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Bernie Sanders: Bernie Sanders: The Time for Senate Talk Is Over. We Need to Vote.

If we cannot pass a comprehensive piece of legislation, we should divide it up into separate bills and members of the Senate should have to vote on the very popular agenda we are fighting for. That’s how you win elections

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Jake Johnson: Fetterman Calls Fall of Union Membership ‘A National Disgrace’

New government statistics show union membership declined by 241,000 workers last year

Elana Kessler: Bay Area Transit Workers Organize

The rank-and-file organizers and newly engaged members are now looking ahead to flexing their muscle in Covid safety fights and contract campaigns in 2022

K.J. Noh: The U.S. Makes a Mockery of Treaties and International Law

The United States claims it is operating under a “rules-based order”—but the term is not the same international law recognized by the rest of the world. Rather, it is camouflage behind which American exceptionalism flourishes

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Jack Rasmus: Another Nail in the Coffin of American Democracy

After giving the ‘deep six’ to Biden’s Build Back Better bill last month, Democrat Senators Manchin & Sinema followed up with a coup d’ grace for Voting Rights too. Both desperately needed bills are now DOA

Bree Newsome Bass: Capitalism Has to Collapse

We can’t mobilize masses of people in a direction without having a clear sense of what we are mobilizing around

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Jake Johnson: After Year One, Climate Group Says Biden ‘Failing Us’

“Biden can’t be the climate leader he claims to be when he is actively conducting major lease sales and lobbying oil states to produce more fossil fuels,” said the youth-led Sunrise Movement

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Matt Kennard: ‘CIA sidekick’ gives £2.6m to UK media groups

A US government-funded agency that claims to promote democracy but which helps undermine governments independent of Washington has moved decisively into Britain’s media space since 2016

Farrah Hassen: Gitmo’s Shameful Twentieth Anniversary

It is time for President Biden to turn the page once and for all on this sordid chapter in our nation’s history

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Medea Benjamin: After a Year of Biden, Why Do We Still Have Trump’s Foreign Policy?

Tragically for America and the world, Biden has failed to restore Obama’s progressive initiatives, and has instead doubled down on many of Trump’s most dangerous and destabilizing policies

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