Saturday, May 15, 2021

Tag: Social Benefits

How upskilling America will rebuild the middle class

Providing workers with a pathway for that upskilling will be essential to meeting the nation’s infrastructure needs.

How America can curb the epidemic of violence against health care...

Health care professionals are five times more likely to encounter violence on the job than other Americans.

The American Rescue Plan is for real

“People are hurting enough already. They don’t need more worries about the future.”

Why America needs new infrastructure to survive

Without a bold rebuilding campaign, Americans will continue to risk their well-being and livelihoods as the nation collapses around them.

How corporations try to divide and exploit America’s workers

“These companies are not going to give you everything out of the goodness of their hearts. They start sweating when they see you standing together.”

Tyson exploits consumers just like its animals and the workers who...

Vulnerable workers, abused animals and a rigged system are the foundation of an unethical, destructive business model.

How Americans can help the frontline workers battling Covid-19

The pandemic highlighted the essential work that nursing home staff members perform—and the necessity of treating them as essential workers from now on.

How Mitch McConnell flouts the will of the American people

Right now, one person—Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell—stands in the way of America’s fight against COVID-19.

On Medicare and Medicaid’s 55th birthday, let’s expand benefits—not cut them

That includes improving Medicare and Medicaid, and expanding them to cover everyone in America.

How 1.3 million Americans risk losing their pensions

Pensions aren’t perks or “extras.” Workers earned these benefits, and they rely on that money being there during their golden years.

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The end of (inconvenient) protest?

Protest has been a tool that the left has used to force government action throughout the English speaking world.

Sound the alarms, McConnell and Manchin put roadblocks in front of Biden’s agenda

When will we hear our president tell us how he plans to get all this great legislation underway in a Senate that is filled with McConnell and Manchin roadblocks?

Enbridge Line 5 Pipeline violates Michigan order, continues operating

The Canadian pipeline company's defiance of the order is a dramatic development in a long-running showdown between it and Michigan.

Biden administration plans an immediate ban on menthol cigarettes

Studies prove that such bans will help people quit smoking, especially those disproportionately affected by menthol cigarettes.

What America can learn from China—Lessons from the pandemic

While the China model cannot be transplanted to the West, there’s a lot that America can learn from China.