TAP: How the Democratic Candidates Talk about Poverty

June 30, 2019

“The way the Democratic Party debates the root causes of poverty may be changing,” writes Kalena Thomhave in The American Prospect. “Policies like Medicare for All, student debt cancellation, and free public college acted as proxies […]

Workers at Four Airports Strike to Protest Abuses

June 30, 2019

Contract workers at four East Coast airports staged a one-day strike on Thursday, citing abuses by Eulen America, the company that employs them. The workers, including baggage handlers, cabin cleaners, ramp workers, and wheelchair attendants […]

Lady Gaga, Alicia Keys, IATSE Celebrate LGBTQ Progress

June 29, 2019

On Friday afternoon, thousands of New Yorkers braved the heat and descended upon Christopher Street to honor the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Inn riots right outside the iconic West Village landmark. Celebrating World Pride Week […]

Late-Night Hosts Go Live on Second Democratic Debate

June 28, 2019

Rival Democratic presidential contenders pummeled former vice president Joe Biden with searing, emotional critiques Thursday at their debate — denouncing his record on racial issues and calling on him to pass the torch to a new generation of […]

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