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Unions in the 21st Century: A Potent Weapon Against Inequality
If U.S. unions are even going to get back to 1970 rates of membership, they will have to make inroads into new areas. Part of that story has to mean organizing professional workers.
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Check Your Wallet: Can You Find the $4,000 Trump Promised You?
The GOP tax cuts have also added almost $2 trillion to the deficit. Now Republicans are trying to cover the hole they created by cutting critical public services that are important to working families.
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What Just Happened? $30 Trillion to the Richest White Americans Since 2008
While wealth continues to rush, not trickle, upwards, low-income families are going backwards as the average net worth for the poorest half of America decreased from $11,000 to $8,000 since the 2008 financial crash
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Why Unions Still Matter, on Labor Day and Always
With strong membership this year, unions promise improved wages and working conditions.
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Victory! California Passes Net Neutrality Bill
California's fight is a microcosm of the nation's. Net neutrality is popular across the country.
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Why Is ExxonMobil Still Funding Climate Science Denier Groups?
The company's money trail, however, clearly shows that it is still financing climate science denier groups that denigrate any and all climate policy options
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The Next Crash
Trump and his Republican enablers are now reversing regulations put in place to stop Wall Street's excessively risky lending
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As Trump Obscures Anti-Worker Record Ahead of Labor Day, New Report Details His Actual Worker Agenda: 'Drop Dead'
"Trump has betrayed America's workforce, sacrificing lives at the altar of industry profits."
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How to Pay for Medicare-for-All
The way to make the legislation work is to isolate the sources of the most hideous and immoral waste in the healthcare system and concentrate the pain on them.
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Taxpayers Are Footing the Bill for Sky-High CEO Salaries
Billions in taxpayer funds go to CEOs who pay their workers peanuts. We can change that.
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