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10 Things We All Lose If Bernie Chooses Not to Run in 2020
What policy issues would be off the table? What demands for transformation would be watered down?
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'This Is Simply Price Gouging': Cost of Cancer Drug Hiked 1,400% Since 2013
"This is a Shkreliesque move, and is near to first degree murder as one can get without risking jail," said one critic, referencing the Big Pharma CEO that infamously raised the price of an AIDS treatment.
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Progressives now need to take hold of the baton and ensure the FTT not only stays on the EU policy agenda, but is implemented very soon. Equally, in the UK and the US progressive forces must continue to support the tax, so it can be implemented once Labour and the Democrats are elected. Views
Robin Hood Had The Right Idea: Why The Left Needs To Deliver On The Financial Transaction Tax
A financial transaction tax (FTT) — a charge on the buying and selling of stocks, bonds and derivatives — is an idea with widespread support amongst leading academics, many politicians and, most importantly, citizens. It was initially proposed by Maynard Keynes, the greatest economist of the...
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Proposed #CollegeForAll Plan Would Tax Wall Street to Destroy Student Debt Crisis
'In the richest country in the history of the world, higher education should be a right for all. Not a privilege for the few,' tweets Independent Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders
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Trump’s Budget Proposal Is an Attack on the Working Class
Trump’s vision to make American great again would actually eviscerate the already disintegrating social-safety net.
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The Constitutional Apocalypse
As Trump vilifies the press, the courts, immigrants, Muslims, Democrats, protestors and anyone who disagrees with him, it isn’t hard to imagine a modern day Mussolini... or worse. But, an even greater threat lies in the Republican’s march towards full control of state government. If they get there...
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From Resisting Trump To What?
Resistance is breaking out all over: the women’s marches, the immigration airport protests and the defiant Sally Yates, the State Department mass dissents, the battle for the Supreme Court, with much more to come. But where are we going? Are we simply calling for a return to the pre-Trump status...
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If Progressives Want to Defeat Trump, They Must Win Back Workers
In opposing Trump, we must not slip into defending neoliberalism
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How to "Stop the Violence": March Up the Steps of the Traders Who Pay No Sales Tax
The rallies in Chicago and around the country evoke passion and sympathy from most of us, but just a shrug of the shoulders from those ultimately responsible for the carnage on our streets. These are the leaders of finance who use our infrastructure, technology, security, law, location, and...
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Unlike US, Ireland Just Sent Three Bankers to Jail for Role in 2008 Crisis
The trio's scheme was a "very serious crime," judge says
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