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As Trump's FCC Chair Tries to Ram Through Sprint/T-Mobile Merger, Expert Says Claims It Will Benefit Consumers 'Approximately 0% True'
"The deal will result in higher prices for all consumers, and worse phone service—especially for rural Americans."
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Social Security is 84 today. Notwithstanding constant attacks by many, Social Security’s current projected shortfall, modest in size and still years away, is not a " crisis," as too many politicians assert, but a call for simple maintenance. If your car needs an oil change, it's not a crisis. But if you do nothing, and wait until your engine is blown, it can become a crisis. (Photo: Joey Gannon/Wikimedia/cc) Views
Social Security Isn’t in Crisis. It Just Needs a Tune-Up
Democrats appear increasingly ready to take the necessary action, but the Republican Party would just as soon let one of the nation's most popular programs die
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Now Earning 278 Times More Than Average Worker, New Study Shows CEO Pay Has Grown More Than 1,000% Since 1978
"Corporate greed is eviscerating the working class."
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US Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) special agent pictured June 19, 2018.(Photo: Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images) Views
Mississippi ICE Raids a Call to Action for the Civil Rights Generation
What happened in the ICE raids in Mississippi is just as un-American as our old race-based immigration quota system, as un-American as the way African Americans had to live in this country before the civil rights movement
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#TrumpRecession Trends as President Blamed for Rising Fears of Another Economic Meltdown
"Trump came along and deregulated everything, weakening the post-Great Recession laws meant to curb Wall Street abuses and authorizing a massive tax cut for the wealthiest Americans."
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A Boeing 737 MAX 8 airliner lifts off for its first flight on January 29, 2016 in Renton, Washington. (Photo: Stephen Brashear/Getty Images) Views
It Is Time to Haul Boeing Executives Before Congress to Testify Under Oath
With the Boeing 737 MAX still grounded, there may not be a better opportunity to get answers to the most crucial questions
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Rights Group Warns Against Amazon Marketing to Law Enforcement 'Dangerous and Invasive' Facial Recognition System It Claims Can Detect People's Fear
"The dystopian surveillance state of our nightmares is being built in plain sight."
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Warnings of 'Taxpayer-Funded Discrimination' Against LGBTQ Workers as Trump Pushes Religious Exemption Rule for Contractors
"This rule seeks to undermine our civil rights protections and encourages discrimination in the workplace—and we will work to stop it," said the ACLU
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Beyond Background Checks, Nearly 200 House Democrats Sign on for Federal Assault Weapons Ban
"Meaningful action doesn't end with signing a bipartisan background checks bill."
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Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) arrives at the Iowa Democratic Party's Hall of Fame Dinner marching with Fight For $15 fast food workers on June 9, 2019 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. (Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images) Views
It's Very Clear: Bernie Sanders Can Beat Donald Trump
America very badly needs a president who is not just another establishment stooge in thrall to plutocrats to undo the damage of Trump and 30 years of neoliberal corrosion
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