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New Poll: Billionaire Tax Is Really Popular

Julia Conley Common Dreams
Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders have proposed wealth taxes on the biggest fortunes in America. The White House and lots of billionaires are attacking them for it. But guess what: You'll be surprised who supports it.

Tidbits - Nov.21, 2019 - Reader Comments: Medicare4All, Sanders, Warren, and the Left; Bolivia Coup; Electoral College; Announcements: Right to the City; Peggy Lipschutz Memorial; Kurdish Feminists; Delegation to Venezuela; and more....

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Reader Comments: Medicare4All, Sanders, Warren, and the Left; Bolivia Coup; AFL-CIO Denounces Coup; Electoral College Racist Origins; Announcements: Right to the City; Peggy Lipschutz Memorial; Kurdish Feminists; Delegation to Venezuela; and more...

Friday Nite Videos | November 15, 2019

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Billionaires Freak Out About Warren and Sanders. The Report | Movie. Bernie, AOC Unveil $180 Billion Green New Deal for Public Housing. Why It’s So Hard to Get Mental Health Care | Hasan Minhaj. Understanding the Science of Climate Change.

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Billionaires Freak Out About Warren and Sanders

Seth takes a closer look at billionaire Mike Bloomberg reportedly being on the brink of joining the Democratic primary as Wall Street panics about the current crop of candidates

Warren Would Take Billionaires Down a Few Billion Pegs

Patricia Cohen New York Times
This modest-sounding proposal would have a far-reaching impact on the wealthiest Americans when combined with her other tax plans β€” shrinking colossal fortunes over time and making it much more difficult to hand down multibillion-dollar legacies

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Bernie Sanders Wins Endorsement of Nurses' Union

Alice Miranda Ollstein and Holly Otterbein Politico
Sanders will accept endorsement at a rally in Oakland, Calif. on Friday. "Bernie Sanders is, and has been, leading on Medicare for All through his advocacy and Senate legislation,” says Bonnie Castillo, the executive director of the nurses' union.

Tidbits - Nov. 7, 2019 - Reader Comments: Impeachment Cover-up; Trump Changing Judiciary; McConnell Countdown; Warren's Medicare for All Plan; California Fires; Army Recruitment Answer to Student Debt; Middle East - Trump Policy Collapse; and more

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Reader Comments: Impeachment and Cover-up; Trump Changing Judiciary; McConnell Countdown; Warren's Medicare for All Plan; California Fires; Army Recruitment Targets Student Debt; Middle East - Trump Policy Collapse; Resources; Announcements; and more

Elizabeth Warren's Medicare for All Plan

David Dayan The American Prospect
The deeply detailed proposal includes no new taxes on the middle class. It cuts health care costs and finds other revenues, saving ordinary Americans $11 trillion in premiums and deductibles
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