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Only 4 percent of American workers have gotten any kind of payout related to the corporate tax cuts, and most of those have been one-time bonuses, not permanent raises. (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
Under Cover of Kavanaugh, Republicans Passed Huge Tax Cuts for the Wealthy
While Americans watched the Senate, House Republicans passed an extra $3 trillion tax cut for rich people and corporations
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Showing They Will 'Stop at Nothing to Destroy' Open Internet, Telecom Giants Sue to Block California's New Net Neutrality Law
"Big telecom companies hate the California net neutrality bill because it prevents them from screwing over their customers more than they already do."
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'Too Big to Fail, Too Big to Exist': Sanders Introduces Bill to Break Up Nation's Largest Wall Street Banks
"We must end, once and for all, the scheme that is nothing more than a free insurance policy for Wall Street: the policy of 'too big to fail.'"
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'The Drums of War Are Beating': ICJ Ruled US Sanctions Violate Treaty With Iran, So Pompeo Just Ditched It
NIAC leader Trita Parsi says the Secretary of State "walking out of it signals that he wants to make sure that disputes with Iran are NOT resolved peacefully."
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Rejecting US Claims They Don't Harm Humanitarian Aid, UN Court Orders Easing of Sanctions Iran Calls 'Illegal and Cruel'
" The U.S. of course will disregard the ruling," says Trita Parsi, "but Iran's aim likely was to establish that it is the U.S., and not Iran, that is the rogue nation now."
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Poverty Is Over! So Why Are Republicans So Quiet About Their Chief Economic Accomplishment?
They told us they did it not for the rich, but to help middle-class and poor families. But here we are in the thick of the 2018 congressional elections, and — shhhhh — silence. Not a single lawmaker who voted for this grand ideological promise is mentioning it, much less running ads touting their...
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'Sad Day for Democracy': Bowing to Restaurant Industry, DC Democrats Vote to Overturn Tipped Wage Increase Approved by Voters
"The D.C. Council just told every voter in the district that their voices don't matter."
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This Is What It Looks and Sounds Like When Thousands of Amazon Workers Learn They Just Won $15 an Hour
"This is what the political revolution is all about."
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What Does Trump’s "New NAFTA" Trade Deal Signal for Workers, Corporate Power & the Environment?
Lori Wallach, director of Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch, explains what people should know about the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA)
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Inappropriate In A Pubic Place: Pastors Who Tried To Ban Books In A Banned Book Display Didn't Fare Well So There May be Hope
Photo by Lewiston Sun Journal Having gotten sidetracked by the sordid saga of Kavanaugh, belated but still gratifying news of a modest victory in grim times: Marking last week's annual American Library Association Banned Books Week , the public library in Rumford, Maine, a small mill town of about...
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