Saturday, January 29, 2022

Tag: working class

Another blow to working people during the pandemic: States snatching back...

During the pandemic, states are continuing to deduct money from tax refunds to collect delinquent debts, burdening those who have suffered the most from the COVID-19 recession.

In blow to GOP narrative, Missouri cut to jobless benefits not...

“It’s almost as if the pandemic unemployment benefits weren’t the issue.”

‘Biggest risk’ for Democrats on minimum wage, says top Sanders aide,...

With the White House and legislative branch under their control, says Warren Gunnels, Democrats “must win” fight on behalf of working people.

Tax the rich and divert billions from NYPD budget to fund...

“The working class and the middle class and the poor are getting shafted.”

Sanders threatens to demand stronger conditions on $500 billion ‘corporate welfare...

“It would be an outrage to prevent working-class Americans to receive the emergency unemployment assistance included in this legislation.”

Michael Moore on Trump, 2020 & why “the old, angry white...

Moore, who supports Bernie Sanders, said Democrats can win if they focus on these voters and on bold proposals like Medicare for All.

How liberals left the white working class behind

White working-class anger has been simmering for decades, due to globalization, wage stagnation, and the myth of meritocracy.

‘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."

Donald Trump has betrayed the working class.

He still claims he’s on their side. That’s one of his biggest lies of all.

White supremacy in the age of Trump

Never forget that this country has a long history of upper-class whites using racism to their advantage.

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How an undercover cop set back a climate movement

There had to have been some who were suspicious of Mark ‘Flash’ Stone when he first joined UK activists fighting climate change...

Wealthy progressives back primaries against Dems tanking party agenda

A group of wealthy progressives announced Thursday that it will support primary challenges against Rep. Henry Cuellar, Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, and other...

New reports allege Texas oil and gas regulator’s lax enforcement

When a Canadian company started drilling for oil and gas near Jim and Sue Franklin’s ranch in a small Permian Basin town...

How the U.S. transportation system fuels inequality

For decades, the federal government has allocated about four times as much funding to roadways as it has to public transit such...

US staged a coup in Ukraine – here’s why and how

The truth about the coup in Ukraine is that it hasn’t benefited anyone other than the warmongers.