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“Ultimately as we build the union movement in this country, what we are fighting for is an economy that works for everybody, not just a handful of billionaires.”
Buffalo’s baristas give us hope. Buffalo’s pols, meanwhile, are giving oligarchy our hard-earned tax dollars.
Federal estate tax has become porous and effectively optional for the wealthiest households.
The new White House budget plan echoes wealth tax perspectives over two centuries old.
How we can prevent the wealthiest of our wealthy from exempting virtually unlimited billions from tax.
Nationalism and internationalism are conducting an uncivil war, and humanity is being tested like Job.
The workers who put food on our tables face poverty, deportation, and extreme heat. These are policy choices—and they can be changed.
The GOP’s voter suppression laws are working. They need to be stopped before more states adopt them.