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Sanders Reaffirms Progressive Commitment to Vote Down Infrastructure Bill Without Reconciliation

By Kenny Stancil, Common Dreams Sen. Bernie Sanders on Tuesday implored his colleagues in the House to vote against a Senate-passed bipartisan infrastructure bill until Congress approves a…

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America Starts Up Another Cold War – Again

By William Rivers Pitt, Truthout “The United States will compete, and will compete vigorously, and lead with our values and our strength,” President Biden told the UN General Assembly on Tuesday.…

Getting $3.5 Trillion To Pass: Progressives Are The Good Guys

By Ryan Skolnick Remember this whole infrastructure mess next time anyone dares to call progressives “divisive.” Here are the facts: Bernie Sanders supports a 3.5 trillion dollar…

What’s Going On In El Salvador? Bukele’s Drift Towards Dictatorship

Take Action Now El Salvador’s President, Nayib Bukele is making the headlines recently. In part, it reflects recent moves he’s making to consolidate power and run for President again. But…

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Walton Wins Critical Court Battles; Establishment Dems Still Trying to Destabilize Her Candidacy

By C.M. Lewis & Tyler Walicek, Truthout Elements of Buffalo, New York’s political establishment and business interests are intent on making it as difficult as possible for Democratic nominee and…

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Protecting Their Donors, Moderate Dems Resist Attempts to Bundle Infrastructure and Budget Spending

By Julia Rock, The Intercept As the House of Representatives begins debating Democrats’ landmark budget reconciliation package, only 17 Democratic lawmakers have publicly committed to keeping the…

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Sensing a Loss in CA Recall, Elder Draws on Trump Playbook

By Chris Walker, Truthout The California recall election results have not yet been tabulated or released to the public — yet the leading Republican challenger in the race has already pushed…

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Billionaires Popping Champagne As Dems Fail Country, Says Patriotic Millionaires

Take Action Now By Patriotic Millionaires Tonight, in response to reports that House Democrats on the Ways and Means Committee are likely to maintain significant levels of preferential treatment for…

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Brand New Congress Reflects on 20 Years in Afghanistan

Take Action Now By Brand New Congress Everyone remembers where we were the day the world stood still. In a flash, all our lives changed. In the weeks that followed, as we were still frozen in shock,…

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Lies Historians Tell Us: Inaccuracies and Forgotten Details In U.S. History

By Janine Jackson, Fair The August 27, 2021, episode of CounterSpin included an archival interview Janine Jackson conducted with James Loewen about lies historians tell us. The interview originally…