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These Democrats Keep Drug Prices High To Appease Big Pharma Donors

Take Action Now Robert Reich, Substack Excuse me but I have to vent. Three House Democrats and one Democratic senator are now blocking a proposal to allow Medicare to negotiate drug prices.…

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Democrats Underestimate How Much Trouble They Are In

Take Action Now Hamilton Nolan, In These Times [Nolan is addressing a debate in Democratic Party circles that asks the question: what national electoral strategy will help Democrats do well in 2022…

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Corporations Have Funded The Rehabilitation of Rahm Emanuel

Take Action Now Julia Rock, Andrew Perez, The Daily Poster  In 2019, Rahm Emanuel left the Chicago mayor’s office in disgrace after the public learned his administration suppressed video of police…

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Michael Moore on Supporting India Walton for Buffalo Mayor

Take Action Now Michael Moore, Rumble [Today we’re reposting Michael Moore’s intro to his episode of Rumble with India Walton, a Democratic Socialist likely to be Buffalo’s next…

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Buffalo Mayor Didn’t Prioritize 911 Rape Calls, Opposes Restorative Justice

Take Action Now Jenna Piasecki, Buffalo News When Byron Brown stated that India Walton favors restorative justice practices, which would mean “no jail time for rapists,” it upset many rape survivors,…

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Professor Kyrsten Sinema ASU Syllabus: “Corporate giving” And How To “Cultivate Donors”

Take Action Now By Ken Klippenstein, The Intercept [Senator Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona opposes both filibuster reform and the current Reconciliation package supported by the majority of Democrats.…

Rep. Jayapal Has Turned The Progressive Caucus Into a Fighting Force

Take Action Now By Daniel Marans, HuffPost Last week, something unusual happened: The Congressional Progressive Caucus won a clear, if temporary, victory against the more conservative members of the…

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Reconciliation: Bernie Sanders Wants Specifics From Manchin and Sinema

Take Action Now By Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams Senate Budget Committee Chair Bernie Sanders responded forcefully on Wednesday to remarks from Sen. Joe Manchin, one of just two senators holding up…

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Corporate Media Myths About the Chaos on Capitol Hill

Take Action Now By Jeff Cohen If you get your news about politics from corporate media, you’re getting myths from journalists and pundits instead of clarity. At Thursday’s boisterous news conference…

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Infrastructure Bill On Hold Until Reconciliation Package Is Passed

Take Action Now By Jake Johnson, CommonDreams The House Democratic leadership on Thursday was once again forced to delay a scheduled vote on a bipartisan infrastructure bill as progressive…