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Biden Should Make Normalizing Relations With Cuba "A Priority"

Biden ignores the crisis in Cuba at his own peril.

Medea Benjamin ·


New Deep Canvassing Campaign for 2022 Aims to Bolster Progressive Power in Congress

"Democrats backed themselves into a corner a long time ago when they began sacrificing bold action for marginal wins," said People's Action. "Our 2022 strategy will finally kick this habit."

Julia Conley, staff writer ·


Why Infrastructure is So Much Bigger Than Just Infrastructure

"The beauty of pursuing a rebuilt infrastructure is that it brings with it the solution to the other four spokes of national renewal... They work together, like the spokes on the metaphorical wheel that unites them."

Robert Freeman ·


'It's the Filibuster or Democracy,' Say Progressives After GOP Tanks January 6 Commission

"Unless we abolish the filibuster, there will be no progress on any agenda focused on justice, fairness, or basic survival," said Sen. Ed Markey.

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·


Schumer Says Vote on For the People Act Coming Next Month

"We're witnessing a clear and present threat to our democracy," said Rep. Pramila Jayapal. "We must act now to save it."

Kenny Stancil, staff writer ·


Sanders Warns Dems Could Lose Congress If They Get Mired in 'Never-Ending' Negotiations With GOP

"The Democrats in Congress must move forward boldly, protecting the working families of our country and restoring faith in government. Yes, the future of the country is at stake."

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·


Here's How to End the Filibuster and Protect Democracy

It will take a carefully constructed, step-by-step strategy by the Senate Democratic leadership, in coordination with grassroots organizations—to potentially bring Manchin and Sinema around.

Miles Mogulescu ·


'Your Legacy Is... What You Deliver': Climate Movement Says Biden Budget Not Bold Enough

"This might be a political show for Biden," said the Sunrise Movement, "but for us it's a fight for our lives and for the communities we love and care about."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


'End This Game': Dems Urged to Ditch GOP After 'Woefully Inadequate' Infrastructure Offer

"Ceding to Republicans and accepting any GOP proposal will only lead to the death of more people from extreme weather... and will put in jeopardy the Democratic majority in 2022 and 2024."

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·


Sanders, Murphy Introduce Legislation to Allow College Athletes to Unionize

"Big time college sports haven't been 'amateur' for a long time, and the NCAA has long denied its players economic and bargaining rights while treating them like commodities," said Sen. Chris Murphy.

Julia Conley, staff writer ·