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A demonstrator holds a "Tax the Rich" sign during a protest in New York on June 27, 2020. Views
Profiteering off the Pandemic
American billionaires have been cleaning up.
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) walks from the Senate floor to his office on Thursday, July 30, 2020. Views
Action (Lack Thereof) on Economic Aid Reflects Longstanding Anti-Government Agenda
The country suffered from the refusal to pay attention to scientists and comply with health advice, and now there's similar refusal to accept economic truths.
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To Halt Fascist March With Progressive Power, Sanders and Omar Host 'United Against Trump' Town Hall at DNC Convention
"We have a moral responsibility to oust Trump."
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'Exact Right Message': Ed Markey's Must-Watch 2020 Campaign Ad Praised for Highlighting Broken Social Contract
"With all due respect, it's time to start asking what your country can do for you."
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The U.S. government seized the cargo of four ships, including the Bella, the U.S. Justice Department confirmed Friday. (Photo: DOJ) News
Further Escalating Tensions, Trump Administration Seizes Alleged Iranian Fuel Bound for Venezuela
Iran's ambassador to Venezuela, Hojad Soltani, said that neither the ships nor their owners are Iranian but did not address whether the gasoline came from his country.
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The Covid-19 crisis has "amplified one of the worst flaws in our society, namely the 'me-first' greed of corporate chieftains," writes Hightower.  (Photo: iStock) Views
This Pandemic Brings Out the Worst in Our CEOs
Last year, CEOs signed a pledge to be better corporate citizens. Then the pandemic hit.
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 "Just as enacting Social Security was a solution 85 years ago, expanding Social Security, while requiring the wealthy to pay their fair share, is a solution we should embrace today," writes the authors. (Photo: Courtesy of AFGE, Flickr | CC 2.0) Views
Happy 85th Birthday to Social Security—Crown Jewel of the New Deal
Just as enacting Social Security was a solution 85 years ago, expanding Social Security, while requiring the wealthy to pay their fair share, is a solution we should embrace today.
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"Social Security has protected workers from some of the costliest hazards and vicissitudes of life," writes Richtman, "including loss of income from retirement, disability, and the death of a family breadwinner" writes Richtman. (Photo: Daniel Grill/iStock/via Getty Images) Views
On Its 85th Anniversary, 'No Damn Politician' Should Be Allowed To Scrap Social Security
On this anniversary, we must renew our commitment to preserving and expanding Social Security in the face of these relentless efforts to undermine it.
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All the Lying
Sharpiegate. Getty Image Finally. After over 20,000 lies during his 174 years besmirching the office, a patriot and real live journalist went to the duplicitous belly of the beast during its daily hate speech, soon after some slimy birther crap about Kamala Harris. "Mr. President," asked HuffPost...
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Watchdog Warns Unchecked Covid-19 Contact Tracing Apps Threaten Workers With 'Dystopian Mass Surveillance'
As competing bills aimed at privacy rights make their way through Congress, employers mull the use of apps to quell the spread of Coronavirus in the workplace.
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