Sunday, April 21, 2024

Tag: working class

Debunking ‘no one wants to work anymore’

Instead of saying “no one wants to work anymore,” we should be saying, “no one wants to be exploited anymore.”

Another blow to working people during the pandemic: States snatching back...

During the pandemic, states are continuing to deduct money from tax refunds to collect delinquent debts, burdening those who have suffered the most from the COVID-19 recession.

In blow to GOP narrative, Missouri cut to jobless benefits not...

“It’s almost as if the pandemic unemployment benefits weren’t the issue.”

‘Biggest risk’ for Democrats on minimum wage, says top Sanders aide,...

With the White House and legislative branch under their control, says Warren Gunnels, Democrats “must win” fight on behalf of working people.

Tax the rich and divert billions from NYPD budget to fund...

“The working class and the middle class and the poor are getting shafted.”

Sanders threatens to demand stronger conditions on $500 billion ‘corporate welfare...

“It would be an outrage to prevent working-class Americans to receive the emergency unemployment assistance included in this legislation.”

Michael Moore on Trump, 2020 & why “the old, angry white...

Moore, who supports Bernie Sanders, said Democrats can win if they focus on these voters and on bold proposals like Medicare for All.

How liberals left the white working class behind

White working-class anger has been simmering for decades, due to globalization, wage stagnation, and the myth of meritocracy.

‘Big attack on working people:’ Trump moves to redefine poverty in...

"A novel way to take health care etc. away from people AND make it look like there are fewer poor people – change the formula."

Donald Trump has betrayed the working class.

He still claims he’s on their side. That’s one of his biggest lies of all.

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The Fourth Amendment is Not for Sale Act and the battle against government spying

The FANFSA, passed with a 219-199 vote, garnered support from both sides of the aisle, with 96 Democrats and 123 Republicans backing the bill.

20 percent of common produce carry unhealthy levels of pesticides new report says

Of the 59 common produce items evaluated, popular produce like strawberries, green beans and potatoes posed the highest risks.

US diplomacy thwarts Palestinian UN membership amid claims of supporting statehood leaked cable shows

This diplomatic maneuvering seeks to avoid a U.S. veto, which would publicly align the country against Palestinian self-determination.

Progressive International unveils database exposing global right-wing network threatening democracies

This database, which results from a year of meticulous research, exposes the mechanisms through which these forces erode democratic norms and foster geopolitical instability.
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How Trump is following Hitler’s playbook

History shows there are no “one-day” dictatorships. When democracies fall, they typically fall completely.