Economy

Eoin Higgins, staff writer
Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) speaks to supporters of legislation she introduced Wednesday with Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) that would impose a fractional tax on Wall Street transactions.
"It is long past time for Congress to rein in the recklessness of Wall Street billionaires and build an economy that works for all Americans."
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
A protester stages a food bank demonstration on Whitehall complete with tons of packaged food against the government's Universal Credit program on November 21, 2017 in London.
"It is hard to imagine a recipe better designed to exacerbate inequality and...
Jake Johnson, staff writer
"It's long past time for Congress to stop letting the Trump administration run...

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Exhibit 742 of the evil clown show that is our current government: The surreal "testimony" before House Democrats of alleged HUD Secretary Ben Carson, who in several mind-bending exchanges veered between stupor, belligerence and breathtaking ignorance about his job as he bunglingly defended plans for massive budget cuts and rent increases, compared throwing 55,000 children on the street with oxygen masks on airplanes, and confused foreclosures with cookies. Really.