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This week Polina Vasiliev and I spoke to Mickey Huff, Diablo Valley College history and media studies professor, Director of Project Censored, and host of Pacifica Radio’s Project Censored Show,...

Ultra-Millionaire Tax Act introduced today by Sen. Elizabeth Warren

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America’s billionaires would owe a total of about $114 billion in wealth tax for 2020 if the Ultra-Millionaire Tax Act introduced...

 Biden might say he prefers “competitive coexistence”

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The dominant view of China in both Washington and in American public opinion is that the United States faces an increasingly ruthless Chinese leadership, requiring that US...

 Biden Thursday urging him to issue an executive order eliminating federal funding of police in schools

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The American Civil Liberties Union, along with over 150 civil rights organizations — including The National Urban League, National Disability Rights Network, and community-...

 Trump administration to create a wealth test for immigrants

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This morning, the United States Supreme Court agreed to hear the government's appeal of a preliminary injunction against the Department of Homeland Security public charge...

 re-introduced the Represent America Abroad Act of 2021 to ensure that the U.S. Foreign Service reflects the rich composition of

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Congressmember Karen Bass (D-CA), Chair of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, and Global Human rights, re-introduced the Represent America...

decision of whether to continue or terminate the H-2A “guest worker” program.

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As the Biden administration begins dismantling Trump's anti-immigrant legacy and contemplates reforms to US immigration policy, it will have to take the crucial...

Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) joined economists and advocates to introduce a historic resolution calling for a federal job guarantee.

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Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) joined economists and advocates to introduce a historic resolution calling for a federal job guarantee for all Americans.
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Ms. Jackson Lee, has taken up sponsorship of this legislation, and I am pleased to be an original cosponsor.

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Wednesday, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks regarding the issue of Reparations during a Subcommittee on the...

housing discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

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The Biden-Harris Administration announced that it will enforce the Fair Housing Act in cases of housing discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

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H.R. 40, the Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans Act

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The House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties will hold a hearing on H.R. 40, the Commission to Study and Develop Reparation...

Fighting for justice and end to embargo

Tigrayan protests outside United Nations. Photos: Black Star News.

About 1,000 people who hail from Ethiopia’s Tigray region braved the New York chilly temperature to converge on the United...

increase the minimum wage to $15 an hour now

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Today, Senate Budget Committee Chairman Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) issued the following response to a Congressional Budget Office study on the budgetary impacts of the Raise...

strengthen our support of the African Union

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Friday, Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA), Chair of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, issued the following statement regarding the African Union:

“I am...

Anti-Racism in Public Health Act, a bicameral bill to declare structural racism a public health crisis and confront its public h

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Monday, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA-13) reintroduced the Anti-Racism in Public Health Act, a...

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