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MoveOn Reacts to Senate Parliamentarian’s Decision Rejecting Minimum Wage Increase in COVID Relief Package: "Eliminate the Filibuster”"
Jake Johnson, staff writer"We assassinate people by drone strike and have a literal prison colony in Guantanamo but where we draw the line is ignoring the Senate parliamentarian when [she] says no to a minimum wage hike."
Jake Johnson, staff writer"A $15 federal minimum wage is now in the hands of Kamala Harris. There is a path to get it done. Refusing to step up will be seen as a huge failure."
'Abolish the Filibuster. Replace the Parliamentarian': Ilhan Omar Says Democrats Must Go Big to Pass $15 Minimum Wage
Jake Johnson, staff writer"What's a Democratic majority if we can't pass our priority bills? This is unacceptable."
"I'm Sorry," Says Ro Khanna, "An Unelected Parliamentarian Does Not Get to Deprive 32 Million Americans the Raise They Deserve."
Jon Queally, staff writerSen. Bernie Sanders also denounced the guidance, lamenting that "archaic and undemocratic rules of the Senate" are now standing in the way of ending "starvation wages in this country."
'Joe Biden Just Dropped Bombs on Syria. Here We Go Again': US Responds to Rocket Attacks With Airstrike
Common Dreams staffThe president reportedly ordered the strike on a structure the administration says belonged to an Iran-backed militia.
Brett Wilkins, staff writer"Today, love and progress triumphed over bullying and hate."
Andrea Germanos, staff writerNew imagery raises questions about activities at the Negev Nuclear Research Center.
Passage of the Equality Act in the House of Representatives Brings the Nation One Step Closer to Rooting Out Systemic Discrimination
Civil Rights Organizations Announce Settlement Agreement Securing at Least 3,500 Early Releases from State Prisons in COVID-19 Lawsuit
Julie HollarIn corporate media, it seems, the minority view that opposes a living wage can also be the "moderate" one—so long as it’s "pragmatically" courting business interests.
300,000+ Demand Biden Stop Line 3 and Dakota Access Pipelines to 'Secure the Livable Future We All Deserve'
Jessica Corbett, staff writer"If we're going to build back better, as Biden says, we'll need to end dangerous pipeline construction, prevent all new fossil fuel infrastructure, and Build Back Fossil Free."
Branko MarceticSince January 6, Republicans across the country have introduced a slew of anti-protest bills.
Andrea Germanos, staff writer"Grave crises require robust solutions, and this is just what the WATER Act provides."