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Jeremy Corbyn Unveils Radical Plan to Help the Homeless: Buy Them Homes
"Figures this week showed homelessness has risen for the seventh year running. Unlike the Conservatives, Labour will not stand by as people sleep rough on our streets."
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Striving for 'Best Plutocracy Money Can Buy,' Koch Brothers Plan to Dump $400M in 2018 Midterms
"This is why we need to overturn the terrible Citizens United Supreme Court decision and move to public funding of elections."
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The Trumpy Awards, Round Six: Worst Cabinet Member
Today's nominees certainly do represent the worst of the Trump administration.
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Congress and the Tax Collector
If Congress continues to cut the IRS's budget, its ability to collect delinquent taxes will get even worse than it now is, and if its budget is cut far enough, the Private Collection Agencies will look good by comparison, thus justifying their continued employment. Go figure.
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#BailoutCaucus: These 11 Senate Democrats Are Joining GOP in Effort to Dismantle Wall Street Regulations
"This breakaway #BailoutCaucus may think their support of this bill will fly under the radar—only noticed by bank executives and lobbyists giving campaign contributions. They are wrong."
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The Trumpy Awards, Round Five: Worst Cabinet Member
With a president who has minimal and only passing familiarity with policy, Cabinet officials and their deputies are crucial in driving what the administration is actually doing.
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The Lucky 1 Percent Get Trump's Speech, CNBC's Devotion—and Nearly All Global Growth
Would it really do CNBC 's wealthy, influential viewers a disservice to consider the statement from Oxfam’s Winnie Byanyima that "the billionaire boom is not a sign of a thriving economy but a symptom of a failing economic system"?
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An Army Of Survivors and A Ferocious Judge Say "It Stops Now"
This week saw the just, long-overdue eradication of Larry Nassar, former Olympic gymnastics doctor and serial sexual assaulter of women and girls, who was sentenced to 175 years in prison after a rare week of searing impact statements from 156 of his accusers. Despite the damage he inflicted on...
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The Guggenheim's Dazzling Burn: Sorry Mr. President, All Outta Van Goghs But How About This Golden Toilet?
What they wanted prolly 'cause someone suggested they get artsy Behold the glorious panache of the response by the Guggenheim's chief curator after the Trumps made the tacky request to “borrow” a Vincent Van Gogh painting from their collection for use in their living quarters. Ever so politely,...
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Fossil Free Fast: A Climate Resistance Game Plan for 2018
With the transition to 100% renewable energy, we have perhaps a once in a lifetime opportunity to rebuild our economy in a more just and equitable way.
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