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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Sharif Abdel Kouddous is an independent journalist. For eight years he served as a senior producer, co-host, and correspondent for the independent TV/radio news hour "Democracy Now!"