Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Tag: child poverty

‘Morally obscene’: Sanders blasts GOP, Manchin over 41% spike in child...

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

The Democrats’ one chance to cut child poverty in half

Poverty is a policy choice. Congress must make the Child Tax Credit permanent.

The shame of child poverty in the age of Trump

Billionaires are soaring, while poor kids are losing more.

A Nation’s Shame: Trillions in New Wealth, Millions of Children in...

With America leading in child poverty and nearing the bottom in education, it's hard to comprehend the thinking of people who cut funding for homeless and hungry children. But this resentment and disdain for society reaches around the globe.

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Tech billionaires are actually dumber than you think

It turns out that many of today’s billionaires are selfish, lonely men fantasizing about how they will survive the end times they have played a part in creating.

‘Their greed knows no bounds’: analysis shows ongoing price gouging by oil giants

"Big Oil is boasting record profits and dragging their feet to pass any lower costs onto consumers in order to keep padding investors' pockets," said Accountable.US.

Wealthiest 10% responsible for nearly 50% of greenhouse gas emissions, study finds

“[I]t appears that climate policies over the past decades have often targeted low-income and low-emitter groups disproportionately, while leaving high emitters relatively unaffected.”

Choosing life in a pro-violence society

Post-Dobbs abortion access for military dependents is in question.

Low-paid workers are unionizing. Corporations are spending a ton to stop them.

A record number of workers are trying to form labor unions, a Center for Public Integrity analysis shows. Corporate America is alarmed.