"We will not tolerate profiteering. Any treatment or vaccine must be made free for all."
The enormous $2 trillion package is designed to protect workers, families and businesses from the costly effects of needing to shut down businesses to protect communal health.
At a time when almost everyone feels burdened and fearful, the use of power and privilege to exploit weakness and vulnerability is morally intolerable.
Merriam-Webster defines "damned" as "to bring ruin on," or "to condemn to a punishment or fate."
“Lawmakers must act immediately to provide emergency funding to the states to ensure that every eligible voter can cast their ballot this fall.”
Congress must leave the steel and aluminum tariffs in place and redouble efforts to find new uses for American products.
“Senate Republicans are using the coronavirus crisis as a cynical cover to attack our Social Security system.”
To fight like hell for the living will require unrelenting work from progressive movements willing and able to organize effectively in every political arena.
While it’s important to dispel myths around the ability of the president to simply cancel elections, it’s just as important to warn of the very real dangers to the 2020 election.
A successful progressive campaign needs to have the right message and agenda and the right relationship between a candidate with vision and credibility and longer-term progressive infrastructure.