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World Bank Headquarters, Washington, D.C. (Photo: Simone D. McCourte / World Bank) Views
World Bank Rankings Promote Deregulation at the Expense of Working People
The highly controversial annual Doing Business report gives governments high marks if they slash taxes and worker protections.
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Everybody Hates You
Wait, what is that sound? And why can't the ever-clueless Eric hear it? Photo by Steven Ryan/ Getty For solace at the start of yet another week of madness, here's some of the latest to befall our beleaguered, wannabe Mob-Boss-In-Chief. A federal judge in Oregon became the latest of several judges...
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Yanis Varoufakis, leader of the anti-establishment European Realistic Disobedience Front (MeRA25) movement, DiEM25's electoral wing in Greece, during a press conference following the European parliamentary elections earlier this year. (Photo: Aris Missinis/AFP/Getty Images) Views
Another Europe Is Possible
I'm an old-fashioned lefty. I don't believe in destroying institutions. I believe in taking them over and transforming them into true public servants.
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US President Donald Trump and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison shake hands during a visit to Pratt Industries plant opening in Wapakoneta, Ohio on September 22, 2019 News
Australian PM Morrison Pledges to Outlaw Climate Boycotts
“A new breed of radical activism is on the march. Apocalyptic in tone," said Morrison, an evangelical Christian and a very vocal supporter of US President Donald Trump.
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A regular talking head and host on MSNBC, marketing executive Donny Deutsch angered many progressives over a recent combined attack on Bernie Sanders and the country of Denmark. (Photo: Screenshot/MSNBC) Views
Dear Mr. Donny Deutsch: Please Come to "F***ing Denmark."
I invite you. Come and see for yourself a happy and healthy society, funded in part by hefty taxes on millionaires like you and me.
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Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) addresses a crowd outside of the Francis Marion Performing Arts Center October 26, 2019 in Florence, South Carolina. "No middle class tax increases," Warren said of her new Medicare for All "pay-for" plan, and vowed "$11 trillion in household expenses back in the pockets" of U.S. families. That figure, she said, is "substantially larger than the largest tax cut in American history." (Photo: Sean Rayford/Getty Images)   News
With Detailed Pay-For Plan, Warren Touts Medicare for All as 'Bigger Than the Biggest Tax Cut' in US History
"If you're not in the top 1%, Wall Street, or a big corporation — congratulations, you don't pay a penny more and you're fully covered."
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'Another Gift' to Big Business as Trump Treasury Moves to Eliminate Rules Against Corporate Tax Avoidance
Sen. Ron Wyden warned the Treasury Department's plan "provides an opening for corporations to again dodge their taxes."
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'GOP Tax Scam 2.0'? Warnings as Trump Reportedly Pushing Another Round of Tax Cuts Ahead of Presidential Election
"Worked out so well the first time—for the super-wealthy. Not so much for the rest of us. Now they're back for more?"
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'Tax Dodger-in-Chief' Trump Changes Permanent Residency From New York to Florida
"Donald Trump doesn't want the state of New York to see his taxes—I wonder why," said Sen. Elizabeth Warren.
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'If These Miners Were Bankers, Congress Would Have Bailed Them Out Already,' Says Sanders as Bankrupt Murray Coal Threatens Pensions
"My Green New Deal will protect the pensions workers were promised and provide a just transition for all fossil fuel workers."
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