If cutting corporate tax rates and making billionaires wealthier actually fixed inflation, it would have been fixed ages ago.
New poverty data reveals the effectiveness of pandemic aid programs that are now expired. For poor Americans, building on that success is a matter of life and death.
Common sense federal investments caused poverty to plunge during the pandemic shock. If we fail to renew them, we’re choosing poverty.
The Poor People’s Campaign and progressive members of Congress vow to continue the fight for the Build Back Better Act.
The human cost of Manchin’s threat to kill the Build Back Better Act.
The year to come could still see big changes for the better. Here’s how.
The bill helps Americans get good jobs and afford food, housing, health care and child care — a strong response to inflation.
“Only a fraction of the size of the investments needed to achieve social and economic equity,” but a historic victory for movements and impacted communities:
The Institute for Policy Studies’ Criminalization of Race and Poverty Project celebrates the historic anti-poverty provisions of the Build Back Better bill passed by the U.S. House while joining social movements in calling for fuller equity.
If you’re a parent, odds are you’ll be getting a direct deposit very soon.
Leading research and movement organizations and progressive Democrats call for rapid passage of legislation to transform the economy.
It’s one of the largest antipoverty programs ever passed — and will save worker pensions throughout the country.
An expanded child tax credit could create the ‘bootstraps’ to lift the next generation.
A breakdown of what was gained (not much) and what was lost (a lot) in the Obama Tax Compromise.