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Battered By The Pandemic, Kroger Employees Are Walking Out

Take Action Now More than 8,000 workers at Kroger-owned King Soopers and City Market stores are on strike in Colorado. Their fight highlights the company’s long history of atrocious…

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New Bill Would Ban Members Of Congress From Trading Stocks

Take Action Now Sen. Jon Ossoff (D-GA) is planning a bill to ban stock trading by federal lawmakers and their spouses, but it faces an uphill battle this year. By David…

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If We Want More Healthcare Workers, We Need To Cancel Student Debt

Take Action Now The quickest way to solve the health care shortage is killing student loans By Paul Blest, Discourse Blog The U.S. was staring down a shortage of both…

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Bernie Sanders: Democrats Have Failed Working People

Take Action Now In an exclusive interview, the senator says it’s time to ‘step up and take on the greed of the ruling class in America’ By Steven Greenhouse, The Guardian…

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The Labor Movement Made Big Gains In 2021

Take Action Now Widespread discontent drove labor’s advances in the private sector in 2021 By Tyler Walicek, Truthout For the labor movement in the United States, 2021 was a…

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New York Times Parent Company Interfered With Union Efforts

Take Action Now The New York Times Co. is refusing to abide by labor laws and attempting to quell union promotion among its tech workers. By Chris Walker, Truthout The parent…

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Biden Could Cancel Student Debt With The Stroke Of A Pen, But He Won’t

Take Action Now In spite of his campaign promises to the contrary, the president is dragging his feet on lifting a burden weighing on millions of Americans. By Aída Chávez, The Nation President Joe…

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Democratic Lobbyists Have A New Client: Big Pharma

Take Action Now The pharmaceutical industry wants Americans to continue paying far more for medicines than people in any other country, to protect their tremendous profits. And one of Joe Biden’s top…

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Will 2022 Be The Year Of Labor And Racial Justice Coalition-Building?

Take Action Now There is an opportunity for more coalition building between racial justice activists and the labor movement in 2022. By Austin C. McCoy, Truthout In 1967, Dr.…

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The Wealthiest Gained Billions In 2021; In 2022, It’s Time To Tax The Rich

Take Action Now “It’s taxes or pitchforks,” declared one progressive advocacy group. By Jake Johnson, Common Dreams The world’s 10 richest billionaires added roughly $402…