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Tag: poor

Missing in action

The poor remain missing in action in our American world, but not in my mind. Not in me.

Infographic: Why normal people can’t afford a house

The U.S. is better at subsidizing wealthy people than low-income people.

A Wall Street sin tax

It's time to put the Wall Street tax back on the table.

Goons in Gucci

The richest, most powerful, most privileged people in our land are intentionally savaging the well-being of America's majority and aggressively suppressing the democratic rights that make America, America.

Today’s Poor People’s Campaign: Too important not to criticize

Provided, of course, today’s PPC attacks the bipartisan disease.

The kindly 87-year-old man who took all the school kids’ lunch...

There seems to be no corporate recognition of the shameful act of taking decades of societal largesse and then doing everything possible to avoid paying for any of it.

A quiet conspiracy of billionaires

For decades, the Koch brothers have led a secret coup for the billionaire class.

Three more reasons for wealth-deprived Americans to take to the streets

The rest of America has been left behind, but their voices are getting louder.

The oligarchs’ ‘guaranteed basic income’ scam

The longer the elites keep us in darkness with their ideological tricks and empty moralism, the longer we refuse to mobilize to break their grip on power, the worse it will get.

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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Native American water protector becomes first to be sentenced to time in federal prison...

Seven Native Americans face felony charges, while hundreds of others still face lesser charges for their role in the fight against the Dakota Access pipeline.

‘That’s pretty pathetic:’ Bernie Sanders on Trump’s immigration policies

"I think that's pretty pathetic, but I think ultimately that's his strategy."

Progressive Briefing for Thursday, June 21, 2018

Trump signs executive order halting family separation policy he created President Trump signed an executive order halting what has become a notorious family separation policy...

New investigation pins Koch brothers to ‘anti-transit canvassing campaigns’

While the development of public transit is seen by many as "positive for both impoverished communities and the environment," it hurts the Koch brothers' bottom line.

Could the formation of a Space Force be on Trump’s agenda?

“Space as a war fighting domain is the latest obscenity in a long list of vile actions by a vile administration."

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