Yes, Obama’s $400,000 Speech is a Problem

Obama’s payday for a Wall Street speech reflects a longstanding pattern of behavior from Democratic leaders: talk like liberals, govern from the center, then make a lot of money once you’re out of office.
Richard Eskow
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The First 100 Days of Resistance

From the Women’s March that inaugurated his presidency to the town-hall activism that blunted his first healthcare bill, the progressive resistance to Trump and his party has outperformed even the most optimistic expectations.
Richard Eskow
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The Stunning Disappearance of Candidate Trump

Trump's neck-snapping series of flip-flops on signature populist issues have been met with deep sighs of relief, but this should worry Democrats and anyone concerned about the future of our country.
Robert Borosage
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The Price for Killing Workers Must be Prison for CEOs

The only way to make workers’ lives matter is to make prison a real possibility for CEOs and supervisors. Lethal greed must have consequences. Fines are no threat; only prison is. America needs its own Westray Law.
Leo Gerard
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Save Our Financial Protections; Save the CFPB

Wall Street's business model is fraud. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) was created to fight fraud. So naturally Wall Street and Republicans in Congress are trying to kill the CFPB as fast as they can.

Meet the Leaders of the New Grassroots Resistance

Twelve hundred grassroots activists gathered in Washington, D.C. to pledge support for a shared progressive agenda. Meet some of these new leaders, who share a commitment to work together to put people and planet first.
Tim Wilkins
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Rise Up Platform: From Protest to Power

As People’s Action, we are united by our belief that all people have a right to health care, safe affordable housing, clean air and water, to self-expression and dignity, to personal and collective freedom, and to justice.
People's Action
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Watch Rep. Keith Ellison in Healthcare Town Hall

At the People's Action Hometown Rising Town Hall, Rep. Keith Ellison and other champions from across the country shared our stories and strategy for taking on new dangers to our health care from GOP budget and tax proposals.
Tim Wilkins
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Obama From the Rearview Mirror

Barack Obama’s stature will only grow in the rearview mirror. We already miss his dignity, his grace, and intelligence. Trump may be intent on repealing everything Obama accomplished, but he will inevitably ennoble him in the process.
Robert Borosage
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Early Signs Betsy DeVos Will Not Support Civil Rights

So far, Trump’s Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has sent numerous signs she is assembling a staff and laying down a policy mindset that seems indifferent – if not outright averse – to the needs of nonwhite students.
Jeff Bryant
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This Earth Day, Defeating Trump is Job One

President Trump's only significant achievement thus far is rolling back protections to our air, water and climate. This Earth Day, we need to halt this regressive agenda, and also form a majority movement to protect our environment.

Congrats, Graduates! Here’s Your Diploma and Debt

44 million Americans now owe student debt - including 7 in 10 graduating seniors. They’re less able to start a business, work in public service, start families or buy houses. It shouldn’t be this way, and it doesn’t have to be.
Chuck Collins
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Concerned About Climate Change? Change Where You Bank

Many people might not realize their savings may work directly against efforts to address climate change. If you bank with any of the largest American banks, every dollar you put in funds the development of fossil fuels.
Todd Larsen
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Rep. Pramila Jayapal on Activism for America [video]

Pramila Jayapal, the newly elected member of Congress from Washington state’s 7th District, shared her unorthodox vision for elected office with us in a recent video conversation.
Richard Eskow
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Trump’s Five Worst Tax Secrets, Revealed

Barring an unexpected surprise – a W2 form issued by Vladimir Putin, for example, or a 1099 from mafia boss Anthony 'Fat Tony' Salerno, we already know Trump’s most terrible tax secrets. We will reveal them… right after this break.
Richard Eskow
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Ask Yourself: Will Donald Trump EVER Become President?

Instead of bombing another country, how about building our own with better bridges, railroads, highways and airports, how about tending to those who need jobs and homes, how about health care that really gets the job done?
Bill Moyers
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Tax Reform Should Begin With Making Polluters Pay

Reinstating the Superfund tax, which used to make polluters pay to clean up their own mess, would save American taxpayers billions of dollars. Why not begin our conversation about tax reform with something we can all agree is right to do?
Lois Gibbs
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During Resistance Recess, Join The Fight For Public Schools

Resistance Recess is an opportunity for you to sound the alarm about what is happening to public education. A new communications tool has all the talking points and in-depth research you need to advocate for public schools.
Jeff Bryant
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