Housing advocates demand that President Biden declare a national emergency.
Nearly 100 million Americans have made health or spending sacrifices to cover the rising cost of medical treatment.
The Emergency Price Stabilization Act would help protect the public from corporate profiteering, supporters say.
Oil companies raked in hundreds of billions of dollars in Q2 as gas prices reached an average of over $5 a gallon.
Experts forecast another economic recession in the United States with rising inflation and an unchanged minimum wage.
Global production is projected to rise to 126 million barrels a day by 2050. It’s time to end the tyranny of oil.
Progressives are urging Democrats to raise the pay floor as inflation continues to diminish workers’ purchasing power.
In 2021, CEO pay rose 18.2 percent. Workers’ wages rose 4.7 percent.
The Fed doesn’t need to hurt workers to curb inflation — there are alternatives, says economist Gerald Epstein.
With beef and poultry prices rising, the government should ease spending on meat and pay farmers to plant beans.