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Got social equality? ‘The Walton family is the real welfare queen’: GAO report details how taxpayers subsidize corporate giants’ low wages

BUILD BACK BETTER! “U.S. taxpayers should not be forced to subsidize some of the largest and most profitable corporations in America,” said Sanders. “It is time for the owners of Walmart, McDonald’s and other large corporations to get off of welfare and pay their workers a living wage.” ‘The Walton family is the real welfare […]

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Crippling Common Good Worldwide, Landmark Study Shows $427 Billion Lost Each Year to Tax Dodging by Corporations and the Rich

“Corporate abuse by multinational corporations is directly responsible for the loss of $245 billion each year, with companies shifting $1.38 trillion in profits out of the countries where those profits were earned into tax havens, the report said. Private tax evaders also stored a total of $10 trillion in offshore accounts, leading to a loss

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Cutting Health Benefits of 1,900 Whole Food Workers Saved World’s Richest Man Jeff Bezos What He Makes in Less Than Six Hours | Common Dreams News

“Amazon pays zero dollars in federal income taxes,” Castro tweeted. “Jeff Bezos is the richest man in modern history, and yet they continue to degrade the rights of their workers.” Cutting Health Benefits of 1,900 Whole Food Workers Saved World’s Richest Man Jeff Bezos What He Makes in Less Than Six Hours | Common Dreams

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A perfect swamp—Trump officials who tore down environmental regs are cashing in

GOT CORRUPTION? Watch what they do not what they say….“And Balash had big praise for how Donald Trump could say things to distract the media while he was busy raiding the nation’s pantry. “One of the things that I have found absolutely thrilling in working for this administration,” said Balash, “is the president has a knack

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At least 25% of diabetes patients rationing insulin as drug costs continue to skyrocket

As diabetes patient Alec Raeshawn Smith’s mother told NPR in September, her son’s monthly bill for insulin and related supplies was around $1,300 without insurance—something he and his family could not afford. He died, having most likely been rationing a lifesaving medication he could not afford. These aren’t outliers. According to a study by Yale University researchers, 1 in

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“We scientists don’t know how to do that”…..what a commentary!

Living on Earth – Gus Speth calls for a New Environmentalism http://loe.org/content/2015-02-13/LOE_150213_C1_GUS_SPETH_BOOK.mp3 First aired on February 13, 2015 In conversation with host Steve Curwood, NRDC co-founder Gus Speth reflects on the environmental movement both as a previous ‘insider’ and now as a reformer. In his new memoir “Angels by the River” Gus Speth calls for

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