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MORNING MESSAGE Jeff Bryant Striking Teachers Are Fighting For Much More Than Paychecks While national news outlets hail the conclusion of a historic teacher strike in Chicago, another important story often overlooked by national reporters is the ongoing struggle to...

Striking Teachers Are Fighting For Much More Than Paychecks

Striking Teachers Are Fighting For Much More Than Paychecks

While national news outlets hail the conclusion of a historic teacher strike in Chicago, another important story often overlooked by national reporters is the ongoing struggle to defend public education in the months that follow successful strikes. In Oakland,...

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MORNING MESSAGE Sam Pizzigati Can Bloomberg Buy The White House? Michael Bloomberg’s first term as the mayor of New York began after the billionaire spent an incredible $74 million to get himself elected. He spent, in effect, $99 for every vote he received. Now...

Can Bloomberg Buy The White House?

Can Bloomberg Buy The White House?

Michael Bloomberg’s first term as the Republican mayor of New York began after the billionaire spent an incredible $74 million to get himself elected. He spent, in effect, $99 for every vote he received. Now Bloomberg appears to be on the verge of running — as a Democrat — for the White House. Could he possibly afford to replicate his lavish New York City campaign spending at the national level? The quick answer: absolutely.

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MORNING MESSAGE Ross Floyd Migrants Are Iowans, And We Stand With Them To his fellow migrants and to all of us at Iowa CCI, Jose Robinson Palacios is a hero. That’s because he saved the lives of dozens of children on his trek north from Honduras, carrying them one by...

Migrants Are Iowans, And We Stand With Them

Migrants Are Iowans, And We Stand With Them

How it would feel to walk fifty days to save your unborn child, only to be locked in a cell so cramped you and a dozen other pregnant women had to sleep standing up?   WATCH: the full story of @JulianCastro escorting José Robinson to his ICE check-in. “If I...

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MORNING MESSAGE Sean Broadbent, Cheng-Sim Lim, Sasha Rappaport What It Takes To Win Medicare For All In Los Angeles And Beyond On Tuesday, November 5th, the Los Angeles City Council voted ten to one in favor of a resolution in support of the Medicare for All Act of...

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MORNING MESSAGE Adrienne Evans We Can Create The World We Want To Live In I’ll never forget one conversation I had in a little bar in Hagerman, about two hours east of where I grew up. I would start by saying, you know, “I just want to talk to you about some of these...

We Can Create The World We Want To Live In

We Can Create The World We Want To Live In

People's Action congratulates Adrienne Evans, executive director of United Vision for Idaho, on receiving a 2020 Roddenberry Fellowship. The program, whose alumni include Alicia Garza, Michael White and Judith LeBlanc, seeks to empower activists to “think, question,...

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