Rashida Tlaib

‘Don’t Let Anyone Fool You,’ Says Sanders. Primary Wins Show Progressives ‘Transforming American Politics’

Cheering multiple primary wins this week for progressive candidates up and down state ballots, Sen. Bernie Sanders, (I-Vt.) rallied supporters Wednesday to keep up the fight to actually win the visionary demands driving those electoral victories. “If we are serious about creating transformative change in this country — and if we’re serious about taking on …

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Progressive Rashida Tlaib Calls Primary Victory ‘A Resounding Mandate to Put People Before Profits’

Progressive Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib was declared the winner in Michigan’s 13th District on Wednesday  morning after handily fending off a challenge from a more centrist candidate in Tuesday’s Democratic Primary. With 87% of precincts reporting, various news outlets called the race for Talib, a one-term incumbent, as she held an insurmountable and commanding lead against Detroit City …

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Sunrise Movement Says Wins by Corporate Democrats Like McGrath and Hickenlooper Must Be ‘Moment of Reckoning’ for Progressives

After a pair of U.S. Senate candidates backed by the Sunrise Movement was defeated by more corporate-friendly centrists in recent Democratic primary races, the youth-led climate group’s political director expressed hope Wednesday that the losses would serve as “a moment of reckoning for the progressive movement, and that all of us reflect on what we …

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Even Republican Voters Support $2,000 a Month Payments During Coronavirus Crisis: Poll

A majority of Americans—including over half of Republican respondents—support a monthly $2,000 universal basic income check to help defray the effects of the ongoing coronavirus outbreak on the U.S. economy, according to new polling from Data for Progress and the Justice Collaborative Institute. A wealth tax proved most popular among all respondents in a follow-up …

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WATCH: Bernie Sanders Holds Roundtable on Coronavirus Response With Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib

Facing ongoing human stupidity and the grim prospect of a growing wave of COVID-19 cases, doctors and nurses on social media are urging people around the world to stay home – for their sake and ours – declaring, “I stayed at work for you. You stay at home for us!” In dark reports from Italy …

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