Economy

House Progressives Hail Biden Moves to Combat Meat Industry 'Price Gouging'

House Progressives Hail Biden Moves to Combat Meat Industry 'Price Gouging'
"The meat processing industry is one of the worst offenders of these monopolistic, unfair practices."
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'Not True': Sanders Counters Manchin's Bogus Inflation Argument

'Not True': Sanders Counters Manchin's Bogus Inflation Argument
Sen. Bernie Sanders pointed out that "unlike the bloated military budget that Manchin recently voted for," the reconciliation bill is funded by tax hikes on the wealthy.
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Blowing Up a Few Myths About Inflation

 Blowing Up a Few Myths About Inflation
Inflation has become the latest excuse trotted out to try and sideline Biden's economic agenda.
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The Trucker Shortage: Why Don’t We Let the Market Work?

The Trucker Shortage: Why Don’t We Let the Market Work?
The trucking industry is far less unionized than it was back in the 1970s, making it a lot less lucrative. It’s not surprising that workers aren't lining up for the job.
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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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