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To Avoid 'Spoiling' Hungry Children, Wisconsin School District Opts Out of Free Meal Program

"No matter their family income, it’s unacceptable for any student to go hungry at school," said the Wisconsin Democratic Party.

Julia Conley ·


The Only Real Socialism in the US Is Corporate Welfare

We do have socialism in this country—but it's not Democrats' policies. The real socialism is corporate welfare.

Robert Reich ·


'Democracy for Sale': Analysis Ties Corporate Consolidation to Increased Lobbying

"Monopoly is a threat to representative democracy—and that protecting our democracy requires effective antitrust."

Jessica Corbett ·


Carbon Dividends Provide a Win-Win Solution for People and the Climate

Putting a price on emissions and sending the proceeds to the public is a sound environmental and economic strategy.

James K. Boyce ·


Ilhan Omar’s Genuine Progress Indicator Act: An Important Step for Sustainability

If our economies are measured only by GDP, we will have the false belief that we need more capitalist production to have good lives.

Cynthia Kaufman ·


A Viable Human Future Depends on Living With Less

We cannot eat money and there are no winners on a dead Earth.

David Korten ·


Despite Delta Threat, Biden Admin Supports Letting Critical Jobless Aid Expire

"Ending UI benefits while the pandemic still rages is cruel, period."

Jake Johnson ·


Sanders Traveling to Indiana and Iowa to Pitch $3.5 Trillion Spending Plan to Working Americans

"While it will have no Republican support in Washington, Democrats, Independents, and working-class Republicans all over the country support our plan to finally invest in the long-neglected needs of working families," said the senator.

Julia Conley ·


Antitrust Experts Welcome FTC's Revised Suit Against Facebook as 'Huge and Promising Step'

The amended complaint shows that "the new leadership at the Federal Trade Commission is committed to pursuing economic fairness and meaningful competition, no matter how powerful the enemies it makes doing so," said one anti-monopoly group.

Kenny Stancil ·


The Hourly Minimum Wage Should Be $26

Not only did the federal minimum wage not keep pace with productivity growth, it did not even keep pace with inflation.

Dean Baker ·

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