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You Paid More Taxes Than Donald Trump

Thu, 10/01/2020 - 14:36
Chuck CollinsIf there’s a silver lining, it’s that Trump’s tax manipulations reveal where the weak spots are in the current system. (Photo: Khalil Bendib / OtherWords.org)

The Pentagon Took Money for Covid-19 Relief and Bought... More Weapons

Thu, 10/01/2020 - 14:25
Phyllis BennisThe Trump administration took $1 billion in stimulus funds that were supposed to go towards making masks and other protective equipment for the pandemic — and gave most of it to weapons manufacturers. (Photo: Shutterstock)

'A $100 Billion Lifeline While Most Americans Are Being Left Behind': Report Details Massive Fed Bailout of Fossil Fuel Industry

Thu, 10/01/2020 - 13:46
Kenny Stancil, staff writer"Big Oil is exploiting Covid-19 to go on an unprecedented borrowing binge, and the Trump administration is to blame."

Rich Mostly Fine But Poorest 'Completely Crushed' After Covid-19 Triggered 'Most Unequal' Recession in Modern US History

Thu, 10/01/2020 - 13:37
Jake Johnson, staff writerA new analysis by the Washington Post found that the coronavirus recession has eliminated low-wage jobs at around eight times the rate of high-wage jobs.

The Propaganda War Against Voting by Mail

Thu, 10/01/2020 - 13:14
Bob MoserThe more Americans grow accustomed to voting by mail, and the more they keep demanding that it be made easier and more reliable, the harder their votes will be to suppress or toss out. (Photo art by No-Mad / Shutterstock.com)

'Years of Repair': New Animated Film Imagines the Future to Come Inspired by a Vision of Justice and the Common Good

Thu, 10/01/2020 - 12:20
Jon Queally, staff writer"The true power and possibility of this project is not onscreen," explains executive producer Naomi Klein. "That resides in the movement of movements that is fighting for this vision of radical repair every day.

After Trump and RNC Fail to Cite 'Single Instance' of Fraud, Federal Judge Rejects Effort to Block Mail-In Voting in Montana

Thu, 10/01/2020 - 11:31
Jake Johnson, staff writerU.S. District Court Judge Dana Christensen slammed the Trump campaign's claims of widespread voter fraud as a "fiction."

'This Is Fascism': Trump Riles Up Minnesota Supporters With Racist Attack on Somali Refugees

Thu, 10/01/2020 - 09:10
Jake Johnson, staff writer"This is the overlap between white supremacy, the climate emergency, misogyny, and human rights abuses."

So That the Truth May Prevail: Heroic Lone Juror Sues To Release Breonna Taylor Grand Jury Transcripts

Thu, 10/01/2020 - 01:42
Futher Column - By Abby Zimet, Staff Writer

After First Presidential Debate, Report Challenges Trump Attacks and Right-Wing 'Propaganda War' on Voting by Mail

Wed, 09/30/2020 - 22:56
Jessica Corbett, staff writer"It's critically important that people understand the forces at work and also understand that this is not the year to skip voting," says the director of Right Wing Watch.

WATCH: Katie Porter, Squad Members Eviscerate Big Pharma CEOs Over 'Exorbitant' Drug Prices

Wed, 09/30/2020 - 22:54
Brett Wilkins, staff writer"To recap here: The drug didn't get any better, the cancer patients didn't get any better, you just got better at making money—you just refined your skills at price gouging." 

Federal Judge Rebukes Trump Campaign for Trying to Suppress Mail Voting

Wed, 09/30/2020 - 21:06
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Report Highlights Trump Hypocrisy on Voting by Mail

Wed, 09/30/2020 - 20:46
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Trump’s Corporate Bailout Spurs $100 Billion Fossil Fuel Borrowing Binge

Wed, 09/30/2020 - 20:42
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Human Rights Groups Applaud London Mayor for Boycotting Saudi Summit

Wed, 09/30/2020 - 20:13
Andrea Germanos, staff writer"No mayors in good conscience should agree to attend the U20 Summit until Loujain and the other imprisoned Saudi human rights defenders are freed and the bombing and blockading of Yemen ceases."

New Global Report Warns Nearly 40% of Plants at Risk of Extinction

Wed, 09/30/2020 - 19:53
Jessica Corbett, staff writer"At a time of rapid biodiversity loss, we are failing to access the treasure chest of incredible diversity on offer and missing a huge opportunity for our generation."

As McConnell Dismisses New Covid Relief Bill as 'Political Stunt,' Survey Shows 60% of US Families Struggling to Get By

Wed, 09/30/2020 - 19:46
Julia Conley, staff writer"He's been blocking the original HEROES Act for 138 days. As always, his priorities are appalling."

Amy Coney Barrett Is Not Qualified to Be a Supreme Court Justice

Wed, 09/30/2020 - 19:22
Alan SingerAmy Coney Barrett (R), U.S. President Donald Trump's nominee for associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, speaks as U.S. President Donald Trump listens during an announcement ceremony at the White House on September 26, 2020 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chen Mengtong/China News Service via Getty Images)

After 'Hot Mess Inside a Dumpster Fire Inside a Train Wreck' Stirred by Trump, Debate Commission Says Reforms Coming

Wed, 09/30/2020 - 18:50
Kenny Stancil, staff writer"The people stealing everything won last night's debate."

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