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Infographic: Why normal people can’t afford a house

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

The taking of Millennial wealth by rich white Boomers

A booming economy? Yes, for the richest 10 percent, who took 85 percent of the new wealth.

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.

The financial hardships of Trump’s friends

Trumponomics is a thin veneer of an excuse for giving America’s rich – already richer than ever – whatever they want, while sticking it to everyone else.

Mnuchin flips tax-scam grift, hopes nobody notices

He and his cronies are on track to win twice – with tax cuts and stock payouts that benefit the wealthiest among us – while most Americans are destined to lose.

Patience and secrecy in the Kochs’ complex conspiracy

The Kochs have taken the long view with their ideological power grab.

A quiet conspiracy of billionaires

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

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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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