Another personal story making clear why the US needs both universal healthcare and unconditional basic income. Anything can happen anytime to any of us. We need to make sure that medical care costs don’t destroy our ability to afford our most basic needs.
— Scott Santens 🧢🏄♂️ (@scottsantens) May 10, 2021
For the last five decades, @Amtrak has shuttled countless Americans from station to station across the country. And with the American Jobs Plan, we’ll give Amtrak the investment it needs to be greener, safer, more accessible and help expand its rails from coast to coast.
— Tammy Duckworth (@SenDuckworth) May 1, 2021
By refusing to fire DeJoy, the USPS Board of Governors is choosing to protect the whims of a major Trump donor over the needs of our Veterans, seniors, small businesses and every American relying on our postal service.
— Tammy Duckworth (@SenDuckworth) April 24, 2021
Now is the time to think big, not small — that means restoring the corporate tax rate to 35%, cracking down on offshore tax shelters, and closing corporate tax loopholes. This would generate at least $ 2.3 TRILLION to invest in the long-neglected needs of the working class.
— Bernie Sanders (@BernieSanders) April 15, 2021
Faced with a lack of support from academic institutions, along with the burden of the pandemic, child care needs, and racism, many women in science are being pushed out of the workforce.
We must do more to support women in STEM and across industries. https://t.co/cfRUXSAvpK
— Ro Khanna (@RoKhanna) April 14, 2021