Saturday, October 23, 2021

US billionaires are now $2.1 trillion richer than before the pandemic

Not only did the wealth of U.S. billionaires grow, but so did their numbers: in March of last year, there were 614 Americans with 10-figure bank accounts. Today there are 745.

The big lie in Rahm Emanuel’s Senate testimony

Now all eyes will be on Merkley – and other Democratic senators who profess that “Black lives mater” and that police need to be held accountable – to see whether they vote to confirm this tainted mayor and elevate him to a prestigious ambassadorship.

What is the Peace Dividend strategy?

Tell the truth about our endless wars and bloated DOD budgets!

5 charts on taxing wealth to pay for the build back better agenda

Proposals in play to pay for the ambitious public investment plan could help reverse skyrocketing wealth inequality.

Taking aim at predatory equity firms, Warren leads bill to ‘stop Wall Street looting’

"Private equity firms get rich off of stripping assets from companies, loading them up with a bunch of debt, and then leaving workers, consumers, and whole communities in the dust."

The hypocrisy of the federal spending debate

We must not let our lawmakers get away with this charade of fiscal responsibility to defeat Build Back Better.

Do you want a new Cold War?

Because that’s just where the Biden administration is clearly taking us.

Why the hell are Democrats keeping your drug prices high?

Vote in the Democratic primaries for true public servants — who care more about advancing the public good than protecting private profits.

‘Just cancel the debt,’ advocates say as Biden admin develops strategy for restarting student...

Student debt cancellation “is good economic policy that will change the lives of millions of families,” said Rep. Ayanna Pressley.

The Freedom to Vote Act is no ‘compromise.’ pass it now.

The effort to roll back voting rights is unconscionable, and the federal government has a duty to act — now, before the next election.