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Tag: middle class

Shock tax bill proposal: Mega corporations to receive massive cuts while...

The Tax Relief for American Families and Workers Act has been promoted for its child tax credit component. However, it also contains provisions that substantially benefit the wealthy and corporations.

How union workers build the middle class

Well-compensated union workers, in turn, support small businesses, schools, and other amenities needed to sustain strong communities.

Rich men versus the rest of us

The new country hit song, “Rich Men North of Richmond,” embodies the GOP’s narrative of white male resentment. But collectivism and an embrace of racial diversity are far more powerful and popular.

How worker solidarity protects what’s left of the middle class

Union contracts provide decent wages and benefits along with safe working conditions, retirement security and a means for workers to stand up for themselves.

How upskilling America will rebuild the middle class

Providing workers with a pathway for that upskilling will be essential to meeting the nation’s infrastructure needs.

After Trump: Can the GOP sell itself as the party of...

"The future of the [Republican] party is based on a multiethnic, multiracial working class coalition." and that, “...the free market exists to serve our people. Our people don’t exist to serve the free market.”

A plaintive plea from America’s rich: Let’s change the subject!

Other candidates, most notably Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, begrudge plenty and have specific proposals for changing the rules that let wealth keep concentrating.

Why unions matter to you

It all comes down to the balance of power between business and workers.

The inequality to be suffered by our children

Unless progressive policies are demanded by American voters, most of our children and grandchildren will suffer from the continuing expansion of a Great-Depression-like wealth gap that already "dwarfs" the rest of the developed world.

A 2 percent financial wealth tax would provide a $12,000 annual...

It's not hard to envision the benefits in work opportunities, stress reduction, child care, entrepreneurial activity, and artistic pursuits for American households with an...

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Trump’s alleged $1 billion campaign deal with Big Oil: $110 billion windfall revealed

An investigation into Donald Trump’s alleged quid pro quo offer to oil executives uncovers potential tax savings of $110 billion, raising serious ethical, legal, and environmental concerns.

16 Democrats join GOP to pass controversial Israel Security Assistance Support Act

In a surprising bipartisan move, 16 Democrats break ranks to support a GOP-led bill compelling U.S. military aid to Israel, despite President Biden’s veto threat and significant human rights concerns.

Biden administration moves to reclassify marijuana: A major shift in US drug policy

President Biden’s Department of Justice takes historic steps to reclassify marijuana, aiming to end a ‘failed approach’ and recognize its medical benefits, sparking mixed reactions from lawmakers and advocates.

Florida bans sale and distribution of lab-grown meat throughout state

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis passed a ban on lab-grown meat with similar initiatives being considered in Arizona, Alabama and Tennessee.

Oil companies use paid news media partnerships to protect ‘social license to operate,’ documents...

Content created by the in-house advertising studios of major media is coming under growing scrutiny.