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Pramila Jayapal


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, staff writer ·


'Why We Need Medicare for All': GOP Missouri Governor Rejects Ballot Mandate for Medicaid Expansion

"Gov. Parson is openly adversarial to the people in our communities who have the least," said Rep. Cori Bush. 

Andrea Germanos, staff writer ·


It Is Imperative We Fix the Gaping Holes in Medicare

Since its inception in 1965, Medicare has not covered such basic health-care needs as hearing, dental care, and vision.

Bernie Sanders ·


Sanders Says US Must Call for Cease-Fire and End to 'Provocative and Illegal Settlement Activity' by Israel

The senator joined a growing chorus of global political leaders alarmed by the escalating violence and settler colonialism in the region.

Common Dreams staff ·


It Is Not Time for Progressives to Be Giving Joe Biden an 'A' Grade

If we're going to get maximum reforms in this crucial period, President Biden needs focused pressure—not the highest rating.

Jeff Cohen ·


As Hiring Undershoots Expectations, Biden Urged to Go Big With $10 Trillion Jobs Plan

"Millions of people are out of work, and the unemployment rate is rising. The real risk isn't doing too much—it's doing too little."

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·


Growing Calls to 'Audit the Ultra-Rich' as Yellen Says Tax Dodging Could Cost US $7 Trillion Over 10 Years

"Imagine what we could do for people with $7 trillion. That's infrastructure, child care, paid leave, free college, climate action, and other investments in our communities."

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·


Dingell and Markey Introduce $10 Trillion THRIVE Act to Tackle 'Our Biggest Emergencies'

The bill aims to ensure "an intersectional response" to the climate crisis, coronavirus pandemic, economic inequity, and racial injustice "that is proportionate to the scope of the problems we face."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


'A Phenomenal, Bold, Progressive Candidate': Pramila Jayapal Endorses Nina Turner for Congress

The chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus said Turner is running on "the exact progressive platform that we believe is necessary."

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·


Progressives Urge Biden to Go Bigger, Bolder, Faster in Spending and Tax Plans

Leading research and movement organizations and progressive Democrats call for rapid passage of legislation to transform the economy.

Sarah Anderson ·