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Recent articles by Alexis:

Joe Biden Should Cancel Student Debt on Day One

In the absence of further stimulus payments, debt cancellation would offer immediate relief to millions of households. → Read More

GOP Proposes Letting Fossil Fuel Firms Sue Sick Workers Seeking Compensation

GOP senators want a liability shield that lets Big Oil sue workers who seek recompense for getting COVID on the job. → Read More

Biden’s Policies Propose Minor Changes in a Time of Crisis

Biden assured wealthy donors that under his leadership, “nothing would fundamentally change.” His policies reflect that. → Read More

Klobuchar Is in Fourth Place, and Her Policies Are Shockingly Conservative

Klobuchar has embraced the fossil fuel industry talking point that natural gas can be a “bridge fuel.” → Read More

Buttigieg Advocates Boldness But His Policies Are Timid

When it comes to basic issues like health care and education, Buttigieg's policies are anything but bold. → Read More

Public Housing Has Been Woefully Underfunded. That Could Change in 2020.

Democrats have put forth bold proposals to fund repairs, build new units and upgrade buildings for renewable energy. → Read More

Impeachment Inquiry Offers Chance to Derail Trump’s Political Heirs

The legacy of impeachment will tarnish Trump's legacy and could hurt the political futures of his close associates. → Read More

Pressure Mounts for Deeper Investigation of Devin Nunes in Ukraine Scandal

As time goes by, more and more Republicans appear to be implicated in the Ukraine scandal. → Read More

Impeachment of Trump Appears Inevitable in the House

It doesn’t look good for Trump in the court of public opinion either, polls show. → Read More

Mayor Pete Is Wrong — Free Public College Could Unite the Country

Universal public goods, such as Social Security, are widely popular. The same would likely be true for higher education. → Read More

With New Allegations, Nunes’s Fate Is Tied to Trump in the Ukraine Scandal

Regardless of what happens to Trump, Devin Nunes will likely face another ethics inquiry from Congress. → Read More

Racist Stephen Miller Must Go, Activists and Lawmakers Say

While Miller continues to push anti-immigrant policies, campaigns to remove him are mounting. → Read More

Pressure Mounts Against Trump as 8 New Witnesses Prepare to Testify

Any mistakes Trump now makes, on Twitter or elsewhere, will likely erode his support within the GOP even more. → Read More

Billionaires Are Panicking Over the Growing Popularity of a Wealth Tax

Billionaires are scaremongering about market crashes because they don’t like what they see in the presidential primary. → Read More

In These Three Races, the Establishment Fought Hard

Progressive agendas carry the day in Seattle and San Francisco despite establishment money and endorsements. → Read More

Progressive Victories You May Have Missed on Election Night

Women of color with progressive agendas like rent control and noncooperation with ICE won in unlikely places. → Read More

We Already Have a Wealth Tax. It’s Just Paid to Hedge Fund Managers.

Hedge fund managers are scaremongering about a Warren or Sanders presidency. Really, they're worried about being taxed. → Read More

GOP’s Senate Majority Could Be in Peril, Thanks to Trump

As Trump's behavior gets more erratic, the GOP is showing signs of distancing itself from the president. → Read More

GOP’s Senate Majority Could Be in Peril, Thanks to Trump

As Trump's behavior gets more erratic, the GOP is showing signs of distancing itself from the president. → Read More

Republicans and Right-Wing Media Show Signs They’ll Break With Trump

As Democrats build a case for impeachment, Republicans have found themselves politically trapped. → Read More