“Shout out to @RepJayapal for leading on Medicare for All. Her leadership on #M4A in the House has made it stronger than ever, and she also secured its first-ever hearing in the bill’s history. 💪🏽💜”
“It’s important to note that people shouldn’t be in a situation where they depend on a stranger’s enormous act of charity for this kind of liberation to begin with (aka college should be affordable), but it is an incredible act of community investment in this system as it is. 🎓”
“.@JayInslee’s climate plan is the most serious + comprehensive one to address our crisis in the 2020 field. It meets key marks: ✅ Big enough ✅ Fast enough ✅ Economically stimulating for working people ✅ Acknowledges injustice + w/ an eye to make communities whole
“On Oversight, Chairman @RepCummings reserves a gratitude for those who testify after experiencing unimaginable loss: “Thank you for turning your pain into power.” Pain like this should never happen. To turn it into power takes a strength that many of us may never understand.
“How to Bail Out Main Street, Not Wall Street: 💳 Cap All Interest Rates at 15% (includes Credit Cards & all lending) 💸 Federal Student Loan Cancellation (for the past) 🎓 Tuition-Free Public Colleges (for the future) 👩🏾⚕️Medicare for All (no egregious medical debt w/single payer)”
“It still blows my mind that the CEOs who crashed our economy + caused millions of people to lose their homes not only escaped handcuffs; but got bonuses, too.💸 Many still have influential roles shaping the economy today. But we’re the crazy ones for wanting to tax ‘em, right?”
“When a mass shooting is committed by a Muslim, the crime is almost automatically labeled as Domestic Terrorism. But when White Supremacists like Dylann Roof shot up a black church, or attack the Tree of Life Synagogue, the FBI declined to charge them w/ Domestic Terrorism. Why? https://t.co/hXPqV9L8vJ”
“White Supremacists get charged w hate crimes. Muslims get charged w terrorism. This is a HUGE difference. Hate crimes are underreported, deprioritized, + aren’t treated as seriously as domestic terror charges. Yet in the US, Neo-Nazi violence far outnumbers Islamic extremism.”
“Fun fact: #GreenNewDeal is a **resolution** - aka an overarching policy framework - NOT a bill. So if you’re curious about what a world with a #GreenNewDeal might look like, @MikeLevinCA’s Zero-Emission Vehicle Bill is a great example!”
“Climate change is here + we’ve got a deadline: 12 years left to cut emissions in half. A #GreenNewDeal is our plan for a world and a future worth fighting for. How did we get here? What is at stake? And where are we going?