Small businesses are the lifeblood of our economy. Today, we announced $ 1.25 billion in COVID relief grants for Community Development Financial Institutions, to help small businesses across the nation access capital, create jobs, and grow, especially in underserved communities. pic.twitter.com/NDAy7m4s0P
— Vice President Kamala Harris (@VP) June 15, 2021
“While Jeff Bezos’s wealth has grown to $ 180 billion and counting, his @amazon warehouse employees work nonstop, get few breaks, have to piss into water bottles & work in unsafe conditions. This is unacceptable!” – Joseph Geevarghese, OurRev ED #PROAct https://t.co/3piQp4O3vf
— Our Revolution (@OurRevolution) June 14, 2021
We must take on the greed of the pharmaceutical industry, allow Medicare to negotiate drug prices, and save taxpayers some $ 600 billion. We can then use those savings to expand Medicare to cover dental, vision and hearing aids and lower the eligibility age to 60.
— Bernie Sanders (@BernieSanders) June 11, 2021
Today, I’m announcing that the United States will donate half a billion new Pfizer vaccines to 92 low- and lower middle-income countries.
These Pfizer vaccines will save millions of lives around the world, and be produced through the power of American manufacturing.
— President Biden (@POTUS) June 10, 2021
How rigged is our system towards the ultra-rich?
In 2019, the 25 richest Americans—who were worth $ 1.1 trillion—paid a combined $ 1.9 billion in taxes.
It would take 14.3 million ordinary wage earners to reach their level of wealth. And they paid $ 143 BILLION.
TAX THE RICH.
— Pramila Jayapal (@PramilaJayapal) June 10, 2021
The Senate last night overwhelmingly passed a $ 247 billion spending bill to help the U.S. better compete with China on AI and other tech.
— Dan Primack (@danprimack) June 9, 2021
1 in 3 Americans who live on Tribal lands or in rural communities lack access to high-speed Internet. Today, our Administration announced nearly $ 1 billion dollars to connect Tribal lands—and help students, small businesses, and families. pic.twitter.com/yPYZa4chJw
— Vice President Kamala Harris (@VP) June 4, 2021
Johnson & Johnson will pay $ 2.1 billion for putting asbestos in its baby power, causing breast cancer in women.
Sounds like a big fine. But just in the last decade it made $ 142 billion in profit.
J&J has known about the asbestos since 1971.https://t.co/t6OpTwrGRK
— Dan Price (@DanPriceSeattle) June 2, 2021