Friday, September 29, 2023

Tag: working class

Debunking ‘no one wants to work anymore’

Instead of saying “no one wants to work anymore,” we should be saying, “no one wants to be exploited anymore.”

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.

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The perilous path from western domination to de-dollarization

De-dollarization is a road fraught with many challenges.

Trump World 2025

The most terrifying war that Trump is planning is his attack on America.

Senate Dems want to cancel all student lunch debt—a ‘term so absurd that it...

U.S. Sen. John Fetterman said the aim of the bill is to "stop humiliating kids and penalizing hunger."

Climate campaigners decry ‘absolutely horrendous’ brutality against protesters at fed summit

"We have no choice but to take direct action to put our bodies on the line because petitions, sign-waving, and chanting—we tried that for the past 50 years and it hasn't worked, and we're out of time," said one arrested activist.

Switzerland loses 10% of glacier volume in just two years

“Glaciers are the ambassadors of climate change. They make it very clear what is happening out there because they respond in a very sensitive way to warming temperatures.”