The bill includes a $15 minimum wage increase, an extension of unemployment insurance, survival checks, and $20 billion for a national vaccination program.
This is not what he promised in his campaign and it is not what the American people voted for.
"We need to work to extricate from the Middle East, not escalate."
While its chances in the Senate appear slim, the proposal has brought national attention to the minimum wage, which has been stuck at $7.25 since 2009.
“This is not a difficult decision. Use your power. Keep $15 in.”
If the failures of this pandemic have taught us anything, it’s that when we finally come out of it we need a new normal.
That kind of silence, whether from the U.S. Senate or from big-budget progressive groups, could dangerously help the Biden administration to do its worst instead of its potential best.
‘Outrageous’: Sanders rips Netanyahu for sending Covid vaccines to foreign allies as Palestinians denied...
The U.S. senator from Vermont denounced Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for sending spare vaccines overseas “while so many Palestinians in the occupied territories are still waiting.”
“The current minimum wage, federally, is $7.25. Now, you can’t live on that.”
Without a bold rebuilding campaign, Americans will continue to risk their well-being and livelihoods as the nation collapses around them.