We could avoid a return to Great Depression-era unemployment rates if we follow European models and tie business assistance to preserving jobs.
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As we emerge from this pandemic, substantial tax increases are inevitable. Central to the program should be a tax that limits the hoarding of wealth by the billionaire class.
In deeply unequal societies, figuring out who to believe will always be a challenge.
No one else can deliver essential goods to every home in America. But the president is dismissing dire warnings of an imminent USPS collapse, falsely claiming that postal financial woes are self-inflicted.
The owners of sports teams make billions off low-wage stadium workers. With games suspended, those workers deserve help.
The fact that so many Americans are facing dire circumstances now is a direct result of the exploitation economy and we should take this opportunity to change it.
Medical supplies are disproportionately available to the wealthy. To fix these inequities, we need an immediate, massive, humanitarian response to coronavirus from the federal government.