Reform Movement Considering Endorsement of Bernie Sanders “Medicare For All” Bill

  TODAY, Senator Bernie Sanders unveiled his long-awaited “Medicare for all” health plan. The proposal would establish a universal system of health coverage for all Americans and entail enormous reform to the profit-driven health system as currently exists. While questions regarding funding of the program remain, the bill now boasts the support of nearly a […]

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“Outraged and Unafraid” Undocumented Youth and Allies Shut Down Trump Tower

by Jacob Plitman THIS AFTERNOON, 9 undocumented youth activists and around a dozen allies were arrested in front of Trump Tower. The action, planned by Movimiento Cosecha (Harvest Movement), was in protest of the planned cancellation of DACA permits by the Trump administration. The action was planned by Cosecha, a decentralized organization of immigrants and […]

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A BDS Endorsement from a Resurgent DSA

A REPORT FROM CHICAGO  by Jacob Plitman   DURING THEIR CONVENTION in Chicago last weekend, the resurgent 25,000-member Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) endorsed the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement by a resounding majority. The bill and vote have been misconstrued and misrepresented by some in our Jewish community in an effort, intentional or otherwise, that […]

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