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The Great Resignation Is Bringing Power Back To Workers

Take Action Now By Erika Rodriguez, The Guardian Despite quizzical think pieces on the motivations behind the Great Resignation, anyone who pays rent or a mortgage knows why this “labor shortage” is…

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India Walton Makes Her Closing Argument

Take Action Now By Robert J. McCarthy, The Buffalo News India B. Walton kept introducing herself to voters answering her knocks on doors up and down Masten Avenue. “I’m India Walton – the…

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With BBB Nearing Passage, Critics See a Lack of Meaningful Reforms

Take Action Now By David Dayen, The American Prospect A couple of days ago, I took to The New York Times to lay out a concept for thinking about the Build Back Better Act. We had a pandemic that…

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As the Pandemic Erupted in the US, Sen. Burr Engaged in Insider Training

Take Action Now By Robert Faturechi, ProPublica After Sen. Richard Burr of North Carolina dumped more than $1.6 million in stocks in February 2020 a week before the coronavirus market crash, he…

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As Left Priorities Dissolve in Budget Talks, Rep. Omar Rips Corporatists

Take Action Now By Jon Queally, Common Dreams Congresswoman Ilhan Omar offered what she termed “an honest accounting” late Wednesday night of the “ever-evolving negotiations”…

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Paizo Is The First Table Top Role Playing Game Company To Get a Union

Take Action Now Charlie Hall, Polygon [Many are calling this month ‘Striketober‘ in honor of the many strikes breaking out across the country: John Deere (Midwest) Mercy Hospital (New…

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Senators, Who Should be Regulating Big Tech, Hold Millions in Stocks

Take Action Now By David Moore, Sludge [With the massive Facebook Papers leak, and tech CEOs visiting Capitol Hill this morning for a purported grilling, external signs are that Congress is getting…

Question of Labor Militancy Looms Large In Teamsters Election

Take Action Now By Candice Bernd, Truthout [Amid the biggest strike wave in decades, one of the largest and most politically active unions, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, will hold its…

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With Millions from Big Pharma, Sen. Menendez Opposes Drug Pricing Bill

Take Action Now By Igor Derysh, Salon Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., one of the top recipients of campaign contributions from the pharmaceutical industry, said last week that he won’t support a…

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This Nobel Prize Shows How Economics Is Changing – For The Better

Take Action Now By Arvin Magesan, The Conversation [We’re highlighting this issue because it’s part of the tectonic shift that is lifting up the power of progressives in politics as a…