The first-ever Senate hearing on Medicare for All examined how our profit-driven healthcare system endangers patients and betrays nurses.
The Seattle Democrat has been willing to take the heat to secure a down payment on an agenda for economic equity and sustainability.
Over the next two years, they will study the problem of economic disparity and develop policy solutions.
The great painter Diego Rivera would not appreciate what our richest are using for collateral.
A Warren-Jayapal style wealth tax on global billionaires would raise $345 billion in its first year. The cost of vaccinating the world is estimated at $141.2 billion.
Senator Elizabeth Warren’s bill would levy a small tax on billionaire fortunes. It could raise billions for recovery—and help protect our democracy.
Billionaires have reaped tremendous gains during the pandemic. A wealth tax will slow the build-up of democracy-distorting concentrations of wealth and power.