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COVID Rages on as Inequality Explodes. It’s Time to Tax Billionaires

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By Rev. Dr. William Barber, Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis, and Abby Maxman 
January 18, 2022

As the world reels from the omicron surge, it is time we reckon with a dramatic and immoral failure of the world’s power holders to meet the challenges of this historic pandemic. A new report out today from Oxfam finds that inequality has not only worsened over the last two years, it has become deadly.  

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Congress Approved $778 Billion for the Pentagon. That Means We Can Afford Build Back Better.

Some senators say Biden’s social and climate bill costs too much, but comparing it to the military spending plan they just passed suggests otherwise.

By Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, Lindsay Koshgarian and Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis
December 16, 2021

This week, the families of 61 million children received their final payments under the expanded Child Tax Credit. This credit has kept 10 million children above the poverty line, but it is expiring as the Senate delays a vote to renew it through the Build Back Better Act.

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