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Inequality

 

'Nightmare Scenario That Everyone Predicted': As Millions Struggle to Meet Basic Needs, Trump Organization Requests Financial Relief

"I'd be interested in knowing what help Trump and Jared are extending to their tenants as they ask for help themselves."

Julia Conley ·


'Barbaric': 8 Million Americans Have Been Forced to Start Crowdfunding Campaigns to Cover Medical Costs, Survey Shows

"No one should have to beg for money to get the healthcare they need in the richest country on Earth."

Jake Johnson ·


Millionaires Stop Paying Into Social Security for the Year Tomorrow, Highlighting Need to Scrap Payroll Tax Cap

"The burden of Social Security taxes falls more heavily on those who make less."

Jake Johnson ·


'I Made a Lot of Bankers Look Very Good,' Brags Trump as Wall Street Titans Enjoy $32 Billion Tax Bonanza

"It looks like Trump just let the six largest banks 'get away with murder' something he promised he wouldn't do as president," said a senior advisor to Bernie Sanders in response.

Jon Queally ·


World's 500 Richest People Gained $1.2 Trillion in Wealth in 2019: Analysis

"In the U.S., the richest 0.1% control a bigger share of the pie than at any time since 1929."

Jake Johnson ·


'Not Mere Misers, But Actively Cruel': Trump's GOP Denounced as Worse Than Scrooge on Christmas Eve

"We'd be in much better shape if Trump and company were merely heartless misers. What they really are is much, much worse."

Jon Queally ·


'Cutting Social Security Is Murder': Flood of Public Outrage Greets Trump Proposal to Slash Benefits for Hundreds of Thousands

"We cannot let Trump get away with this cruelty. An attack on any part of Social Security is an attack on the entire system."

Jake Johnson ·


'Staggering' New Data Shows Income of Top 1% Has Grown 100 Times Faster Than Bottom 50% Since 1970

"The bulk of a generation of economic growth has been captured and concentrated in a few hands, and many people have barely seen any of it."

Julia Conley ·


Insurance Industry Is Clearly 'Terrified,' Says Sanders, As Lawmakers Admit Lobbyists Helped Them Write Attacks on Medicare for All

"We are taking on the big-money interests who have an army of lobbyists trying to defeat Medicare for All."

Jake Johnson ·


'Everything Is Not Fine': Nobel Economist Calls on Humanity to End Obsession With GDP

"If we measure the wrong thing," warns Joseph Stiglitz, "we will do the wrong thing."

Jon Queally ·

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