Monday, March 1, 2021

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Progressive Briefing for Thursday, August 23

Verizon confirms throttling internet in California during deadly wildfires, Michael Cohen won't accept a pardon from Trump, new poll shows Sanders would be Trump in 2020, and more.

As Verizon Strike Continues, What Are Candidates Saying?

There is a larger fight between most of us and our corporate-dominated economy that looks only at what benefits corporations, their executives and shareholders and not the rest of the stakeholders in our economy.

New Report Finds Many Large, Profitable U.S. Corporations Pay No Federal...

The GAO released a study requested by Bernie Sanders that found roughly 20% of large, profitable U.S. corporations paid zero federal income taxes between 2008 and 2012.

Thousands of Verizon Workers Go on Strike

Thousands of Verizon employees will take to the streets demanding the company run more fairly.

Building Monopolies, One Merger After Another

If Anheuser-Busch InBev is allowed to become the first global brewery, it won't be because it makes the best beer but because it's rigging the marketplace to slam the door on its “free enterprise” competitors.

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Mumia Abu-Jamal, now in his 40th year as an incarcerated prisoner, has COVID-19

Urgent news: Demand the immediate release of imprisoned activist journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal.
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The only way Democrats will get anything done

With Vice President Kamala Harris now serving as the tie-breaking vote, Senate Democrats can and must abolish the filibuster.

Senators question DHS and ICE on abuse allegations against migrants

"The allegations of violence and brutality against vulnerable refugees seeking safety here in the United States are unlawful and disturbing.”

‘Held to ransom’: Pfizer demands governments gamble with state assets to secure vaccine deal

“Pfizer and BioNTech are firmly committed to working with governments and other relevant stakeholders to ensure equitable and affordable access to our Covid-19 vaccine for people around the world.”

2021 update: Half of America in or near poverty

The facts and numbers from numerous sources reflect the reality of deprivation in America, and help to confirm what has been called the "sharpest rise in the U.S. poverty rate since the 1960s."