Incredible that 600,000 Americans died from COVID, tens of millions more lost their livelihoods, and hundreds of millions sacrificed their lives for more than a year – and absolutely nothing changed. No universal healthcare, no basic income guarantee. Nothing.
— Gravel Institute (@GravelInstitute) June 13, 2021
1 million tenants are evicted every year. 500,000 people were homeless BEFORE the pandemic.
Enough. We can and must take bold steps to make sure EVERYONE has a place to call home.
It’s time to guarantee housing as a human right. Join the fight: https://t.co/6GnujWScMJ
— Pramila Jayapal (@PramilaJayapal) June 13, 2021
“A choice of masters does not make a servant into a free person.”—@KarlWiderquist
This is also my biggest problem with a job guarantee without #UBI. You cannot guarantee someone a job and call them free so long as what they need to live remains conditionally withheld from them. https://t.co/CM6F7qwiZD
— Scott Santens 🧢🏄♂️ (@scottsantens) May 22, 2021
Weeks of paid maternity leave offered to workers:
We must end the international embarrassment of being the only major country on the planet not to guarantee a single day of paid maternity leave.
— Bernie Sanders (@BernieSanders) April 23, 2021