Bernie-Style NY Governor Candidate Cynthia Nixon Gets Major Lefty Endorsement

The New York Working Families Party, a major force in the state’s progressive politics, voted Saturday to endorse Cynthia Nixon in New York’s Democratic gubernatorial primary. Nixon, an actress and longtime education activist, received 91.5 percent of the vote at a meeting of the party…

Happy Tax Day! Here’s what the GOP tax bill won’t do for middle class families

Across the country, thousands of individuals and families are hurriedly filing their federal tax returns to meet the April 17 deadline. As President Donald Trump addressed a crowd in Hialeah, Florida on Monday, he reminded Americans that this is the last year they will have…

RELEASE: New CAP Report Concludes That the Black-White Wealth Gap Is Widening and Targeted Policies Are Necessary to Close It

Washington, D.C. — The wealth gap between black and whites families in America is inextricably linked to America’s history of structural racism. A new report out today concludes that this gap is deepening. The report recommends targeted policies that are necessary to ensure African American…

Evictions by another name: Trump budget gives up on federal low-income housing law

Hundreds of thousands of poor families would be evicted from their homes under President Donald Trump’s budget plan, while those who manage not to get booted onto the street would see their already dire housing conditions deteriorate further. The proposal renews Trump’s call to slash…