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New York Times: The progressive to-do list is missing a very important idea.

When Bernie Sanders ran for president, he promised to fight for free public college, universal health insurance and a $15 minimum wage. He drew huge crowds, but many Democrats declared his proposals impractical and naÔve.

A few years later, these supposedly pie-in-the-sky proposals are wildly popular among Democrats and have entered the political mainstream as important topics of discussion.

Free public college, health care for all, a living wage: These are all important causes that will improve life for millions. But thereís another proposal that belongs on the progressive to-do list: universal affordable high-quality child care.



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Published on Feb 19, 2016
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders talks about the importance of quality affordable child care. Sanders vows tax big corporations and the wealthy in order to finance affordable child care and assistance for families.

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