House panel exposes how ‘shameful’ meatpackers put profits over worker health during pandemic

House panel exposes how ‘shameful’ meatpackers put profits over worker health during pandemic

This post was originally published on this site A congressional report published Thursday revealed that meat processing companies worked with and lobbied the Trump administration to continue operating during the Covid-19 pandemic, despite the danger to workers in the high-risk industry. “The devastating impacts of the Covid crisis on workers...

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Sanders pushes for 95 percent tax on corporate ‘windfall’ profits

Sanders pushes for 95 percent tax on corporate ‘windfall’ profits

This post was originally published on this siteSenate Budget Committee chair Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) on Tuesday made a push for a bill that seeks to levy a 95 percent tax on windfall profits of companies that bring in more than $500 million in revenue annually. Sanders highlighted reports detailing higher...

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