More people are serving death-by-incarceration sentences today than the total number of people in prison in the 1970s.
The U.S. will need to both undo the damage already done by Trump and move away from imperialist foreign policy.
Biden has invoked the Defense Production Act to increase COVID-19 testing and the production of vaccine supplies.
The existing eviction moratorium failed to uniformly keep landlords from pushing low-income families out of their homes.
Hinojosa says parts of Biden’s agenda are promising, but lack urgency. “He’s got to be bold,” West says.
Activists are demanding the Biden-Harris administration pass a sweeping jobs bill to address the climate crisis head-on.
“It’s going to take the work of progressives, of social movements to really get it done,” said Waleed Shahid.
The incoming administration can take bold action by creating a White House Office of Racial Economic Equity.
Marty Walsh would be the first labor leader in the position since the ’70s, but he’s also the epitome of a bureaucrat.
In the immediate term, Biden can place a moratorium on federal executions for at least the next decade.