Thursday, May 23, 2019

Tag: budget

Boondoggle, Inc.

Making sense of the $1.25 trillion national security state budget.

House Democrats allocate $50 million to study gun violence

While funding for this type of study hasn't been allocated in more than two decades, gun violence prevention organizations and doctors' groups have sought this money to address gun violence.

As if it couldn’t get worse, Trump budget would cut all...

The White House says the cuts are part of the elimination of "wasteful or unnecessary spending."

The yuge Republican lie about the deficit

It’s not social spending that’s causing the federal deficit to soar. It’s Republican tax cuts, especially on corporations and the wealthy.

Trump budget for renewables slashed 70% under former Koch insider’s leadership

As for his old employers, the American Energy Alliance gave a full-throated endorsement of the Trump budget.

Bernie slams Trump’s absurd 2020 budget proposal

“This is a budget for the military industrial complex, for corporate CEOs, for Wall Street and for the billionaire class. It is dead on arrival. "

Progressive Briefing for Wednesday, June 20, 2018

U.S. withdraws from Human Rights Council, Canada legalizes recreational marijuana, first ladies unite against family separation at the border, and more.

THE MONOPOLIZATION OF AMERICA: The biggest economic problem you’re hearing almost...

There’s only one answer: It is time to revive antitrust.

If hell had a budget: The GOP breaks the ten commandments

This budget seemed strikingly in sync with the hellish weather gripping Washington.

How not to make the budget balance on the backs of...

Limiting deductions and exclusions would be rational, fiscally responsible, and fair.

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American corporations are helping fund the war on women

These corporations say they are all for gender equality but their political contributions say otherwise.

‘The time is now:’ Over 200 economists send a letter to Congress endorsing Medicare...

"We encourage Congress to move forward with implementing a public financed Medicare for All plan to achieve the equitable and affordable universal health care system that the American people need."

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $25M in baby powder cancer verdict

According to Judge Manuel Mendez, who is presiding over the trial, Johnson & Johnson placed “corporate profits and reputation over the health and safety of consumers.”

This is how Republics die

"America will not 'bounce back' from the Trump presidency when it ends, and may lose all ability to recover at all if that presidency lasts six rather than two more years."

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