Dean Baker for Truthout: The economy is moving in the right direction, and understanding the recent history behind these trends is important.
The Republican budget takes from those in need and gives to billionaires. By 2027, 80 percent of the Trump-GOP tax plan is an enormous boon to the wealthiest Americans.
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Douglas Jamiel is a freelance writer in the Portland, Oregon/Vancouver, Washington, area. His work has appeared in the Colorado Labor Advocate, the Rocky Mountain News and Ezine.