Posts Tagged: government

Struggle forces Seattle to tax big businesses to fund housing crisis relief

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The number of annual deaths due to homelessness is reaching a new record of 169, a count which has more than doubled in the past six years.

Senate approves extreme rightwinger Pompeo for Secretary of State

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From Pompeo, to immigration issues, to the tax-scam overhaul, the Congress continues to act like a rubber stamp for the White House.

Spirits high as Oklahoma teachers enter week 2 of strike

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"All I can say is, keep up the fight. Work hard, teach those kids and get the money we deserve."

Eyewitness Puerto Rico 6 months after hurricane Maria

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"The only solution to this crisis is a fully independent and sovereign Puerto Rico."

Protesters at San José’s State of the City call out economic inequality and corruption regarding potential Google development

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The following is a statement issued by Serve the People San José, which initiated the Feb. 8 united-front action that included activists from Party f...

Trump’s tax cuts near peak of the industrial cycle may precipitate, not head off, a new overproduction crisis

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The timing of Trump’s tax cuts favoring U.S.-based corporations and the very rich is not aimed at heading off a new overproduction crisis, though it...

Republican tax reform: All power to the billionaires!

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The Republican tax plan represents a huge acceleration of income inequality in our time but it is not inevitable.

San Franciscans demand net neutrality

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The battle for the Internet will be won in the streets by people saying "No more give away of public services to corporate profiteers."

LA community speaks out against tax plan/looting operation for the rich

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“Tax the rich, feed the poor, this is class war!”

Proposed transit fare hikes an attack on Chicago workers

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Most people who rely on transit in Chicago cannot afford and oppose the proposed fare hike.