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Here's How Progressives Scored 3 Major Wins in Illinois

Here's How Progressives Scored 3 Major Wins in Illinois

Photo credit: Lorianne DiSabato, Flickr / cc A core lesson from the Illinois primary is that it’s not enough for a candidate to have the right message if there is not sufficient organization on the ground. Tuesday was a rough night for the Left at the top of the...

OSHA Needs A Prescription for Safety Now

OSHA Needs A Prescription for Safety Now

Photo credit: Airman 1st Class Collin Schmidt, U.S. Air Force, cc Kimberly Delbrune-Mitter, a cardiac nurse, cares deeply about her patients and remains steadfast in her desire to help them, even as COVID-19 spreads across America. What plagues her about the new...

Coronavirus Needs a Movement to Respond

Coronavirus Needs a Movement to Respond

ACT UP rally, May 21, 1999. Photo credit: NIH History Office There are times in history when sudden events — natural disasters, economic collapses, pandemics, wars, famines — change everything. They change politics, they change economics and they change public opinion...

Feds Must Order Companies To Make Medical Supplies Now

Feds Must Order Companies To Make Medical Supplies Now

Within two weeks after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, American auto factories were already converting to make tanks instead of cars. The government needs to treat the Covid-19 pandemic like a war - except the enemy is an invisible virus rather than a foreign...

How Will Dems Name Delegates Amid Virus Shutdowns?

How Will Dems Name Delegates Amid Virus Shutdowns?

Washoe, NV Democratic County Convention, 2016. Photo credit: Trevor Bexon / flickr / cc Top Democratic Party officials are scrambling to figure out how to handle voting by crowds at their next big event of the 2020 presidential season: the county conventions where...

Coronavirus Prevention That Works For Working People

Coronavirus Prevention That Works For Working People

Photo credit: United Workers / flickr / cc America isn’t ready for coronavirus. In the last 24 hours, millions of school children across the country have been told to stay home for two weeks, or even longer. This is an important public health step to stop the spread,...

An Epidemic of Insecurity

An Epidemic of Insecurity

Photo credit: Alex Proimos / flickr / cc The Dow Jones Industrial Average posted its worst loss since the 2008 financial crisis in a single day this week because of the coronavirus’ impact on global trade, leaving many Americans sick with worry. It’s not just a...

Idaho Wants Bernie Now

Idaho Wants Bernie Now

United Action for Idaho, part of the People's Action national network of grassroots groups, endorsed Sen. Bernie Sanders for President ahead of Idaho’s Democratic primary vote on Tuesday, March 10. Bernie Sanders has demonstrated a lifetime commitment to the working...

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