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European Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager News
Calls for Breaking Up Tech Giants Grow Louder After EU Hits Google With $1.7 Billion Antitrust Fine
Some praised Europe for "cracking down on Google's corrupt business model." Others called the fine "another useless parking ticket."
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) News
Elizabeth Warren Praised for Plan to Break Up Tech Giants
"A new anti-monopoly movement is happening, and Warren is coming out swinging at the right targets!" says Zephyr Teachout
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'Fearless' Progressive Jumaane Williams Elected NYC's Public Advocate
The progressive activist and Brooklyn councilman won election Tuesday with a decisive plurality.
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Resisting Trump Is Not Enough: 20,000 Activists Ask Democratic Candidates Where They Stand on Bold Agenda
The message behind a new pledge is this: "Yes, fight Trump – but Americans also want to hear big solutions to the large economic problem our country faces."
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Joe Crowley News
'Not Surprising' But 'So Shameful': Ousted by Ocasio-Cortez, Joe Crowley Heads to K Street Lobbying Firm
Toppled in 2018 primary by progressive challenger, the ex-lawmaker will lobby for a firm whose clients include Amazon, Royal Dutch Shell, UnitedHealth, and the Saudi monarchy
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'Anything Is Possible,' Declares Ocasio-Cortez After Defeat of 'Amazon's Corporate Greed' in New York
"Speechless. Truth to power wins!" declared former New York attorney general candidate Zephyr Teachout after company cancels HQ2 project in Long Island City
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"Don't Let Door Hit You on the Way Out": People Power Credited as Amazon Reportedly Reconsiders New York HQ2
"Can everyday people come together and effectively organize against creeping overreach of one of the world's biggest corporations? Yes, they can," says Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
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voting rights advocates News
Once a 'Laughingstock' on Voting Rights, Reform Package Moves New York Toward More 'Inclusive Democracy'
"Make no mistake: this is far from the end to voting reform in our state. Our state needs a whole host of reforms to repair and expand the right to vote."
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Demonstrators from local worker advocacy groups assembled outside New York's City Hall as the City Council held a hearing on Amazon's plan to establish a new headquarters in Queens. News
"You're Worth $1 Trillion. Why Do You Need Our $3 Billion?" Angry New Yorkers Confront Amazon Execs at City Council Meeting
The online retail giant has said its new headquarters in New York will create 25,000 jobs for residents—a claim one protester derided as "smoke and mirrors"
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"The taxpayer costs of these two deals is high, both in absolute terms and on a per-job basis, contrary to Amazon's artful spin. Together, we believe they exceed $4.6 billion," said Greg LeRoy, executive director of Good Jobs First. News
'It Keeps Getting Uglier': As True Costs of HQ2 Scam Emerge, Public Housing and School Offices Getting the Boot to Make Room for Amazon
"The fact that massive public subsidies are helping eliminate affordable housing units is just the latest reason this bad deal needs to be torn up and thrown away."
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