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Progressive Coalition Demands Biden CFPB Enact Rule to Curb Wall Street Dominance

"Consolidation in the financial services industry has given big banks inordinate power, especially over a huge amount of consumer data."

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·


As Pandemic Wiped Out Workers, Covid Crisis Proved No Obstacle to Soaring CEO Pay

"This should have been a year for shared sacrifice," said one economist. "Instead it became a year of shielding CEOs from risk while it was the frontline employees who paid the price."

Kenny Stancil, staff writer ·


Sanders Warns Dems Could Lose Congress If They Get Mired in 'Never-Ending' Negotiations With GOP

"The Democrats in Congress must move forward boldly, protecting the working families of our country and restoring faith in government. Yes, the future of the country is at stake."

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·


'Your Legacy Is... What You Deliver': Climate Movement Says Biden Budget Not Bold Enough

"This might be a political show for Biden," said the Sunrise Movement, "but for us it's a fight for our lives and for the communities we love and care about."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


Biden Warned Not to Abandon Key Climate Plans to Appease 'Science-Denying Republicans'

"If Democrats decide that climate priorities can be put off for later, don't be surprised if young people put off voting for them again."

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·


I Think I Was a Lobbyist for the Koch Brothers—I Just Didn't Know It

In the past decade, with nearly unlimited wealth, Koch's political operation has injected hundreds of millions of dollars into elections through a constellation of nonprofits and LLCs.

Lisa Graves ·


'End This Game': Dems Urged to Ditch GOP After 'Woefully Inadequate' Infrastructure Offer

"Ceding to Republicans and accepting any GOP proposal will only lead to the death of more people from extreme weather... and will put in jeopardy the Democratic majority in 2022 and 2024."

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·


Court Rules Australian Government Has Duty to Protect Children, Environment From Climate Impacts

"This is the first time a court of law, anywhere in the world, has recognized that a government minister has a duty of care to protect young people from the catastrophic harms of climate change."

Brett Wilkins, staff writer ·


Why Kicking Your Workers Is Bad for Business

Fast food depends on low wages and high turnover. That’s not just wrong, new research says—it’s lousy for business.

Sam Pizzigati ·


Economic Study Shows Why 'Saving the Planet Is Not a Jobs Killer'

"It's not an impossible task to make sure workers in the fossil fuel industry are provided with the skills, training, and opportunities to find other jobs," the Center for Economic and Policy Research found. 

Julia Conley, staff writer ·

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