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Here’s What Unions Think about Medicare for All

Amanda Michelle Gomez ThinkProgress
How might collective bargaining change if health care wasn't tethered to work? Democratic presidential candidates aren’t in agreement over how to solve the current health care crisis, where 1 in 2 sick Americans cannot afford health care.

Are Upcoming ICE Raids Also Targeting Black Mayors?

Charles Ellison the BE note
ICE agents arresting immigrant man While the political motivation behind these ICE raids is obviously a strategy to encourage Trump’s core supporter base, the less obvious strategy is to also further disrupt and exacerbate tensions within the Democrats’ core base, as well.

Friday Nite Videos | July 12, 2019

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The Problem With America's College Entrance Exam. Bernie Sanders Sits Down With Rachel Maddow. Feelings for Reasons | Baba Brinkman. Mitch McConnell's Challenger Mimics Joe Manchin. Sheryl Crow - Everything Is Broken (Audio) ft. Jason Isbell.

The Second Democratic Debate

Robert L. Borosage The Nation
Bernie Really Has Transformed the Party. His ideas now frame the debate in the Democratic Party—an extraordinary victory for progressives

Does Anyone 'Deserve' to Be a Billionaire?

Sam Pizzigati Inequality.org
Most of the candidates for the Democratic Presidential nomination seem to have no problem with the presence of grand private fortunes

Are We the New Radical Republicans?

Van Gosse Organizing Upgrade
Bill Fletcher, Jr. and Carl Davidson have recently argued that leftists should work inside-and also alongside-the left flank of the Democratic Party to grow a new party inside the husk of the old one.
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