An estimated 9 million eligible people have not received their first stimulus check.
Barber says that voter suppression efforts ahead of the election amount to “surgical racism with surgical precision.”
The plan would require states to kick in $100 of the $400 total, a difficult task for states reeling from deficits.
Democrats push to reform the earned income tax credit in the next relief bill to make it like a basic income guarantee.
The treasury secretary claimed the $600 weekly boost in unemployment insurance created a disincentive to work.
According to at least one study, up to one half of people killed by law enforcement in the U.S. have a disability.
One matter of dominant concern is how to re-engage with students who began working full-time after schools closed.
Isn’t it time to stop vindicating the wealthiest people in this country?
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called for a focus on the root causes of poverty, distrust and violence in our society.
The World Bank predicts that the pandemic will cause the first global increase in poverty since 1998.