Democrats’ Poverty Council Explores Inequality in Covid Era

The first-ever convention meeting of the Democratic National Committee’s Poverty Council was held Thursday, where its members brought together the twin scourges of racial and economic inequality with the unabated Covid-19 pandemic and offered policy-based solutions as well as scathing critiques of President Donald Trump.

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DNC Labor Council Blasts Trump for Missteps Impacting Essential Workers

Taking to the airwaves in an unprecedented virtual meeting, the Democratic National Convention’s Labor Council met Monday afternoon to address the dire challenges faced by Postal Service employees and other essential workers in light of the Trump administration’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Sanders Delegates Prepare DNC Revolt Over Medicare for All

Hundreds of Democratic delegates, mostly in support of Senator Bernie Sanders, have pledged to boycott the party’s national platform if it does not include single-payer health care, setting up a likely showdown between the party’s progressive and moderate branches just three weeks before the convention.

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