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'Call Them Now': Ire Aimed at 3 Democrats Endangering Plan to Lower Drug Prices

"Any politician standing in the way of lower drug prices is on a short path to losing their job."

Jake Johnson ·


With Texas at Center of Abortion Fight, NARAL Backs Cisneros Over Cuellar for 2022

"Jessica Cisneros will take bold action to fight back against unyielding attacks from anti-choice politicians in Texas and across the country."

Jessica Corbett ·


'We Are Clearly Not Fully Recovered': Ocasio-Cortez to Introduce Extension of Boosted Unemployment Benefits

"I simply just could not allow this to happen without at least trying."

Brett Wilkins ·


'It's Gonna Be $3.5 Trillion': Sanders Holds the Line Against Right-Wing Democrats

"That's the compromise that's already been made," said Sen. Bernie Sanders. "The truth is $3.5 trillion is not enough."

Kenny Stancil ·


To Avert Failure, Biden Should Listen to the "Radicals"—Not Corporate Media

At this crucial juncture, if Biden won't even heed Schumer's urgent advice to give the country an FDR-like push forward—and instead listens to the "go-slow/go-small" warnings of giant corporations and their media—the GOP will win big in 2022.

Jeff Cohen ·


'A Monumental Mistake': Wyden Warns House Democrats' Tax Plan Lets Billionaires Off Easy

"It's important to address the fact that billionaire heirs may never pay tax on billions in stock gains."

Jake Johnson ·


Filibuster Only Obstacle After Senate Democrats Unveil New Voting Rights Bill

As Sen. Joe Manchin tries to build GOP support for the proposal, progressives call for "removing the filibuster from the Senate Republicans' obstructionist toolbox."

Jessica Corbett ·


So-Called Democratic "Moderates" Are Actually Right-Wingers Who Have Always Thrown Up Roadblocks to Social Progress

The U.S. is the only liberal-democratic country in the world with a political system set up for two mainstream parties, a long and continuous history of union suppression, and without a major socialist party at the national level.

C.J. Polychroniou ·


Senate Dems Urge Biden to Redirect Billions of Unspent War Funds to Help Afghan People

The lawmakers are calling on the administration "to resist calls to reallocate this balance to the already bloated Department of Defense budget."

Brett Wilkins ·


Norway's Leftist Opposition on Track to Oust Conservative Government

"We will now give Norway a new government and a new course," declared Labor's Jonas Gahr Støre, who is expected to be the next prime minister.

Common Dreams staff ·

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