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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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John Deere Workers On Strike After Rejecting Bad Contract Proposal

Take Action Now Jonah Furman, Jacobin John Deere workers on Sunday overwhelmingly voted down the first tentative agreement negotiated by the United Auto Workers (UAW) and the company. Among the…

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Ending Expanded Unemployment Benefits: Cruel & Counterproductive

Take Action Now Ryan Cooper, The Week [It’s a bit surprising how little unrest flowed from the decision to end pandemic unemployment benefits. Close to 8 million people were getting them one…

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Strike Wave Continues as Kellogg’s Workers Walk Off the Job

Take Action Now By Olafimihan Oshin, The Hill [This strike, at a Kellogg’s cereal plant, is one of many erupting coast-to-coast in an ongoing strike wave. You wouldn’t know it from…

Postal Banking Is On The Way – Finally

Take Action Now By David Dayen, The American Prospect [The phrase ‘postal banking’ might not get your pulse racing, but it matters more than you might think. We’ve gone through…

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Outrage as Facebook Outage Reveals Its Communications Monopoly

Take Action Now By Jake Johnson, Common Dreams Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was among the progressives calling for government action to break up Facebook after the company and its family of…

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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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Workers Have Real Leverage Against The Capitalists Right Now

Take Action Now By Luis Feliz Leon & Dan DiMaggio, Labor Notes The capitalist vultures are wheeling low, but they’re finding slim pickings to choose from these days. “No one wants to work!” The…

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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…

The Pandemic Isn’t Causing Overwork; Your Boss Is

Take Action Now By Sophie Vershbow, Newsweek In a recent study of 31,000 people across 31 countries, Microsoft found that more than 40 percent of the global workforce is considering leaving their…