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The Trump Administration's "Monstrous Idea": Direct Payments in Exchange for Cuts to Social Security Benefits
"Donald Trump and his administration will stop at nothing to cut Social Security."
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'The Next Crisis': Up to 43 Million Americans Could Lose Health Insurance Due to Pandemic, Study Shows
"The American healthcare financing system was not built to withstand the combined impact of a pandemic and a recession."
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The U.S. Response to Covid-19 Has Lavished Wealth on the Rich
While the pandemic ravages American workers, the federal government has orchestrated a monumental transfer of wealth from the bottom of the economic ladder to the top.
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To Be A Black Man In America
Protesters in Georgia. AP photo The too-little-too-late wheels of justice are slowly turning in the murder Ahmaud Arbery, gunned down while jogging in Georgia for the crime of the color of his skin - another black life pointlessly reduced to a hashtag. As thousands ran Friday to honor what would...
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The first responsibility of a president is to keep the public safe. But Donald Trump couldn’t care less. He was slow to respond to the threat, then he lied about it, then made it hard for states—especially those with Democratic governors—to get the equipment they need. (Photo: Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images) Views
Trump’s 4-Step Plan for Reopening the Economy Will Be Lethal
He's trying to force the economy to reopen in order to boost his electoral chances this November, and he’s selling out Americans’ health to seal the deal. This is beyond contemptible.
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Warren Calls Out 'Economic Disaster' and 'Moral Failure' Brought on by Ineptitude and Cruelty of Trump and the GOP
"Trump wants to close his eyes and pretend that sending people back to work right now will magically solve all our problems. But every day that he refuses to lead on the public health crisis killing thousands of Americans daily is adding years to our economic recovery."
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'What a Rigged Economy Looks Like,' Says Sanders, as Stock Market Enjoys Best Month in 33 Years Despite 20%+ Unemployment
" We need to start valuing human life over corporate profits," said Rep. Ilhan Omar.
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'Huge Moment for the Movement': New Orleans City Council Unanimously Backs Medicare for All
The resolution passed Thursday endorses federal legislation ensuring comprehensive healthcare coverage both for the duration of the pandemic and beyond.
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To Prevent 'Monopoly Free-for-All,' Congress and Fed Urged to Bar Use of Covid-19 Funds for Corporate Mergers
"We can't afford to allow big corporations to further consolidate power in this moment of crisis."
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The official U.S. unemployment rate hit 14.7% in April 2020, according to a report released Friday by the federal government. News
'Most Cataclysmic' Jobs Report of Our Lifetime Shows US Unemployment Soaring to Level Not Seen Since Great Depression
While the official government figure is 14.7% for April, some economists estimate the actual unemployment rate is around 23.6%.
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