Berkeley prof, former Sec. of Lab. @InequalityMedia. Movies "Saving Capitalism" & "Inequality for All" on Netflix. Books: The Common Good, Saving Capitalism,etc
Bipartisan group of senators offer $908 billion stimulus compromise. Details likely include: $300/week UI $300B for PPP $250B for state & local Temporary liability shield $50B for health/vaccine distribution Nowhere near what is needed, but it's a step.
Here's an idea: How about we close the tax loopholes that the DeVos family uses for their yachts to help fund tuition-free college?
American taxpayers spend $107,575,000,000 more on police than public housing. Pass it on.
No industry -- not airlines, not hotels, not cruise ships -- should be bailed out. They can stay in business by borrowing at rock-bottom rates, using their assets as collateral. Taxpayer money should be used to bail out people, not corporations.