Congress is now considering legislation to address many of these problems.
On the anniversary of his assassination, Martin Luther King’s full radical vision is still the best guide for how to lead America to the promised land.
It’s past time for progressive Democrats to stop focusing on the places they win votes easily, in the cities and the suburbs and to go where the Republicans win by default: rural America.
One of its two major parties is centered on a Big Lie that threatens to blow up the nation, figuratively if not literally.
“I don’t know any part of this country where someone can survive on $7.25.”
The bill includes a $15 minimum wage increase, an extension of unemployment insurance, survival checks, and $20 billion for a national vaccination program.
“The current minimum wage, federally, is $7.25. Now, you can’t live on that.”