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Hoorays for the Biden/Harris Victory, But the Battle's Far From Over

Mon, 11/09/2020 - 13:14
Michael WinshipWhen the cheering stops, the hard work begins.

'Many Workers Will Suffer': Days After Election, Trump Quietly Freezes Wages of Farm Laborers

Mon, 11/09/2020 - 12:06
Jake Johnson, staff writer"The Trump administration is trying to get a lot of stuff like this out the door ASAP."

'Truly Unconscionable': In Desperation Mode, Trump Planning to Hold Rallies and Display Obits of Supposedly Dead Voters

Mon, 11/09/2020 - 09:37
Jake Johnson, staff writer"Refusing to concede and launching a bunch of lawsuits is one thing. Staging big rallies to gin up his supporters against the president-elect seems like an order of magnitude worse."

A Hot Line For The Times

Mon, 11/09/2020 - 06:31
Futher Column - By Abby Zimet, Staff Writer

A Memo to the GOP, Wall Street, Joe Biden, and All Democrats: 'No, Mitch McConnell Is Not the 46th President'

Sun, 11/08/2020 - 21:17
Jon Queally, staff writer"President Biden will be under no obligation to hand Mitch McConnell the keys to his Cabinet," progressive groups argue.

Time For A U.S. Climate President

Sun, 11/08/2020 - 19:51

There Will Be No Graciousness or Concession From Trump—Incapable of Either

Sun, 11/08/2020 - 19:46
Robert ReichSo how can Biden heal the nation when Trump doesn't want it healed?

Biden Needs to Deliver to the Working People Who Delivered for Him

Sun, 11/08/2020 - 19:42
Nina TurnerBiden and Democrats in Congress now have an opportunity to win a generation’s long-term loyalty, but only if they deliver the big changes young Americans demand.

'Concede and Get the Hell Out': Anger Grows as Trump Refuses to Admit Defeat

Sun, 11/08/2020 - 18:47
Jon Queally, staff writer"You lost, you miserable self-entitled infantile f**ker," said famed American novelist Stephen King.

Now Comes the Hard Part

Sun, 11/08/2020 - 18:00
Robert FreemanTrump's defeat is just the very beginning of this battle for the future.

The 2020 Election as a Triumph for Democracy? Hold the Hosannas

Sun, 11/08/2020 - 17:47
Sam PizzigatiEven high voter turnouts mask the reality of that "affluent authoritarianism" that now governs America.

Democrats Taking Cues From John Kasich? Ocasio-Cortez "Can't Even Describe How Dangerous That Is"

Sun, 11/08/2020 - 16:11
Jon Queally, staff writer"Progressive policies do not hurt candidates," says the New York Democrat. "Every single candidate that co-sponsored Medicare for All in a swing district kept their seat. We also know that co-sponsoring the Green New Deal was not a sinker."

'Great News for Progressives Around the World': International Applause After US Voters Fire Donald Trump

Sun, 11/08/2020 - 14:00
Jon Queally, staff writer"It's time to get back to building bridges, not walls." Leaders from around the world congratulate the Democrats, but say much damage done by Trump requires repair.

Jubilant Celebrations Outside Trump White House, Nationwide After Biden/Harris Victory

Sat, 11/07/2020 - 19:50
Common Dreams staff"The fight isn't over. But man, this feels good right now."

'Every. Single. One.': Ocasio-Cortez Notes Every Democrat Who Backed Medicare for All Won Reelection in 2020

Sat, 11/07/2020 - 19:08
Jon Queally, staff writerThe same cannot be said for those more centrist lawmakers who continue to defend the nation's increasingly unpopular for-profit healthcare system.

As Street Parties Erupt Over Historic Biden Victory, Trump Substitutes Concession With 'This Election Is Far From Over'

Sat, 11/07/2020 - 18:11
Jon Queally, staff writerThe new lameduck president showed no sense of irony, hypocrisy, or self-awareness at all as he accused Biden, who has repeatedly over the last four days urged for all the ballots to be counted and for the nation to be patient, of claiming his win prematurely.

Biden and Harris Must Strongly Advocate for Working People

Sat, 11/07/2020 - 17:20
Thea M. LeeMany elections across the country demonstrated that progressive, pro-worker policies are not just good economics, but also can be electoral winners.

'Nightmare Coming to an End': Vanquishing Donald Trump, Joe Biden Wins US Presidential Election

Sat, 11/07/2020 - 16:35
Common Dreams staff"We, the voters, decided this!"

No You Didn't Win, Mr. President, Not Even Close: Trump Effort to Steal Election, Sow National Chaos Is Taking Place in Broad Daylight

Sat, 11/07/2020 - 15:54
Jon Queally, staff writerOn Saturday morning, the U.S. president falsely claimed he "won this election, by a lot." The only legitimate, fact-based response to that must be: No, you didn't.

TODAY: Voters to Flood The NYC Streets to Celebrate American Democracy

Sat, 11/07/2020 - 14:35