Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Tag: Build Back Better act

What’s that ‘surtax’ doing in Build Back Better?

The new Build Back Better surtax might just turn out to be a giant first tax step toward the more equal America that we all so desperately need.

Build Back Better Act passes House with most ambitious climate provisions...

The legislation still needs to pass the Senate to make a difference.

$285 billion tax cut for the rich is now 2nd most...

“The whole initiative seems deliberately sculpted to hand the American right a weapon to bludgeon Democrats ahead of the election.“

Upend this damaging narrative about spending

Polls say Americans should love the Build Back Better Act — but most are only hearing talking points about its price tag.

Pelosi delays infrastructure vote as Progressives refuse to budge without Build...

“House Progressives have once again demonstrated what effective collective power can do if we stay united in our fight for transformative policies for the American people.”

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Shell oil plans to blast South African coastline in search for oil and gas

Shell’s oil and gas exploration on South Africa's Wild Coast will be destructive for people and nature. The best way to mitigate the effects of seismic blasting is NOT TO DO IT!!

Supply-chain woes

The “graveyard shift” in a pandemic world...

Biden administration is cracking down on corporate recidivists

The Justice Department is ramping up efforts to fight corporate crime, which is particularly bad news for repeat offenders.

Beware fashionable, doomsday pessimism, obstacles to progressive reforms

Current evidence presages more bad news for the Trumpist right before 2024. Democrats must only hold the center to replay in 2024 its 2020 triumphs.

Number of Covid boosters given in US exceeds single shots in 8 African nations...

“Our leaders’ failure to help bring the vaccines to everyone, everywhere will keep us on a cruel and never-ending cycle of illness, death, and economic suffering.”