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Lawmakers Seek to Weaken Ban on Surprise Medical Bills

According to new reporting, the effort to rein in price-gouging is facing pushback from Democratic and Republican members of Congress alike.

Kenny Stancil ·


Billionaires 'Had a Terrific Pandemic' While Inequality Killed Millions: Oxfam

A new report explains how inequality contributed to the death of 21,000 people each day of the pandemic while the wealthiest collectively got $1.2 billion richer every 24 hours.

Jon Queally ·


The Ethics, Economics, and Imperative of Cancelling Student Debt

A conversation with economist Marshall Steinbaum.

Richard Eskow ·


Democrats, Struggling Parents Blast Lapsed Child Tax Credit

"I don't know what my family is going to have to do this month, or even the next," said a mother of four in Florida. "Will we go without a car or necessary medication?"

Jessica Corbett ·


To Safeguard US Democracy and Economy, Senate Must Reform Filibuster

The Senate was willing to change the rules of the filibuster to prevent a disruption to our economy, and now it must do the same to protect our democracy

Shahrzad Shams ·


After Navient Forgives $1.7B, Progressives Say Cancel All Student Debt

"With one stroke of the pen, President Biden could #CancelStudentDebt for tens of millions and show the American people that the government is on their side."

Brett Wilkins ·


Bin Laden, Trump, and the American Empire

What we can learn from the 20 years between the 9/11 attacks and the January 6 coup attempt.

Walden Bello ·


Ossoff Unveils Bill to Ban Stock Trading by Lawmakers, Immediate Family

The legislation is among a number of proposals to rein in lawmakers' stock transactions.

Kenny Stancil ·


More Than 8,000 Kroger Grocery Workers Strike in Colorado

The strike began a day after a report showed 14% of Kroger workers have experienced homelessness in the past year.

Julia Conley ·


Report Debunks Manchin's Inflation Argument Against Build Back Better

"The Build Back Better Act presents the best tool at Congress' disposal to reduce inflationary pressure long-term," said Democratic Rep. Don Beyer.

Jake Johnson ·

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