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Sanders Intros Revival of 95% Windfall Profits Tax From WWII to Curb Corporate Greed

"We cannot allow big oil companies and other large, profitable corporations to continue to use the war in Ukraine, the Covid-19 pandemic, and the specter of inflation to make obscene profits by price gouging Americans."

Jessica Corbett ·


AOC Hits AIPAC for Supporting Republicans Who Voted to Overturn 2020 Election

"It's more OK to dismantle U.S. democracy than it is to question if U.S. tax dollars should fund detention and abuse of Palestinian kids," the New York Democrat sardonically said. "Got it."

Brett Wilkins ·


Critics Blast Murphy for Helping Drive Dems 'Into a Ditch' and Then Blaming Progressives

"Stephanie Murphy won a redrawn Obama district that's trending left, helped sabotage Biden’s agenda (which she and other moderates ran on), and is now throwing a fit and retiring to go sit on some corporate board," said one observer.

Julia Conley ·


Rick Scott Panned for New Plan Pushing Tax Hikes on the Poor

"Scott's agenda for the GOP is a predictable return to political distortions that blame the poor for being poor, and it fails to recognize the real challenges in our economy."

Jessica Corbett ·


Like a Bizarre Johnny Appleseed, Trump Has Planted the Seeds of Extreme Antisocial Behavior—And It Cannot Be Ignored

We've always had authoritarians among us, but they've been given an opening they never had before.

Thom Hartmann ·


GOP Attacks on Voting Already Impacting 2022 Primaries

All possible resources must be marshaled in the cause of fair, safe, and secure elections.

Fred Wertheimer ·


'Morally Obscene': Sanders Blasts GOP, Manchin Over 41% Spike in Child Poverty

"How did this happen? Fifty Republicans and one corporate Democrat allowed the $300-a-month Child Tax Credit to expire," said Sen. Bernie Sanders.

Jake Johnson ·


GOP Calling Trump Coup Effort 'Legitimate Political Discourse' Should Still Be Frontpage News

The media has a responsibility to tell Americans that a major party now openly endorses using violence to overturn elections.

Peter Certo ·


GOP Declares Deadly Capitol Attack 'Legitimate Political Discourse'

"January 6th was not 'legitimate political discourse'—it was a violent insurrection on our Capitol," Rep. Pramila Jayapal retorted. "I didn't know if I'd make it out alive. Some didn't. We cannot let the GOP whitewash what happened."

Brett Wilkins ·


Now Is the Time to Electrify the US Postal Service Fleet

The postal service truck could become America's favorite electric vehicle, if the Biden administration plays hardball.

Adrian Martinez ·

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