Bernie Sanders Tackles Immigration and Race

Some critics say presidential candidate Bernie Sanders struggles on the campaign trail when confronted with issues of race. He had a chance to make a better impression at an interview before the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
Emily Foster
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Exposing The College Accreditation Ripoff

Positive university ratings from accreditation agencies often don't reflect reality. That has prompted Sen. Elizabeth Warren and others on the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions to ask sharp questions.
Emily Foster
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Justice Gets Delivered To FedEx Workers

The company will pay $277 million to resolve the claims of workers who were victims of worker misclassification – bossed around like employees, but without the rights and benefits of an employee.
Emily Foster
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Robert Reich Joins the Call for Debt-Free College

In an interview with Capital & Main, Reich calls for moving to a system of free higher education. And he, along with the National Opportunity to Learn Campaign, offers common-sense ways to make that possible.
Emily Foster
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Clinton Tells the Fight for $15, “We Need You”

Hillary Clinton’s show of support follows St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay’s announcement on Friday of a bill that would raise the city’s minimum wage to $15 per hour.
Emily Foster
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St. Louis Mayor Joins the Fight for $15

Missouri's second-largest city is on its way to join others across the nation in gradually moving to a living wage of $15 an hour. But it must get past a door Republicans have timed to slam shut on the effort.
Emily Foster
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A Robin Hood Tax To Pay for College for All

Sen. Bernie Sanders introduces bills that would allow every public college and university in the United States to offer free tuition, paid for with a small tax on financial transactions.
Emily Foster
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National Day of Action to Save the Postal Service

The security of workers in the U.S. Postal Service is being threatened, and that is why the American Postal Workers Union asked for support for protests in 85 cities across 42 states.
Emily Foster
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Why Extended Jobless Aid Must Be In The Next Budget Deal

With only 10 days left on the House legislative calendar before the holiday recess, action is desperately needed to prevent vital aid to millions of unemployed Americans from being cut off on December 31.
Emily Foster
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Save Social Security

On Wednesday, a panel discussion and press conference were held to examine Social Security’s role in in the retirement income crisis. An overwhelming majority of Americans believe that Social Security benefits should not be cut.
Emily Foster
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New Proof The American Majority Supports Obamacare

When House Majority Leader Eric Cantor said on Wednesday, “We all agree that Obamacare is an abomination,” the “we” he was referring to certainly was not the majority of Americans.
Emily Foster
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States Blocking The Health Care Door

A new report shows how 13 states are trying to make it harder for the most vulnerable Americans to receive the health care they desperately need through the insurance exchanges created by Obamacare.
Emily Foster
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Workers Protest Taxpayer-Funded ‘Poverty Jobs’

Close to 100 cleaning and concessions contract workers from various federal facilities walked off their jobs and marched to the White House to protest what they called taxpayer-funded "poverty jobs."
Workers Protest Taxpayer-Funded ‘Poverty Jobs’
Emily Foster
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Let’s End The War On The War On Poverty

Conservatives have exchanged the "war on poverty" for a "war on the poor," using false assumptions about the failure of government programs. Three authors explain why they are wrong.
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