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These Billionaires Are Hoarding Wealth While Denying Workers Paid Sick Leave
In the midst of a deadly pandemic, the CEOs and families in control of our largest companies are living lavishly while denying their workers basic benefits.
Munira Lokhandwala and Derek Seidman
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What’s Joe Biden’s Response to Coronavirus? Even He Doesn’t Seem Sure.
Biden's coronavirus response plan doesn't just fall short—it also doesn't match what he's been telling the public.
Branko Marcetic
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The Coronavirus Crisis Is Disaster Capitalism In Action. Here’s How the Left Can Respond.
Naomi Klein, Astra Taylor and Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor offer strategies for resistance and collective action in a time of social distancing.
Amber Colón Núñez
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To Fix the Looming Supply Chain Crisis, Nationalize Amazon
Dealing with the coronavirus pandemic demands a novel solution: placing the e-commerce giant under public control.
Paris Marx
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Corporate America Fleeced Us Again
The coronavirus bill is an orgy of corporate welfare that rivals the 2008 bailout.
Moe Tkacik
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The Senate’s $2 Trillion Bailout Falls Flat on Worker Protections
The coronavirus financial relief package is packed full of corporate giveaways and lacks basic safeguards for workers and their families.
Josh Bivens and Heidi Shierholz
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The Swing Voter Chimera
Micah Uetricht
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The 7% Matter
Dan Cohen
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We Need a Coronavirus Fiscal Stimulus That’s Bigger Than $2 Trillion. And We Need it Now.
The risk of going too small on stimulus is large, while the risk of going too big is almost nonexistent.
Josh Bivens
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The Future Socialists Want, And Centrists Fear
Are reds and red-scarers even talking about the same thing?
Joel Bleifuss
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Mike Davis: The Coronavirus Crisis Is a Monster Fueled by Capitalism
Pandora's Box is open, and our ruthless economic system is making everything far worse.
Mike Davis
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While Mainstream Democrats Fumble, Bernie Sanders Is Modeling a Serious Response to Coronavirus
Democrats make a huge mistake by shying away from a robust material response to the crisis.
Natalie Shure
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Despite Bernie’s Loss, Progressives Scored 3 Major Wins in Illinois. Here’s How.
Kim Foxx, Marie Newman and Robert Peters won much-watched races through sustained, longterm organizing.
Will Tanzman
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The Right Way to Give Everyone Cash in the Midst of the Coronavirus Crisis
For a cash payout plan to work it must be universal, long-lasting and supplemented with other social programs.
Jim Pugh
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Coronavirus Demands Social Distancing and Social Movements. Here’s How To Do Both.
Even in times of social distancing, building a collective, social response to the pandemic is our only salvation.
Paul Engler
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Bernie Just Laid Out a Humane Approach to Dealing with the Coronavirus. Biden Did Not.
In Sunday’s debate, Sanders made a clear-eyed case for taking the profit motive out of healthcare, while Biden railed against "revolution."
Miles Kampf-Lassin
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Why Bernie Must Keep Going: It’s About Our Future
Sanders is down, but he's not out. And he can still help advance a progressive agenda for all of us.
Christopher D. Cook
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Despite His Losses, Bernie Sanders’ Agenda Is Winning
While Sanders lost in Michigan and other states, exit polls show voters want Medicare for All, an economic transformation and a nominee who will run on a progressive platform. Those demands aren’t going anywhere.
Miles Kampf-Lassin
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Austerity Could Make the U.S. Coronavirus Outbreak So Much Worse
The lack of investment in public health, a robust social safety net or universal healthcare system all make the U.S. especially vulnerable to the fast-spreading disease.
Natalie Shure
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The Democratic Establishment Is Trying to Crush Bernie Sanders, But It Hasn’t Stopped Him
While the Democratic Party’s corporate wing helped Biden gain on Super Tuesday, Sanders’ left-wing vision is still popular—and can still win.
Miles Kampf-Lassin
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Under Bloomberg, the NYPD Massively Expanded Its Racist Gang Database
Stop-and-frisk has received more attention, but Bloomberg’s role in broadening New York’s discriminatory gang database should raise serious concern about what his presidency would look like.
Josmar Trujillo
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Elizabeth Warren, Please Drop Out for the Sake of a Better World
Warren has no path to the Democratic nomination, but by dropping out and endorsing Bernie Sanders she can still help make her egalitarian vision a reality.
Hamilton Nolan
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It’s Not Just Bernie Anymore—Centrist Dems Are Skipping AIPAC in a “Watershed Moment”
Amy Klobuchar and Pete Buttigieg have joined Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren in abandoning the pro-Israel conference that critics call "a fringe, right-wing, radioactive rogue organization."
Julia Conley
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Bloomberg Unleashes Warren’s Rage—At Last
If Warren has a superpower, it is her anger—a righteous, coruscating fury that beautifully clarifies the moral stakes of a rigged economy.
Kathleen Geier
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