Category: Economy

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.
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.
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.
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.
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.'
Pelosi Slams Sluggish Jobs Report, Saying Trump Policies ‘Hollowing Out’ US Economy

Pelosi Slams Sluggish Jobs Report, Saying Trump Policies ‘Hollowing Out’ US Economy

'Families across the country need decisive action to strengthen their health and financial well-being, not more special interest giveaways and reckless threats from the President that threaten to sow chaos in our economy.'
New Trump Tariffs on Mexico: ‘This Puts the Um in Dumb’

New Trump Tariffs on Mexico: ‘This Puts the Um in Dumb’

Trump found critics in nearly every corner for his Mexico tariffs.
Democrats Vow To Press Progressive Goals Working With Trump on Big Infrastructure Plan

Democrats Vow To Press Progressive Goals Working With Trump on Big Infrastructure Plan

In the midst of partisan rancor, two sides will come together with a common purpose.
‘The Green New Deal Is Not Just a Resolution,’ It’s ‘a Revolution’

‘The Green New Deal Is Not Just a Resolution,’ It’s ‘a Revolution’

Big name lawmakers rallied in support of climate change solution.