Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Tag: money

Trump admin’s move to delay placing Harriet Tubman on $20 bill...

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin made the announcement last week, saying Tubman won’t appear on the bill until at least 2026.

With the Super Bowl around the corner, NFL money blitzes Washington

A massive, culturally significant business can’t afford to stay on the sidelines of American politics and rather than waiting on a Hail Mary pass, the NFL takes control of their fate through lobbying and its PAC.

Money (always) talks…

If working stiffs out there, regardless of labeling themselves as conservative or progressive, stop supporting this decayed electoral system...

Trump’s dirty money

Russian money saved Trump when his projects were on the verge of collapse. Will it now be the cause of his political demise?

The public bank option – safer, local and half the cost

Public sector banks have shown that they are actually more profitable, safer, less corrupt, and more accountable overall than private banks.

The Death of Banks, Brokers and Credit Card Companies

What is unique and potentially revolutionary about a national blockchain currency is that it would eliminate the need for banks in the payments system.

NY Assembly Speaker Arrested for Accepting $4 Million in Bribes

New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was recently arrested and charged with numerous counts of conspiracy, fraud, and extortion. With some politicians abusing their positions and accepting dark money, how can citizens fully trust their government?

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94% of pre-packaged and homemade US baby foods contain toxic heavy metals: Study

"FDA must go beyond the baby food aisle and set strong standards for these contaminants," said the national director of Healthy Babies Bright Futures.

Glenn Greenwald’s transition to ally of bigotry

Greenwald’s brand of anti-trans activist journalism could well lead to violence, even if that’s not his intent.

A military rich in dollars, poor in people

A frayed social safety net and the military.
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Debunking 4 myths about inflation

Inflation is being driven in large part by record corporate profits.

Biden signs sweeping climate bill: What the Inflation Reduction Act means for you and...

The package invests an estimated $437 billion in climate change prevention and energy security, as well as cost reductions for health insurance and prescription drugs.