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This week, the House of Representatives will vote on the Raise the Wage Act, which would boost the minimum wage across the country to $15 an hour by 2024.
The House, with Republic support, just passed an amendment to the $733 NDAA bill which would require Congressional approval for any war with Iran.
A proposed rule would strip housing benefits from U.S. citizens if they’re found to have family members with the wrong immigration status.
If a war breaks out, it won’t be because the Trump administration “bumbled” into one.
An unprecedented congressional mandate threatens the Postal Service’s ability to continue to provide good jobs and universal service.
Tax cuts have funneled wealth to the richest for decades. Activists have convened a nationwide bus tour to prove how unpopular those tax policies have been.
For the past several years, controversy over radioactive fallout from the world’s first atomic bomb explosion—code-named Trinity—has intensified.
From the summit of our new ‘needle towers,’ the ultra rich can look but never really see.
Trump and Kim getting along is better than the alternative, but there’s no denying troubling similarities in the two men’s political styles.
African Americans have the most to lose from Postal Service cuts and the most to gain from innovative reforms that help the poor, like postal banking.