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Governor Cuomo Proposes Free Tuition to New Yorkers Making Up to $125,000 Per Year

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo unveiled his first signature proposal of his 2017 agenda, making college tuition-free for New York’s middle class families at all SUNY and CUNY two-and-four-year colleges. Cuomo made his announcement accompanied by U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders at LaGuardia Community College. The First-in-the-Nation-Program aims at providing free tuition to New Yorkers making up…

Disgraced former DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz still refuses to admit any wrongdoing on her part as DNC Chair during the Democratic Primaries, despite her resignation in the wake of emails released by Wikileaks proving she did. “I will be frank with you — if I was trying to rig the outcome of the primary, trust me, I could have,” Wasserman Schultz told VICE News’ Shawna…

Senator Bernie Sanders has spoken out against plans to build an oil pipeline through sacred American Indian land which will undermine clean water resources and Native American rights. Sanders gave a surprise speech outside the White House on Tuesday during a global day of action against the massive Dakota Access pipeline project that attracted demonstrations…

In an interview with Vice’s Shawna Thomas, Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL), the former chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, hit back at critics suggesting she tilted her party’s primary process in favor of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton over Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT). “I will be frank with you,” she said. “If I was…

Nika Knight, staff writerThe election of a right-wing, repressive government led by President-elect Donald Trump and a Republican-dominated Congress has the American left searching for ways to mount a resistance and regain ground in future elections. Many have found an answer in progressive figures such as Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), it seems, as crowds of…