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The Senate quietly added $10 billion to the Pentagon budget while blocking climate action with the same price tag. Read more: truthout.org/articles/senate…
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Manchin is demanding that the child tax credit, which is already means tested, must come with a strict work requirement and a ridiculously low family income cap of $60,000. truthout.org/articles/ilhan-…
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Nick Rolovich, the head coach of the Washington State Cougars football team, was fired on Monday after refusing to be vaccinated against coronavirus, in direct violation of a mandate for state employees. truthout.org/articles/washin…
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Although Texas’s population is about 41 percent white non-Latinx, under the maps approved by the legislature, white people represent a majority in 60 percent of the congressional districts. truthout.org/articles/texas-…
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Leading Democrats — including then-Sen. Biden — rushed in to defend Powell despite a lack of compelling evidence to back his transparently false claims about Iraq. truthout.org/articles/biden-…
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Trump filed a lawsuit in an attempt to halt the transfer of documents to the committee investigating the breach of the U.S. Capitol building in January, after Biden formally rejected Trump’s claims of executive privilege. truthout.org/video/deported-…
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The 2022 Pentagon budget adds an extra $10 billion on top of the already colossal $715 billion - the exact amount over ten years that Sen. Kyrsten Sinema wants to cut from vital climate programs. truthout.org/articles/senate…
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Trump handed out millions of dollars in public contracts to companies with no relevant experience through a $6 billion federal program created to provide fresh produce to families affected by the pandemic. truthout.org/articles/report…
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Since its takeover in Puerto Rico, private company Luma Energy has imposed four electricity price increases despite widespread power outages and not being able to provide adequate service. truthout.org/articles/puerto…
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On October 20, at least half a million workers in South Korea — from across the construction, transportation, service, and other sectors — will walk off their jobs in a one-day general strike. truthout.org/articles/half-a…
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The chair of the New York State Democratic Party sparked anger and calls for his resignation after comparing India Walton, winner of the party’s nomination for Buffalo mayor and a black woman, to white supremacist David Duke. truthout.org/articles/top-ne…
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After Trump said that his supporters wouldn't vote without more "audits" being conducted, a new poll found that around 10 percent of Republicans in Marjorie Taylor Greene’s home district might not vote in the next elections. truthout.org/articles/trump-…
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745 U.S. billionaires now hold $5 trillion in collective wealth, which is two-thirds more than the $3 trillion in wealth held by the bottom 50% of U.S. households. truthout.org/articles/us-bil…
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As Manchin obstructs the clean electricity program from the Build Back Better Act, his own family is suffering from overwhelming rains and flooding in West Virginia. truthout.org/articles/manchi…
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