The sprawling bill greenlights over $740 billion in military spending for fiscal year 2021.
This data comes as Congress passes a meager $600 relief check for ordinary workers.
President Donald Trump’s attempt at sabotage could derail congressional efforts to protect the economy.
Critics say the $900 billion relief package does not go far enough in providing direct aid to those in most need.
The bill’s gifts to the wealthy underscore the inadequate relief the legislation offers the majority of people.
Researchers estimate that nearly 8 million people in the U.S. have been pushed into poverty since the summer.
A number of Republicans — including Mitch McConnell — finally recognized Biden’s win after the Electoral College vote.
As cities and states stare down a growing financial apocalypse, they have begun to slash vital public services.
Capitalism will win, of course; the question is how much more we the people will lose.
The legislation contains racial justice provisions addressing harms caused by the war on drugs.