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NC Republicans Raise Taxes on Working Families While Giving Huge Tax Breaks to Millionaires and Corporations

January 15, 2014

Bill Black: NC drops progressive tax code by instituting a flat tax and eliminating earned income tax credit

Americans Living in Poverty

January 7, 2014
Glen Ford: 50th years after the launch of the War on Poverty, Democrats and Republicans still refuse to address the systemic causes driving poverty in the US today

Frigid 'Polar Vortex' Puts Homeless in Extreme Danger

January 6, 2014
Adam Schneider: Cities have taken action to house their homeless populations in face of record cold temperatures but fail to prevent and end homelessness

McGovern: Unconstitutionality of NSA Phone Call Collection is Indisputable

December 16, 2013

Former CIA analyst Ray McGovern says that the recent federal district judge’s ruling on the NSA’s bulk phone collection applies constitutional protections, but will not lead to amnesty for Edward Snowden

Crisis in the Eurozone

October 10, 2013
Enno Schmidt of Switzerland’s Basic Income Initiative collected 100,000 signatures to provide every adult citizen with $2,800/month.

US Government Shutdown

October 9, 2013
Kate Sheppard: One of the many programs crippled during government shutdown has been the EPA’s cleanup of highly polluted superfund sites.

Economist: “There’s Absolutely Nothing Resembling A Debt Crisis In The US”

October 1, 2013

Interests payments on US debt are at an historic low.