Every victory matters, and Joe Biden’s announcement on Wednesday that he now supports a federal freeze on all mortgage and rent payments during the pandemic is absolutely a victory for progressives. Politicians and pundits on the Left have been calling for this move from day one, and the fact that Biden has finally embraced this measure is a huge step forward. Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins explains what’s happening.

Farron Cousins is the executive editor of The Trial Lawyer magazine and a contributing writer at DeSmogBlog.com. He is the co-host / guest host for Ring of Fire Radio. His writings have appeared on Alternet, Truthout, and The Huffington Post. Farron received his bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of West Florida in 2005 and became a member of American MENSA in 2009. Follow him on Twitter @farronbalanced