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The legendary protests of the World Trade Organization in 1999 can serve as a model for a deeply needed labor/environmental coalition for climate justice. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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In Arizona, the industry has a bill that would block minimum wage increases, because when people don’t have money, they need short-term loans. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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The folly of voluntary charity as a substitute for government tax and transfer policies is most evident in the story of the Giving Pledge. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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Voters reject a constitutional amendment that would have ended tax refunds for state residents and re-directed those dollars to sectors in need of a fiscal infusion. Read more

Housing and Transportation

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Investor, philanthropist, and Patriotic Millionaires founding member Lawrence Benenson discusses solutions to pressing American political and economic inequity. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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Voters can’t fathom why a booming state doesn’t have great highways, transit, and public education—and in November, they’ll have a chance to fix them. Read more

Politics

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His proposal seeks to create a class of marijuana small-business owners, rather than nationalizing the industry and forwarding the benefits to victims of marijuana prohibition. Read more

Health and Social Policy

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Today on TAP: As wealth has concentrated, investment has declined Read more

Tap

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Congress writes the laws, but the IRS interprets them, and they can do so in ways that make the system more fair. Read more

Day One Agenda

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Government policy is what created today’s economic inequality. But it can also be what reverses it. Read more

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