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  • Florida legislator imports Texas abortion ban
    23 Sep 2021 • 3 min read • 36 15
    Texas' draconian abortion ban is headed to Florida. On Wednesday, Florida Representative Webster Barnaby (R), introduced legislation that tracks Texas' new law banning nearly all abortions. Like the T...
  • AT&T abandons pledge, makes contributions supporting Republican objectors
    22 Sep 2021 • 4 min read • 47 14
    (Photo by AaronP/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images) After the January 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol, AT&T announced that it was suspending contributions to all 147 Republicans who tried to overturn the election re...
  • The Manchin industry
    21 Sep 2021 • 4 min read • 86 23
    U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) The latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report, which was released in August and represents the consensus of thous...
  • Apple's Texas problem
    20 Sep 2021 • 4 min read • 77 18
    Apple CEO Tim Cook (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images) Since September 1, about one in ten women have effectively been stripped of their reproductive rights. That's when an extreme abortion ba...
  • Very wealthy people can afford very good lobbyists
    16 Sep 2021 • 5 min read • 58 11
    Over the last three decades, there has been a dramatic concentration of wealth in the United States. Today, the top 0.1% of American families control nearly as much wealth as the bottom 90%. The Biden...
  • The January 6 attack never ended
    15 Sep 2021 • 6 min read • 62 16
    Donald Trump speaks at the "Save America" rally in DC on January 06, 2021. (Photo by Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images) On January 6, a violent mob incited by President Trump attacked the ...
  • GM under fire for campaign contributions to GOP objectors
    14 Sep 2021 • 1 min read • 6 0
    After January 6, General Motors said that it had "paused new political contributions" and future contributions would be guided by "character and public integrity criteria." Since then, General Motors ...
  • DeSantis embraces anti-vaccine conspiracy theorists
    14 Sep 2021 • 4 min read • 32 5
    Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) became a right-wing celebrity by defiantly ignoring public health guidance on large indoor gatherings and masking to slow the spread of COVID. But, for much of 2021, ...
  • In key states, corporate donations go overwhelmingly to legislators that oppose abortion rights
    13 Sep 2021 • 8 min read • 49 13
    The draconian abortion ban that became law in Texas this month may soon be spreading across the country. Substantively, the Texas law bans all abortions after six weeks — before many women know they a...
  • Treating billionaire private equity managers like everyone else
    09 Sep 2021 • 4 min read • 94 8
    People who make between $40,000 and $85,000 per year pay a top federal income rate of 22%. Anyone who makes more, pays more — except billionaire private equity managers. Here is how it works. Private ...
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