the breathtaking hypocrisy of rabid charges of anti-Semitism - aka criticizing America's complicity with Israeli war crimes - heedlessly leveled against her, often from down-and-dirty bigots, Ilhan Omar is all done apologizing. As African-Americans, progressive Jews and others rally to support her, hear what she says above the ugly din: "When people say, 'You are bringing hate,' I know what their intention is. Their intention is to make sure that our lights are dimmed."