Saturday, December 3, 2022

Tag: social programs

‘Big attack on working people:’ Trump moves to redefine poverty in...

"A novel way to take health care etc. away from people AND make it look like there are fewer poor people – change the formula."

Trump budget slashes safety net programs, boosts military and defense

“It probably is the most conservative budget that we’ve had under Republican or Democrat administrations in decades.”

Trump initiates a political inquisition; the GOP attacks America’s most important...

If the Republicans do exactly what they are threatening to do, instead of working to solve America’s most critical problems, then they will be laying the groundwork for their political extinction.

Time to Demand Medicare for All and Social Security Benefits We...

With Republicans in control in Congress, Social Security and Medicare have already taken unfair cuts. We need a mass movement to come together and demand “Medicare for all” and “Real Social Security people can live on,” especially before 2016 elections.

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Eight reasons why now is a good time for a Ukraine ceasefire and peace...

People all over the world are calling for a Christmas truce, harkening back to the inspirational Christmas Truce of 1914.

Hype about Democrats passing the torch: Don’t get fooled again

While Pelosi quickly endorsed Rep. Hakeem Jeffries to replace her as leader, an overall closer look reveals a problematic record.

Putting ‘profits over people’, Senate rejects paid sick leave for rail workers

Forty-two Republicans—and serial Democratic obstructionist Joe Manchin of West Virginia—voted down Rep. Jamaal Bowman's (D-N.Y.) proposal to include seven paid sick days in the tentative contract.
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Oath Keepers founder guilty of seditious conspiracy for plotting to violently overthrow US gov’t

The case marks the first time in nearly three decades that a federal jury has convicted defendants of seditious conspiracy.
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The Fed’s inflation mistake continues

Most of the pain is borne by people who are already struggling to keep up with rising prices: lower-wage workers and the poor.