Economy

Corporate Greed the 'Real Culprit Behind Rising Prices,' Researchers Say

Corporate Greed the 'Real Culprit Behind Rising Prices,' Researchers Say
"The more sway mega-corporations have over our economy, the more power they have to gouge customers, squeeze Main Street, and exploit workers."
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Critics Slam Manchin for Invoking 'Brutal Fiscal Reality' to Defend Tanking of Biden Agenda

Critics Slam Manchin for Invoking 'Brutal Fiscal Reality' to Defend Tanking of Biden Agenda
"Ignoring the brutal fiscal reality of the working class for decades has made West Virginia one of the poorest states in America," Warren Gunnels retorted.
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Secret IRS Records Show Billionaires Use Trusts to Avoid Estate Taxes

Secret IRS Records Show Billionaires Use Trusts to Avoid Estate Taxes
Secret IRS records show billionaires use trusts that let them pass fortunes to their heirs without paying estate tax. Will Congress end a tax shelter that has cost the Treasury untold billions?
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'You Tell Me What We Should Cut': Sanders Not Budging on $3.5 Trillion

'You Tell Me What We Should Cut': Sanders Not Budging on $3.5 Trillion
"Poll after poll tells me, and tells you, that what we are trying to do is enormously popular."
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How $3 a Day Can Buy America a Rich Future

How $3 a Day Can Buy America a Rich Future
Folks who make at least $100,000 per day would bear 86% of the cost of Biden’s human infrastructure plan.
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Jared Kushner's Family Firm Set to Unleash Eviction Wave Amid Pandemic

Jared Kushner's Family Firm Set to Unleash Eviction Wave Amid Pandemic
"Kushner is the poster child for ultra-rich landlords clamoring to boost their bottom line by kicking families to the curb, even if it comes at the expense of public health."
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Secret IRS Files Reveal How Much the Ultrawealthy Gained by Shaping Trump’s Tax Cut

Secret IRS Files Reveal How Much the Ultrawealthy Gained by Shaping Trump’s Tax Cut
Billionaire business owners deployed lobbyists to make sure Trump’s 2017 tax bill was tailored to their benefit. Confidential IRS records show the windfall that followed.
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Since 1978, CEO Pay Has Risen 1,322%. Typical Worker Pay? Just 18%

Since 1978, CEO Pay Has Risen 1,322%. Typical Worker Pay? Just 18%
"The economy would suffer no harm if CEOs were paid less (or were taxed more)."
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In Gift to Rich Tax Cheats, Republicans Strip IRS Funds From Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill

In Gift to Rich Tax Cheats, Republicans Strip IRS Funds From Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill
"Republicans can always be counted on to help billionaires not pay taxes."
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In Blow to GOP Narrative, Missouri Cut to Jobless Benefits Not Boosting Hiring

In Blow to GOP Narrative, Missouri Cut to Jobless Benefits Not Boosting Hiring
"It's almost as if the pandemic unemployment benefits weren't the issue."
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