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Making Every Vote Count in Alabama and Beyond

8 hours 47 min ago
There’s a lot at stake in Alabama right now; every vote counts. That’s why we’ve been going door to door to let folks know they have the right to vote, and get them out to the polls. We're working together so people know We All Count.

Mainers Brave Storm to Challenge Sen. Collins to Vote “No” on Tax Bill

Mon, 2017-12-11 14:24
Despite freezing temperatures and snowfall, hundreds from across New England turned out in Kittery, Maine to demand that Senator Susan Collins finally listen to the will of the voters and reject the Republican tax overhaul.

Republicans Declare War On Higher Education

Sun, 2017-12-10 21:25
The GOP's proposed rewrite of the Higher Education Act will compound the harm done by their tax plan. It further constricts learning opportunities for students, adds to the costs of education, and steers more money to for-profit businesses.

Can Democrats Do More to Stop the GOP Tax Cuts?

Sat, 2017-12-09 17:57
Congressional Democrats' resistance to the tax bill has been tepid, compared to their full-court press against repeal of the ACA. Have Democratic leaders been sending smoke signals to the donor class that they can have their tax cuts?

Offshorers Demand: No Taxes, No Risk

Sat, 2017-12-09 00:21
NAFTA places all of the jeopardy on the shoulders of workers and communities while substantially eliminating normal business risks for corporations. A new NAFTA must prioritize the needs of workers over the demands of corporations.

Why We’ve Got To Fight For Housing

Fri, 2017-12-08 07:12
Right now, in the United States of America, we’ve got somewhere in the neighborhood of 50,000 people sleeping on the streets every single night. We’ve got to allow our voices to rise; we’ve got to stand up!

We Have A Housing Emergency. Here’s How We Face It

Thu, 2017-12-07 22:42
Homelessness is on the rise, and the GOP's tax and budget plans will make the housing crisis worse. A People's Hearing on Housing with Congress members in Washington, DC highlighted these problems and solutions that match their scale.

GOP Tax Cuts Hardwire Inequity for Poor and Middle Class

Thu, 2017-12-07 00:52
New research from three top inequality analysts shows government policies since 1980 have systematically failed America’s poor. The GOP tax plan re-engineers government to fail America’s middle class, too.

The People’s Hearing on the Housing Crisis

Wed, 2017-12-06 11:32
Grassroots leaders from across the country are in Washington to tell Congress about the struggle they face to afford housing. They are joined by Sen. Bernie Sanders and Reps. Emanuel Cleaver and Jan Schakowsky at a live hearing.

“Every Darn Penny”: The GOP’s Philosophy on Death and Taxes

Tue, 2017-12-05 22:21
Republican Sen. Charles Grassley scorns working-class families for "spending every darn penny they have, whether it’s on booze or women or movies." So why can't we all just be rich, like him? To Grassley, it all comes down to philosophy.

A Newly Elected Democratic Socialist On How to Win in Trump Country

Mon, 2017-12-04 22:10
“If we talk to people on issues in a universal way, we are going to get their vote.” That's how Pleasant Hill, Iowa's newest city councilperson, socialist Ross Grooters, says he won his seat, and how he thinks others can run and win, too.

It’s Time To Change More Than Trump

Mon, 2017-12-04 07:02
Every day, the media feasts on Trump’s lurid antics. Don’t fall for it. He’s a distraction, the clown show. And while he’s barking outside the big top, the GOP is inside, cutting away at our economy and the essentials of our public life.

Help the Women of Walmart Today

Fri, 2017-12-01 07:16
Being a Walmart worker often means poverty pay, inflexible schedules, and disrespect from bosses. Now Walmart is trying to hide online behind brands like ModCloth and Bonobos. Join us to tell Walmart there's no hiding from bad behavior.

Small Business Leaders Unite Against Tax Cuts

Thu, 2017-11-30 07:13
The GOP's massive tax cuts for the wealthy will badly hurt small businesses, their employees and customers, according to Sen. Ron Wyden and job creators from all across the country who have joined him to denounce the plan.

GOP Takes War On Learning Into Senate Tax Plan, States

Wed, 2017-11-29 18:13
As the Republican-controlled Congress advances tax plans that slash public education, a new report reveals how state and local government officials, especially where GOP leadership dominates, are butchering school funding.

GOP Goes for Win on Taxes, Consequences be Damned

Wed, 2017-11-29 15:15
Republicans have had a rough year. To paraphrase a president: They've lost so much, they're tired of losing. They're aching for a win. But doing the wrong thing just to do something is not a win. It’s a scam perpetrated on American workers.

Mulvaney’s In, Bankers Win, and Trump Shafts Americans Again

Tue, 2017-11-28 21:43
On his first day on the job, Mulvaney froze all hiring and rule-making at the CFPB, bringing consumer protection by the bureau to a standstill. The banks won the first round, and Trump proved again he's just a fast-talking huckster.

Thousands of Native American Children Will Lose Health Insurance

Tue, 2017-11-28 06:43
Thousands of American Indian and Alaska Native children will lose health insurance unless Congress acts soon to reenact CHIP. The Indian Health Service will have to stretch its already thin dollars to try and cover this gap.

Orrin Hatch’s “Bullcrap” on Taxes Is Exactly That

Sun, 2017-11-26 17:34
Sen. Orrin Hatch wants to slam shut the door of opportunity, so future generations can't have the help he used to start his career. Hatch's tax plan benefits the rich, not the working folks he claims to defend, and voters know it.

How to Stop a Tax Plan Rigged for the Rich

Sun, 2017-11-26 11:24
Average Americans today are facing an elite hellbent on a tax “reform” that funnels new fortunes to the already fortunate. In 1932, Americans faced the same scenario — and dealt their elite a history-shifting defeat. Could history repeat?