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‘Billionaire Wealth vs. Community Health’ report urges Delinquent Dozen companies to protect workers from exploitative owners and executives.
Lifting these financial burdens would help individual debt holders meet daily needs, reduce the racial wealth gap, and give a boost to the national economy.
The problem runs even deeper than Donor Class donations.
It simply doesn’t make a lot of sense to entrust leadership to a country with a severe personality disorder.
This new wave of anti-protest laws has emerged in the context of broader social justice mobilizations and demonstrations.
People did not turn out in record numbers in the midst of a pandemic to vote for a return to normal. They want policy change based on a moral agenda.
On November 3, voters in many states and cities approved a variety of inequality-related proposals, from taxing the wealthy to increasing the minimum wage and tenant protections.
The longer the law remains on the books, the tighter the squeeze on funding for state and local public services.