Saturday, July 24, 2021

Tag: Bernie Sanders

‘A big deal,’ says Sanders as dems agree to pursue a...

"The wealthy and large corporations are going to start paying their fair share of taxes, so that we can protect the working families of this country."

‘No reconciliation bill, no deal’: Sanders says progressive package must come...

"No reconciliation bill, no deal. We need transformative change NOW."

Sanders says Congress must combat GOP attacks on voting rights in...

"We can disagree on all kinds of issues, but taking away the right of people to participate in American democracy is unacceptable and the Congress must address that."

Sanders addresses health care workforce shortage under new bill Addressing the...

The massive shortage was exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, Sanders said.

Sanders urges labor secretary to protect jobless benefits as GOP governors...

Sanders is hardly alone in calling on Walsh to do everything in his power to ensure that jobless workers continue receiving benefits regardless of Republican governors' actions.

At Kentucky rally, Sanders blasts McConnell for ‘working overtime’ to reward...

"It's a question of whose interests the government represents. It's a question of whether you fight for the needs of the wealthy and large corporations who fund your campaigns, or the working families of our country."

Sanders wants big oil CEOs to testify at Senate climate hearing

“These companies are producing a significant percentage of the carbon that we use, which is destroying our planet, and we want to know what they are doing to transform their companies away from fossil fuel.”

Pressed by Sanders, Democrats aim to lower Medicare eligibility age in...

"In the rescue plan, we were able to take a major step forward in lowering child poverty—very important. Now I want to deal with issues facing seniors as well."

Sanders bill would hike taxes on big corporations that pay CEOs...

"We need to take dramatic steps to address wealth inequality in this country and discouraging massive executive payouts is a good place to start."

‘Total hypocrisy!’ Sanders rips GOP for pushing estate tax repeal while...

“While Senate Republicans told us we cannot afford to provide $1,400 direct payments to the working class, they had no problem introducing a bill this week to repeal the estate tax.”

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Federal judges blocks Arkansas abortion ban

This law “is categorically unconstitutional, and plaintiffs have demonstrated that they are likely to succeed on the merits.”

Undercover investigations expose brutal wildlife killing contests

Welcome to the cruel world of wildlife killing contests, family events where children play amidst piles of slaughtered animals—and legal in 42 states.

Ethiopian Renaissance Dam: A unifying Peoples Project

Ethiopians are faced with a choice: unite and prosper or withdraw into ethnic rivalries and fall into further conflict and discord.

Player or pawn? Luke Harding’s Russiagate ‘scoop’

The reporter’s involvement in the persecution of Assange alone would be enough to make people question his honesty.

How a powerful US lobby group helps big oil to block climate action

“I think it’s fair to say that API and its prominent member companies have a broadly shared goal, which is to keep the social license of the oil and gas industry operating, and therefore enabling them to continue to extract oil and gas for as long as possible, as profitably as possible.”