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Hundreds arrested at U.S. Capitol for demanding restoration of democracy

"Congress is doing nothing; we say: 'no more'! There's deep frustration with a system we no longer feel hears our voices."

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Robin Hood tax “steals” from rich and gives to just about everyone else

After the financial crisis, Wells Fargo and JP Morgan Chase were bailed out while ordinary Americans were left to suffer.

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Unity vs. the right in Nevada, danger displayed in South Carolina

Nevada's Democratic Party caucuses held showed an effort between Sanders and Clinton to protect the White House from the hands of the far right.

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A rising tide lifts only yachts?

Letting wealth concentrate "at the very top," President Obama said, has been both "morally wrong" and "bad economics."

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Wealth returns to the 1 percent

The U.S. as a whole has regained all the household wealth it lost to the recession but it's the rich that have scooped all the cash.

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Texas pols get kickbacks from corporate welfare

In Texas, corporations get big gobs of tax money from state funds that are largely controlled by Governor Rick Perry and Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst.