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Trump Told a Big Lie About Jobs — American Workers Are Going to Suffer

May 8, 2018

Trump Vowed to Punish Companies That Moved Jobs Overseas. Is Congress Rewarding Them? by Michael Grabell ProPublica Two weeks before the presidential election, Donald Trump flew into a faded textile town in North Carolina and riled up the crowd over one…

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Congress is About to Repeat Same Stupid, Greedy Mistake that Caused the Great Recession

March 6, 2018

The United States Senate is set to vote Tuesday to destroy America’s (and maybe, the global) economy. Yes, it is a Republican plot, just another supplication before one of their masters (billionaires, corporations, big banks, Russia) as they seek to…

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GOP’s Tax Plan Enriching the Rich is the Return of ‘Voodoo Economics’

November 9, 2017

Christian Weller, University of Massachusetts Boston Republicans in Congress recently released more details of their tax plan, which they say would boost economic growth and lower the burden on middle-income households. They hope to pass a bill into law by…

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Disturbing Document Shows How Foreign Interests Are Buying US Elections Thanks To Citizens United

August 4, 2016

You may have to be a natural-born American to be president, but thanks to Citizens United, you no longer need to be American for your money to essentially buy a U.S. election, from local city councils all the way up…

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Here’s Why Your Taxes Are High: These 27 Giant Corporations Didn’t Pay ANY

March 7, 2016

27 Profitable Companies Paid No Income Taxes In 2015. That’s A problem. ave you filed your taxes yet? It’s okay, you can be honest. You have until April 18, after all. Sure, it seems pointless in red states with few…

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‘Economic Hitman’ Reveals How Corporations Seize Control Of Nations And Bleed Them Dry (VIDEO)

March 7, 2016

Is this really how the global economy works? Imagine a global economy run by ruthless corporate chieftains who seduce developing nations into taking on massive amounts of debt, use that debt to hire their companies for huge infrastructure projects, and then…

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Bernie Sanders Slams Walmart Over Profiting Off Of Poverty (VIDEO)

January 6, 2016

Bernie Sanders is taking on Walmart as part of his presidential campaign, in contrast to his opponent Hillary Clinton’s ties to WalMart as a former board member for the company while her husband, Bill Clinton, served as Governor of Arkansas.…

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‘It’s Out, And It’s UGLY’: 10 Reasons Why TPP Is A Total Freaking Disaster (VIDEO)

November 6, 2015

If America’s so great, why does our trade policy put corporations over people? “It’s out. And it’s UGLY,” declared an indignant Thom Hartmann after looking over the newly-released rolling U.S. trade policy disaster known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement. Or, as…

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Top 25 Most Shameless ‘Breast Cancer Awareness Month’ Promotions (IMAGES)

October 22, 2015

October’s ‘Breast Cancer Awareness’ month, and everyone wants to cash in. It’s quick, it’s easy, it feels good. Eat pink, drink pink, think pink, buy something pink, and ka-ching! You’re fighting breast cancer. In case you haven’t noticed that just about everything you…

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Socialized Risk, Privatized Profit: 5 Ways Companies Screw Taxpayers While Sending Jobs Overseas

September 16, 2015

What do Sen. Bernie Sanders and the ultra right-wing Heritage Foundation have in common? They both insist that corporate welfare is a disgraceful waste of taxpayer money. Of course Sanders and the folks at the Heritage Foundation propose very different ways for…

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