The health insurance industry is spending big to halt efforts to expand Medicare benefits — and running false ads claiming Kyrsten Sinema and Joe Manchin are protecting seniors rather than privatizing Medicare.
Julia Rock is a reporter for the Daily Poster.
For the poor and working class, Joe Manchin demands work requirements for child tax credits. Yet for the rich, he’s happy to support — and personally benefit from — work-free income.
Joe Biden’s health secretary Xavier Becerra has called on the feds to limit pharmaceutical price gouging in the past. But now that he is in a position to actually lower drug prices, he’s dragging his feet.
Rahm Emanuel ended his two terms as Chicago mayor in complete disgrace. Lucky for him, Washington welcomed him back into the fold with open arms — after business interests quietly funneled him millions to push their agenda.
It’s do-or-die time for the $3.5 trillion reconciliation bill. So Bernie Sanders is rightly insisting that House progressives reject the bipartisan infrastructure bill until it’s linked to the reconciliation bill’s passage.
Activists are fighting the construction of the Line 3 tar sands pipeline in Minnesota — a pipeline that would have devastating consequences for indigenous people in the state and for all of us around the planet.
The Colorado Republican Lauren Boebert is spearheading amendments that could gut Democrats’ climate bill — while also benefiting her husband’s fossil fuel business.
Census data shows Americans are moving out of locales most insulated from climate change and into the most climate-threatened regions. The results could be disastrous in the near future.
Plenty of corporations and billionaires weren’t scared off from donating to members of Congress who voted to overturn the election. On the contrary: the super PAC behind House Republicans who opposed the election results took in more money than before the January 6 capitol riot.
Joe Biden could easily deal a blow to climate change by divesting the federal employee pension fund — the largest of its kind in the world — from fossil fuels. He hasn’t.
Republicans are cutting off unemployment benefits at a time when huge numbers of workers still desperately need them — and the Democrats aren’t putting up a fight over it.
Republicans are taking advantage of the White House’s refusal to invoke a law that would ensure stimulus money isn’t used for tax cuts for the wealthy.
Democrats bankrolled by Big Pharma are suddenly targeting Nina Turner — right after she aired an ad touting Medicare for All.
In New York City, the Municipal Labor Committee is not only helping to block statewide single-payer health care, it’s undermining retiree health care. It’s shortsighted and dangerous politics.
The US Chamber of Commerce presented “bipartisanship” awards to Democrats like Kyrsten Sinema and Joe Manchin who blocked a $15 minimum wage. They’re not even pretending to be on your side anymore.
Under pressure from labor leaders and insurance executives, New York Democratic leaders are blocking a vote on single-payer health care legislation in the state — even though it has majority support in the legislature.
Right now, corporations can secretly hire firms designed to destroy union efforts. A proposed rule change would expose such anti-union expenses — the last thing the union busters themselves want.
Bernie Sanders is trying to restrict a proposed $52 billion subsidy for already wildly profitable microchip companies.
According to a new Congressional Budget Office report, we’re set to spend well over a half a trillion dollars over the next decade on nuclear weapons. Yet we’re somehow told that Medicare for All is too expensive.
Joe Biden said on the campaign trail he would fight for a public option for health care. He hasn’t — leaving health insurance companies, hospitals, and pharmaceutical companies to work overtime to block states from passing their own public options.