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"Stop the War! Feed the Poor!": March by Poor People's Campaign Ends With Arrests in DC
The protest on Capitol Hill comes ahead of a mass mobilization planned for Saturday
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'Morally Bankrupt': After Tax Cuts for Richest, House GOP Unveils $5.4 Trillion Attack on Nation's Safety Net
The Republican budget's "extreme cuts to healthcare, retirement security, anti-poverty programs, education, infrastructure, and other critical investments are real and will inflict serious harm on American families."
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The Koch Brothers Are Bankrolling Local Efforts to Kill American Public Transit
"At the end of the day, fuel consumption helps them."
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Did Trump's Pick for Consumer Agency Help 'Lock Immigrant Children Up in Cages'? Senators Demand Answers
Kathy Kraninger, the president's pick to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, "helps oversee the agencies that are ripping kids from their parents," Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Sherrod Brown observed
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Millions Lack Food, Housing, and Healthcare, But 38 Democrats Just Joined GOP to Spend $716 Billion on Endless War and Empire
Had the Pentagon's budget simply remained the same as it was in 2017, Congress "could have funded public college for every student in the U.S. and had $12 billion left over," noted media analyst Adam Johnson
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"In addition to the meager pay, most have no benefits, no job security, no government regulations backing them, and usually a longer work day, with many young people putting in 10- to 12-hour days for $13 per hour or less." (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) Views
The "Jobs for Everyone" Fantasy
The super-capitalists want us to believe that they know what they're talking about.
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Broken Children In Cages Are Sobbing For Mommy and Daddy, and Mobsters Are Governing America
Oh man. Audio released by Pro Publica of incarcerated toddlers crying for their parents put us over the top. And that was after growing testimony to the often lifelong, irreparable damage being done by the evil of separating kids from caregivers, which mirrors "a textbook strategy" of domestic...
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We Need to Reclaim the UN's Radical Vision of Global Economic Justice
That thousands of people die daily from poverty-related causes, while the number of chronically undernourished people increases, is an affront to the very idea that everyone has the right to an adequate standard of living
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If the Economy Is So Good, Why Are People So Unhappy?
Both political parties endorse policies centered on empowering industrialists and the financial community at the expense of workers
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As ATT-Time Warner Close Deal, Floodgates 'Wide Open' for Corporate Mega-Mergers
"America is getting crushed by big, unresponsive, powerful corporate monopolies, the modern version of the trusts of the gilded age."
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