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Unsanitized: Pandemic Recovery in a Plutonomy

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 06/01/2021 - 6:14am in

First Response The economic outcome from the coronavirus crisis hinges on a big if about vaccine distribution. But let’s think positive for a moment and play out the best-case scenario. We passed bridge funding for the unemployed and low-value checks (maybe they’ll … Continue reading

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Unsanitized: Miracle on Pennsylvania Avenue

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 24/12/2020 - 4:01am in

Congress, after nine months of dithering, passed a COVID relief bill, attached to a year-end omnibus that funds the government until next September. Into all this walks Donald Trump. Continue reading

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PPP Loans Were Supposed to Prioritize Low-Income Areas During the Pandemic. They Don’t.

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 18/12/2020 - 1:34am in

Many of the largest firms that received loans got the quickest help, while the smallest ones — the type disproportionately owned by people of color and women — had to wait. Some never got anything. Continue reading

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PODCAST: Democracy on the Edge

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 11/12/2020 - 5:09am in

 Moyers on Democracy · Democracy on the Edge: Bill Moyers talks with Heather Cox Richardson and Steven Harper ANNOUNCER: Welcome to Moyers on Democracy. The Supreme Court needed only one sentence this week to reject Republican efforts to overturn … Continue reading

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Unsanitized: Distributing the Vaccine, Here and Abroad

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 09/12/2020 - 5:30am in

There’s every expectation that the Pfizer vaccine will be approved for use in the US and should begin to roll out among the first hospital workers and nursing home residents by the weekend. But it’s not that simple. Continue reading

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The View From Georgia

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sun, 06/12/2020 - 5:36am in

Will Georgia's communities of color come out in higher numbers for the senate run-off than they did for the main event? Continue reading

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Unsanitized: No Double Dip Recession for the Millions in Depression

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 25/11/2020 - 9:25am in

The pandemic has supercharged inequality. Millions of people suffering aren’t just getting the cold shoulder from Congress; they’re about to get dumped off the “COVID cliff” — a number of relief policies that expire at the end of December. Continue reading

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PODCAST: Heather McGhee: How American Racism has a Cost for Everyone

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 19/11/2020 - 8:41am in

At 22, working for the non-profit organization Demos in New York, Heather McGhee plunged into the fight for debt reform, then tackled Wall Street corruption and consumer protection, and wound up president of Demos, leading its campaign against political and economic inequality. Heather McGhee decided to change the world, or at least try. Her new book is THE SUM OF US. Continue reading

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The Other America

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 18/11/2020 - 4:37am in

This post originally appeared on TomDispatch.com. In the two weeks since Election 2020, the country has oscillated between joy and anger, hope and dread in an era of polarization sharpened by the forces of racism, nativism, and hate. Still, truth … Continue reading

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Unsanitized: Student Debt Cancellation Now an Anti-Austerity Measure

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 17/11/2020 - 4:06am in

The federal government directly issues almost all student debt, and has the discretion to reduce balances completely, or anything short of that. Continue reading

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