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The Whistleblower Trying to Stop the Next Financial Crisis
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If you were reading the news back in 2008, then you probably remember how residential mortgage backed securities fueled by subprime mortgages tanked the global economy. Now John Flynn, a veteran of the mortgage securities market, says it’s happening all ...[Read more]
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Biden and the Democrats Are Getting Serious About Raising Corporate Taxes
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In a speech on Monday, Treasury Secretary Janet L. Yellen called for a global minimum tax on multinational corporations as President Joe Biden and leading Democrats defended a sweeping jobs and infrastructure proposal that analysts say would support a mor ...[Read more]
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Climate Crisis Displaced Over 10 Million People in Past Six Months: Red Cross
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"We need greater action and urgent investment to reduce internal displacement caused by the rising risk of disasters." ...[Read more]
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Billionaire Dallas Cowboys Owner and Oil Man Cashes in on Texas Blackout Crisis
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While citizens of Texas are facing a crisis of massive proportions brought on largely by the failures of natural gas companies to weatherize their equipment, one natural gas company, owned by Dallas billionaire and Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, is cas ...[Read more]
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New Lancet Report: 40 Percent of US COVID Deaths Could Have Been Avoided
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The scathing new report is an indictment of both Trump and a health care system that values profit over human life. ...[Read more]
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Billionaires add $1tn to net worth during pandemic as their workers struggle
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Billionaires in the US have increased their net worth by more than $1tn during the coronavirus pandemic, while many of their US workers have struggled with coronavirus risks in workplaces, for little to no extra pay to work in hazardous conditions, and mi ...[Read more]
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Health insurance or food: Americans face difficult choices amid pandemic
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Throughout the United States, Americans with chronic illnesses have been forced to navigate a healthcare system battered by the coronavirus pandemic while trying to afford medical treatment and resolve health insurance issues. That has led to many America ...[Read more]
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Atop the Powerful Budget Committee at Last, Bernie Sanders Wants to Go Big
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To the chagrin of Republicans, the democratic socialist senator will play a central role in shepherding Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s agenda through Congress. ...[Read more]
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Worse Than Being in Iraq – Veteran & ER Doctor Says Pandemic Is Pushing Hospitals to Breaking Point
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As the U.S. averages more than 200,000 new COVID-19 cases per day, we speak with Dr. Cleavon Gilman, an emergency physician who has been treating patients since the beginning of the U.S. outbreak, first in New York City and now in Yuma, Arizona. Dr. Gilma ...[Read more]
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Trump demands Congress increase second stimulus check from $600 to $2,000. Here are the chances of that happening
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President Donald Trump is demanding lawmakers raise the second round of stimulus checks to $2,000 per person, from $600. “I am asking Congress to amend this bill and increase the ridiculously low $600 to $2,000, or $4,000 for a couple,” Trump said in ...[Read more]
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Americans are Broke and Hungry, as Politicians Have Sat on Their Hands
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Covid-19 not only killed over 300,000 Americans, it also bankrupted millions. When it first attacked, congress and the white house rushed billions to rich corporations, while the Fed turned on the money spigot to keep the stock market afloat. But this lar ...[Read more]
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