Category: Economy

Trump Administration Would Save Insurers Billions by Undermining Health Care Protections

Trump Administration Would Save Insurers Billions by Undermining Health Care Protections

Insurance companies could save billions of dollars under the Trump administration’s move to undermine patient and consumer protections under the Affordable Care Act, according to a new analysis.

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We Can’t Afford to Raise Minimum Wage to $15

We Can’t Afford to Raise Minimum Wage to $15

The U.S. economy is booming, reaching 10 straight years of growth without a recession, and the unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level in nearly 50 years.

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No, Andrew Yang, Don’t Give Everyone Free Money

No, Andrew Yang, Don’t Give Everyone Free Money

Andrew Yang dubbed a “random, opinionated person” by the Washington Post, has made waves on both sides of the political aisle with his 2020 presidential campaign.

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The Oil Industry In An Electric Future

The Oil Industry In An Electric Future

The adoption of electric vehicles will have consequences

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Despite Jobs Rebound, Pelosi Laments Those ‘Still Struggling’

Despite Jobs Rebound, Pelosi Laments Those ‘Still Struggling’

Despite stronger job growth, House Democrats remain focused on middle- and working-class Americans, Pelosi said.

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Corn Subsidies Fuel Animal Mistreatment, Factory Farming

Corn Subsidies Fuel Animal Mistreatment, Factory Farming

The main reason for the abusive factory farming system is the over use of government subsidies and its related regulatory burden.

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Just One Reason Why You Don’t Want an Isolationist United States

Just One Reason Why You Don’t Want an Isolationist United States

An isolationist United States is a really dumb idea. It would harm US commercial interests and therefore the US economy.

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New Legislation Would Enable College for All, Eliminate $1.6 Trillion in Student Debt

New Legislation Would Enable College for All, Eliminate $1.6 Trillion in Student Debt

Landmark legislation would eliminate tuition and fees at all public US four-year colleges and universities, as well as make community colleges, trade schools, and apprenticeship programs tuition- and fee-free for all. The three lawmakers’ proposal also would eliminate all $1.6 trillion in student debt for 45 million Americans.

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Bernie Sanders: People Like Trump Are Also Socialists, But They Are Corporate Socialists

Bernie Sanders: People Like Trump Are Also Socialists, But They Are Corporate Socialists

Trump supports socialism for himself and corporate fat-cats, Bernie Sanders said.

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Democratic Senators Push Bank Chief To Do Away With Forced Arbitration

Democratic Senators Push Bank Chief To Do Away With Forced Arbitration

'One of the fundamental principles of our democracy is that everyone should get their day in court. Forced arbitration deprives Americans of that basic right.'

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Opinions

Conservatives, Not Liberals, Are The Ones Not Interested in Other Viewpoints

By Alex Denethorn

Embracing pluralism is one of the big tenets of any liberal or progressive movement -- you aim to be inclusive, as much as possible.

We Can’t Afford to Raise Minimum Wage to $15

By Winston Wang

The U.S. economy is booming, reaching 10 straight years of growth without a recession, and the unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level in nearly 50 years.

No, Andrew Yang, Don’t Give Everyone Free Money

By Abhay Almal

Andrew Yang dubbed a “random, opinionated person” by the Washington Post, has made waves on both sides of the political aisle with his 2020 presidential campaign.

It’s Not Only Liberals Who Loathe Donald Trump

By Mark Bo Hendricks

You don't have to be a liberal to loathe Trump. You just have to be a thinking person.

Biden’s Pivot to Foreign Policy

By Alex Denethorn

Let’s be honest: this is one area that Biden can excel in, because he has considerably more experience than most of the other Democratic candidates.

The Oil Industry In An Electric Future

By Bruce McIntyre

The adoption of electric vehicles will have consequences

No, Trump Can’t Add Citizenship Question With Executive Order

By Alex Denethorn

Someone might want to let Trump know that the resources of the federal government don’t exist to keep him in office.

Why Do Liberals Hate The United States?

By Chris O'Leary

Liberals love America a different way, and in my opinion, a more brutally honest way.

California Statute To Trade Trump’s Tax Release For Ballot Access Is Clearly Unconstitutional

By Brad Smith

California's clear attempt to force Trump to release his tax returns won't pass Supreme Court precedent.

If Obama Had Authority To Initiate DACA, Trump Has Authority To Rescind It

By Anthony Zarrella

The whole idea behind executive orders is that they rely on the authority of the president who signs them—but one president cannot enlarge or diminish the powers and authority of the next president.