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'Clock Is Ticking': Countdown for Tens of Millions as Child Tax Credit Set to End

Polls show high support for extension of both the poverty-ending child tax credit and the student loan payment pause.

Julia Conley ·


'I'm Dreading February 2022': Ocasio-Cortez Shares Student Loan Horror Stories From Constituents

"I think about how I am going to have to pay hundreds a month instead of using that money to help my family pay our bills and pursue the American Dream," said one constituent, a first-generation American.

Julia Conley ·


Unions Make Life Better at Work and Beyond, New Report Shows

The relationship between "high union density and higher household incomes, access to healthcare and paid leave, and fewer voting restrictions highlights the importance of protecting the right of workers to organize."

Kenny Stancil ·


Neoliberal Capitalism to Blame for Inflation, Not Public Benefits and Social Programs

Ending child care subsidies won’t restock store shelves. A fairer, more sustainable global economy might.

Sonali Kolhatkar ·


The Plan to Tax Stock Buybacks From Corporations With Record Breaking Profits

As corporations blow record sums repurchasing their stock to inflate CEO pay, Congress is advancing a tax aimed at curbing this harmful practice.

Porter McConnell ·


This Outrageous Global Inequality Is a Political Choice

The reality captured by the World Inequality Report 2022 reflects human choices, which means that it can be changed by making other choices. That is why the report is not just a valuable compendium of useful data and analysis but also a guide to action.

Jayati Ghosh ·


More Universal Programs Would Drastically Improve Financial Stability for US Families: Analysis

New report urges Senate to include expansion of the Child Tax Credit, universal child care assistance, and expanded housing assistance in the pending Build Back Better legislation.

Julia Conley ·


The Warped Politics of Inflation

Inflation is a result of corporate decisions to protect profits by raising prices.

Thomas Meisenhelder ·


Momentum for a Permanent 4-Day Work Week Grows

Americans work far, far more than people in most other affluent countries.

Zeeshan Aleem ·


Yearly Wages of Most US Workers Grew Just 28% Since 1979 But 'Skyrocketed' for Top 0.1%

The inequality, said two experts, "reaffirms the need to place generating robust wage growth for the vast majority and rebuilding worker power at the center of economic policymaking."

Jessica Corbett ·

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