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Morgan Stanley headquarters are seen June 9, 2009 in New York City. (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images) News
'We Expected Action Beyond Rhetoric': Climate Advocates Unimpressed by Morgan Stanley Net-Zero Announcement
"As long as Morgan Stanley invests in companies like Exxon, Chevron, and Shell, they're investing in disasters like wildfires, hurricanes, and floods."
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'Colossal Backdoor Bailout': Outrage as Pentagon Funnels Hundreds of Millions Meant for Covid Supplies to Private Defense Contractors
"If you can't get a Covid test or find an N95, it’s because these contractors stole from the American people to make faster jets and fancy uniforms."
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A medical professional administers a coronavirus test at a drive-thru testing site run by George Washington University Hospital, May 26, 2020 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images) News
Top Dem Says Internal Govt. Watchdog Report Shows Trump Still Has No 'Coherent' Response to Covid-19
White House should "heed GAO's nonpartisan recommendations and finally show some leadership to protect Americans' lives," said Rep. James Clyburn.
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Juana Gomez wears a face mask while using a trash bag to protect against the rain, as she waits in line to receive food at a Food Bank distribution for those in need as the coronavirus pandemic continues on April 9, 2020 in Van Nuys, California. News
Rebounding Stocks, Surging Wealth for the Haves and 'Widespread Economic Misery' for the Have-Nots During Pandemic
"It's going to get worse because there is nothing for the people we surveyed who earn under $100,000 a year to fall back on."
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Fracking Not a 'Sustainable Pathway to Prosperity': New Report Shows Clean Energy Would Create More Jobs Than Fossil Fuels
"For the sake of giving workers a stable future, protecting public health, and making real strides in the fight against climate chaos, the choice is clear: Clean energy jobs can deliver far more good jobs for Pennsylvania."
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Newly-published research from Oxfam International reveals that the wealthiest 1% of the world's population is responsible for more than twice as much CO2 pollution as the bottom half of humanity. ( News
Highlighting 'Extreme Carbon Inequality,' Oxfam Study Shows World's Richest 1% Emit More Than Twice as Much CO2 as Poorest 50%
"The over-consumption of a wealthy minority is fueling the climate crisis, yet it is poor communities and young people who are paying the price," said study author Tim Gore.
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"Nearly every national security and public safety threat we that we face—from terror financing and sanctions evasion to the opioid crisis and human trafficking—is either motivated or facilitated by money," said Clark Gascoigne. News
Calls for Major Reforms After Leaked Docs Detail How Big Banks Help Criminals and Oligarchs Launder Their 'Dirty Cash'
"The FinCEN Files reveal that the system we've established to follow that money is broken. It's time to overhaul our anti-money laundering system and prioritize the fight against illicit finance."
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The redistribution of wealth to the richest 1% over the past 45 years is hard to comprehend. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images) Views
How Hypocrites in High Places Have Contributed to the Riots in the Streets
The four-decade losses in wealth and job income have contributed to the poverty numbers, and to violent reactions.
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"The recent massive fiscal and monetary interventions of capitalist states, though insufficient, have underlined for people what is possible under another system with different priorities and values." (Photo: <a href="">Jonny White</a>/cc/flickr)</p> Views
The Death of Neoliberalism
The coronavirus pandemic roared through an already destabilized global economic system suffering from a deep crisis of legitimacy.
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo looks on as President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House June 20, 2019 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images) News
'A Farce': Trump Critics, European Allies Challenge Pompeo Claim About Snapback of UN Sanctions on Iran
"With a track record of failure on Iran, the Trump administration's spin machine appears to be going into overdrive heading into November."
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