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"The American Dream is rapidly becoming the American Illusion as the U.S. ... now has the lowest rate of social mobility of any of the rich countries," said U.N special rapporteur Philip Alston. (Photo: Dale Cruse/flickr/cc) News
UN Expert Just Offered a Brutal Takedown on US Inequality and How the #GOPTaxScam Will Make It Worse
'The persistence of extreme poverty is a political choice made by those in power'
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How Orwell Used Wartime Rationing to Argue for Global Justice
Orwell’s response to inequality between nations could be more instructive than ever
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Ripping GOP for Serving Donors, Sanders and Warren Lay Out Budget Plan That Works for All
"Congress must not break for recess unless it addresses some of the major crises facing this country."
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#CorkerKickBack Trends After Last-Minute Tax Giveaway Benefiting GOP Lawmakers Exposed
"He promised he wouldn't vote for a deficit increase... Then traded his leverage for cold hard cash."
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Claw Back GOP Tax Giveaway for Corporations If Dems Win Back Congress? Sanders Says: "Absolutely"
While Independent senator from Vermont says opposition has done everything possible to stop Republicans from ramming through massive tax cuts, he says undoing damage will be crucial moving forward
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Analysis Shows More Than Half of Total Trump-GOP Tax Plan Benefits Go to Richest 5%
In order to pay for massive cuts for wealthy and permanent tax giveaway to corporations, rates on low- and middle-income families will increase significantly in 2027. Who benefits? Probably not you.
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Wildlife Wiseacres, Still Here (For Now)
Photo by Daisy Gilardini. Photo on front by Penny Palmer Taking a break from a world of woe, we present the winners of this year's Comedy Wildlife Photo Competition. The contest, featuring winning images culled from entries from 86 countries, was founded by two wildlife photographers working in...
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Rebuking Trump, Millionaire's Viral Video Shows How GOP Plan Is 'Just Big Tax Cut for People Like Me'
The "plan will make the rich richer and leave everybody else to pick up the bill"
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Latest Student Loan Debacle Is Ultimate Example of Trump's Campaign Con
The president ran against debt predators, drug makers and big banks – once elected, he immediately got in bed with all of them
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Fast Food-Loving Trump's Labor Board 'Pulls Rug Out' From Under Fast Food Workers
"While working people struggle to make ends meet, Trump's NLRB is making it harder for those who hold real power in workplaces to be held accountable."
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