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Inequality

 

To Provide Public Alternative to 'Predatory' Wall Street Banks, Sanders and Gillibrand Unveil Postal Banking Act

"No one in America should have to pay a 400% interest rate on a $375 loan from a payday lender."

Jake Johnson ·


Why the DNC's Platform Will Guarantee a Loss If Democrats Don't Do More

Democrats are simply not going to win votes if they see a crisis of this scale and respond with laughably small, do-nothing policy ideas. 

Morris Pearl ·


'Lives and Livelihoods Are on the Line': Progressive Ad Campaigns Target GOP Senators for Blocking Relief as Covid-19 Rages

"This is not the time for senators to go on vacation. Mitch McConnell's partisan games are an act of violence and recklessness against the American people."

Jake Johnson ·


From George Floyd to Juneteenth, America's Other Independence Day

"We will not return to business as usual after the events we have experienced this year," says Rev. James Forbes.

Bill Moyers ·


Time to 'Reinvest in People' and 'Cut Weapons of War': Barbara Lee Unveils Plan to Cut Up to $350 Billion From Pentagon

"Redundant nuclear weapons, off-books spending accounts, and endless wars in the Middle East don't keep us safe."

Jake Johnson ·


Underscoring 'Grotesque Nature of Unequal Sacrifice,' Richest Americans Have Added $434 Billion in Wealth Since Pandemic Hit

"While millions risk their lives and livelihoods as first responders and frontline workers, these billionaires benefit from an economy and tax system that is wired to funnel wealth to the top."

Jake Johnson ·


'Slap in the Face': As Bezos Wealth Jumps $30 Billion Amid Pandemic, Amazon to End $2 Per Hour Hazard Pay for Workers

"It just shows how very little regard Amazon has for its overworked employees."

Jake Johnson ·


'Pathetic': Trump Says No to Additional Covid-19 Stimulus Checks, Backs Cutting Tax That Funds Social Security Instead

"Cutting payroll taxes does nothing to help seniors or the millions of people who just lost their jobs. It does, however, defund Social Security and Medicare—which is why Trump is obsessed with the idea."

Jake Johnson ·



'Biggest Coronavirus Stimulus of All': Richest Man in the World Jeff Bezos Now $24 Billion Richer Amid Pandemic

"Our society cannot sustain itself when so few have so much, while so many have so little," said Sen. Bernie Sanders.

Jessica Corbett ·

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