Friday, December 3, 2021

Tag: welfare

How Mitch McConnell’s callous indifference puts ordinary Americans’ welfare at risk

As the COVID-19 death toll mounts, McConnell refuses to advocate for ordinary Americans.

How corporate welfare hurts you

You often hear Trump and Republicans in Congress railing against so-called “welfare programs” – by which they mean programs that provide health...

Trump’s new war

Trump is specifically mounting a war on our country's poor people, though he euphemistically calls it a war of liberation.

Michigan Spent Eight Months Drug Testing The Poor And Found Zero...

Preliminary results from the state's welfare drug testing pilot program found it spent more than $300 but didn't find a single drug user.

One Percenters Get Their Own Special Social Welfare Deal

The IRS took five years to review the Crossroads GPS application for nonprofit social welfare status.

After Bill To Drug Test Welfare Applicants Is Unveiled, Lawmaker Proposes...

“There’s no reason why state legislators should get a pass, simply because we wear suits.”

Corporate Welfare in California

Right now, a grassroots movement is growing of Californians determined to reform this broken commercial property tax system, and who know California needs more stable funding for its schools, libraries, roads, and communities.

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Countdown to World War III?

It may arrive sooner than you think...

Tucson cop fired after fatally shooting disabled man on video

“It is moments like this that test our resolve to ensure justice and accountability. We owe this to all Tucsonans.”

As executives hike prices, US corporations rake in biggest profits since 1950

"Corporations can get away with it because they have too much power in the economy."

Ending Latin America’s sewage decade

The victory of Xiomara Castro in Honduras is a sign that region is ready to exit its lost decade.

As SCOTUS considers ‘extinguishing’ right to abortion, calls mount for Congress to ‘step up’

“Despite the protections that the legal framework like Roe provides, it has never been enough,” said one doctor. “We continue to work toward reproductive justice.”