Tag: Bernie Sanders

McDonald’s in Hot Water for Not Dealing with Workplace Harassment

On Tuesday, eight Democratic U.S. senators, including four presidential contenders, called on McDonald’s in a letter to do more to combat workplace harassment because the number of misconduct reports is “unacceptable.” Last month, more than 24 embattled and abused McDonald’s workers filed sexual harassment complaints with the U.S. Equal Employment…

AOC Pushes Fair Chance at Housing Act

At a town hall hosted by Housing Justice for All in Bronx, N.Y., Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) spoke to housing advocates and declared housing as a right. “We have been conditioned to think that basic rights are a luxury and a privilege when they are not,” Cortez said on Thursday…

Free College Tuition for Households With Less Than $125k Household Income

On Tuesday, one of former Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders’ hallmark campaign promises became more of a reality in the state of New York. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a plan that would provide free tuition to any of New York’s public universities for citizens whose family earns less than…