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Our Day Of Tragedy Is Their Day of Joy
Marching to Atlit. Reuters photo. On front, the granddaughter of 97-year-old Abdul Hadi Qudeh holds the keys to the Gazan house he was forced to leave in 1948. Photo by M ohammed Talatene/APA This week, Israel again laid bare the old, grim juxtaposition of its birth as it marked the 70th...
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Trump's Corporate-Friendly NAFTA 2.0 Would Be Total Climate Disaster, Report Warns
"We cannot shift to a clean energy future if a corporate trade deal tethers us to the fossil fuel past," says lead author of new trinational report.
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With Vote to Kill Guidance Against Racist Auto Lending, Senate GOP Takes War on Regulations to 'Vicious' New Level
"This may end up being the most vicious hardball escalation and norm-breaking of Trump's first two years."
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As Workers See Crumbs, Biggest Wall Street Banks Have Already Pocketed $2.5 Billion From Trump Tax Scam
"This bill was always a scam on the American people."
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Still Following the Money
The woke kids are still at it. Days before a planned National School Walkout to mark the anniversary of the Columbine shootings, Parkland survivor and firebrand David Hogg has suggested a boycott of massive money managers BlackRock and Vanguard, the biggest owners of publicly traded gun makers...
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As Trump Declares 'Americans Are Winning' on Tax Day, Common Good Faces 'Grim Future' Thanks to GOP
"Tax reform should have helped working families get ahead, not tilted the playing field further in favor of the wealthy and well-connected."
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 "Medicaid work requirements will almost certainly cause many low-income adults to lose health coverage," the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities finds. (Photo: Stephen Melkisethian/flickr/cc) News
New Analyses Suggest Trump Admin Really Just Wants to Push Millions of Medicaid Recipients Off Care
One study found that work requirements could impact about half of the 10 states' Medicaid population
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Death By a Thousand Tax Cuts
Under the current administration, we are witnessing the deathblows to the economic and social policies of the New Deal
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As GOP Spends Big Money Trying to Make Corporate Tax Cut Popular, New Poll Shows Most Americans Still Smart Enough to Hate It
"Republicans are going to throw more money and air time to try to make their tax bill popular. But so far, at least, voters have somehow figured out that a giveaway to wealthy corporations is not in their best interests."
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For Tax Day, a Reminder That Economic Arguments for the GOP Tax Plan Have No Theoretical Basis
The tax cuts that make up the bulk of the GOP plan—ones for the rich and big corporations—are by far the weakest kind of fiscal stimulus if the goal is to generate aggregate demand in the economy
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