Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Promising coronavirus treatment granted exclusive status to Gilead Sciences by FDA

"We will not tolerate profiteering. Any treatment or vaccine must be made free for all."

Senate agrees to $2 trillion stimulus package

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.

It’s morally intolerable for the privileged to profit from this emergency

At a time when almost everyone feels burdened and fearful, the use of power and privilege to exploit weakness and vulnerability is morally intolerable.

No, I will not die for this damned economy

Merriam-Webster defines "damned" as "to bring ruin on," or "to condemn to a punishment or fate."

Stand Up America urges lawmakers to pass measure to extend vote-by-mail during coronavirus pandemic

“Lawmakers must act immediately to provide emergency funding to the states to ensure that every eligible voter can cast their ballot this fall.”

Why lifting tariffs during the COVID-19 crisis is bad for America’s long-term health

Congress must leave the steel and aluminum tariffs in place and redouble efforts to find new uses for American products.

‘This is a trap’: Progressives sound alarm as GOP attempts sneak attack on social...

“Senate Republicans are using the coronavirus crisis as a cynical cover to attack our Social Security system.”

Power in a time of coronavirus

To fight like hell for the living will require unrelenting work from progressive movements willing and able to organize effectively in every political arena.

Can the US pull off a November election? Journalists play a critical role

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.

Here’s how progressives scored 3 major wins in Illinois

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.