Democrats Were Dithering on Railworkers’ Rights. The Left Just Forced Their Hand.

Democrats were ready to throw railworkers to the wolves, letting even Republicans outflank them on labor rights. But thanks to a last-minute legislative push by Bernie Sanders and his allies today, railworkers may be getting the sick leave they’re demanding.

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Bernie Is Right: Extreme Wealth Concentration Has Turned America Into an Oligarchy

A new congressional report commissioned by Bernie Sanders finds that the 1 percent now own one-third of all wealth, while the bottom half of Americans hold only 2 percent. It’s another sign of the slide into oligarchy that Sanders has warned about for years.

Source: Bernie Is Right: Extreme Wealth Concentration Has Turned America Into an Oligarchy