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Unsanitized: McConnell’s “Skinny” Relief Bill Might Not Even Be a Bill

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The bill McConnell’s bringing on Monday is likely to be a fake bill. Continue reading

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Unsanitized: The Iron Law of Institutions

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 17/10/2020 - 5:24am in

Mitch McConnell wants to retain power personally, and is thinking past the upcoming loss of power for the party. Continue reading

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The Death Tax Is Hog Wash

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 25/08/2020 - 2:06am in

Election season has brought the usual flood of TV commercials – generally trying to scare voters about the evils to expect if the opponent is elected. Ads are often marked by outlandish claims and even outright lies but first prize … Continue reading

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Trump’s Tax Cuts Were a Disaster. Naturally, Republicans Want Even More.

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 05/08/2020 - 4:17am in

Lies about tax cuts have determined the course of America’s economy, and the individual fortunes of millions of families including yours, for decades. Continue reading

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Bill Moyers and Heather Cox Richardson on Her Daily Letters

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 30/07/2020 - 8:54am in

Last fall Heather Cox Richardson started writing small essays on the history behind today’s politics and posting them on her Facebook page as LETTERS FROM AN AMERICAN. Today over half a million readers, and counting, wait for her daily dispatches. Continue reading

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NEWS: Trump Just Fulfilled His Billionaire Pal’s Dream

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 16/06/2020 - 4:40am in

A Labor Department letter could help Trump’s private equity donors fleece 100 million workers. The letter follows a $3 million super PAC donation from a Wall Street titan pushing for the change. Continue reading

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Pandemic Billionaires Still Raking It In

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 05/06/2020 - 5:45am in

In April 2020 we reported on the release of the report “Wealth Windfalls, Tumbling Taxes, and Pandemic Profiteers” from Institute for Policy Studies. That study showed that between January 1, 2020 and April 10, 2020, 34 of the nation’s wealthiest … Continue reading

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A Chronicle of a Lost Decade Foretold

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 02/06/2020 - 5:04am in

Many on the left still cling to the hope that the COVID-19 crisis will translate into the use of state power on behalf of the powerless. But those in authority have never hesitated to harness government intervention to the preservation of oligarchy, and a pandemic alone won't change that. Continue reading

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David Sirota’s Word of the Week: Looting

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 29/05/2020 - 5:10am in

We don’t call this “looting” because it is being done quietly in nice marbled office buildings in Washington and New York. We don’t call this “looting” because the looters wear designer suits and are very polite as they eagerly steal everything not nailed down to the floor. Continue reading

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The Great Depression, Coronavirus Style

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 29/05/2020 - 2:57am in

Many economists believe that a recession is already underway. So do millions of Americans struggling with bills and job losses. While the world has certainly experienced its share of staggering jolts in the past, this cycle of events is likely to prove unparalleled. Continue reading

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