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Falling gas prices, rising wages fuel unexpected jump in U.S. consumer sentiment

Buoyed by falling gas prices and a strong labor market, consumer sentiment jumped "unexpectedly" in early April to hit a three-month high, according to...

The pandemic sparked a workers’ rights movement, but Congress hasn’t caught up

by Sydney Pereira This article was originally published at Prism. Two years ago this month, the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic. Since then,...

American business owners discover a remarkable solution to the worker shortage problem

Disgruntled business owners around the country have been complaining loudly about the lack of hired help available to them as the nation slowly emerges...

Nobody Wants to Work (For You) Anymore

Capitalists are playing the victim card again. Plastered over the windows of fast-food restaurants across the U.S. are sloppily taped printer-paper signs begging for hirees...

Raising the minimum wage isn’t just about money—it’s about mental health, workers say

Precious Cole moved to Durham, North Carolina, after breaking down on a phone call to her mother. She was struggling mentally, emotionally, and financially; to...

Analysis shows that workers’ bonuses have ‘slumped’ 22 percent since tax cuts

The Republican tax cuts for the rich came with bogus promises of big bonuses being offered to workers. This was the cover that corporations...

Virtually No Wage Growth, Surge in Stock Buybacks: Study Offers More Proof Trump Tax Cuts Were ‘Designed to Put a Big Windfall in Oligarch...

Despite lofty promises from President Donald Trump and the Republican Party, the $1.5 trillion in tax cuts that went into effect last year have...

When adjusted for inflation, wages and weekly earnings for most workers are lower than 50 years ago

Next month marks the 10th year since the Great Recession was officially over, although it wasn’t until September 2010 that the National Bureau of...

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Here's Sen. Ron Johnson trying to escape questions about gun laws by running toward a locked door

The Republican Party has moved on to hiding from most news outlets that aren’t called Fox News or OAN....
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Greg Abbott blames 'mental health' for the 19 dead children. He cut those programs himself

After years of public bragging over all that he has done to weaken Texas gun safety laws, Texas Gov. Greg...

Fox News offers up 49 of the most pathetic ‘solutions’ to gun violence after Texas massacre

In the past 24 hours, the GOP gun lobby machine has turned to propaganda-spewing media outlets like Fox News, OAN, and...

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The exploiting of and problems with the 1st amendment

We have to guard against the victors and monied...

Georgia secretary of state’s office launches investigation into Trump’s phone call

By Jason Morris, CNN Updated 6:57 PM ET, Mon February...
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