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Tax Cuts Steal Democracy

Tax Cuts Steal Democracy

The Trump administration, as have all Republican administrations, is promoting tax cuts for the rich, saying they will “create growth.” Tax cuts actually force cuts in the things our government does to make our lives better.
Will The TPP Increase Trade? That’s The Wrong Question

Will The TPP Increase Trade? That’s The Wrong Question

If you close a factory in the U.S., move the production to a low-wage country, bring the same goods back to the U.S. and sell them in the same stores, you have just "increased trade" because now those goods cross a border.
Opportunity Or Inequality? That's No Choice At All
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Opportunity Or Inequality? That's No Choice At All

Unless it's accompanied by some redistributive measures, the call for "opportunity" is likely to become little more than a feel-good mantra that allows this political paralysis to continue.
Silicon Valley Rising Fights For Worker Justice

Silicon Valley Rising Fights For Worker Justice

Silicon Valley companies pay a lot at the top and almost nothing at the bottom. And the top is mostly white and male; the bottom is mostly people of color. Here's how workers are successfully organizing for a better deal.