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Warren Shames Chase's Dimon, Other Big Bank CEOs for Charging Overdraft Fees During Pandemic

"This past year has shown that corporate profits are more important to your bank than offering just a little help to struggling families—even when we are in the middle of a worldwide crisis."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


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 ·


'This Is How You Lose Your Majority': Progressive Warnings Mount as Dems Drag Their Feet on Infrastructure

"Republicans aren't interested in compromise. They never were. Let's meet the scale of this crisis and pass the bold package our nation needs."

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·


US Insurance Giants Worsening Climate Crisis, Biodiversity Loss, and Human Rights Violations: Report

"Despite the sector's expertise in identifying, forecasting, and managing risk, it continues to support companies responsible for climate change, including those engaged in coal, tar sands, and Arctic oil and gas."

Kenny Stancil, staff writer ·


There Is Zero Justification for GOP Ending $300 Federal Unemployment Boost

The latest state jobs data show the economy has not fully recovered.

David Cooper ·


A Third Reconstruction Is Pragmatically Achievable and Could End American Poverty

The Third Reconstruction should aim to end—once and for all—the oligarchy of rich Whites by creating an America in which all are equal at the voting booth, the school, the clinic and the workplace.

Jeffrey D. Sachs ·


Republicans Accused of Economic 'Sabotage' as Florida Becomes 23rd GOP-Led State to Slash Jobless Benefits

"No one should face financial ruin for living in states run by Republicans."

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·


Warren Bill Would Nearly Triple IRS Budget to 'Go After Wealthy Tax Cheats'

"For too long, the wealthiest Americans and big corporations have been able to use lawyers, accountants, and lobbyists to avoid paying their fair share."

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·


DC Attorney General Sues Amazon for Alleged Monopolistic Price-Fixing

"You have to break up Amazon," said one consumer advocate, who argued there's a "fundamental conflict of interest when you own the infrastructure and you also compete on that infrastructure."

Brett Wilkins, staff writer ·


Biden Should Stop Placating Republicans on Jan. 6 Commission, Look to Chile on the Costs of Compromise

The compromises made by the center-left parties in Chile not only squandered their chance to reform the economy, but left the government largely unaccountable to an electorate that had long rejected the country's neo-liberal model of development.

Sidney Tarrow ·

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