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Want to Save the Economy? Well Then it's Time We "Make Polluters Pay"
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Dear fellow MoveOn member, Here’s a big-picture idea: instead of investing in dirty fuels, let’s start charging polluters for poisoning our skies and then invest the revenue so that it benefits everyone. Every ton of carbon that’s released into the atmosphere costs our nation between $40 and $100, and we release millions tons of it […]

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The Big Picture: Estate Tax
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Dear fellow MoveOn member, To prevent the rise of a new aristocracy, we need to raise the estate tax—a tax on inherited wealth. And we need to do it now. The richest 1 percent of Americans hold 42 percent of our nation’s wealth.1 We haven’t seen this concentration of wealth since the Gilded Age of […]

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MoveOn Members in California's 17th District Endorse Mike Honda
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California members of MoveOn.org Political Action have voted decisively to endorse progressive champion Rep. Mike Honda in the state’s 17th Congressional district, with an overwhelming 76% of votes cast in favor of backing Honda. The endorsement is the second by MoveOn members in the 2016 cycle. MoveOn has more than 17,000 members in California’s 17th […]

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10 #FastTrackFacts
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For the past two weeks, we’ve been running a daily Twitter campaign to convince the last handful of undecided House Democrats to commit to saying “#NoFastTrack” for the Trans-Pacific Partnership—a secret trade deal that could have huge effects on our economy, environment, and so much more. Yesterday, as part of that push, we sent a […]

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The Big Picture: We Must Strengthen Labor Unions
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Dear fellow MoveOn member, There is one solution to skyrocketing inequality that most of the TV talking heads love to ignore: Unions! It’s no surprise. Without unions, big companies like Walmart or Amazon can cut benefits, allow unsafe working conditions, slash wages, and pocket the massive profits. Well, I’m not afraid to talk about how […]

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The Big Picture: End Corporate Welfare
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Dear fellow MoveOn member, More money out of your pocket. Less money for our communities. All so big corporations can pad their bottom lines. Most Americans believe it’s time to end corporate welfare. If you agree, I need you to watch and share this video right now. No more handouts for Big Oil, no more […]

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MUST SEE: "10 Ideas to Save the Economy: End Corporate Welfare"
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Dear fellow MoveOn member, More money out of your pocket. Less money for our communities. All so big corporations can pad their bottom lines. Most Americans believe it’s time to end corporate welfare. If you agree, I need you to watch and share this video right now. No more handouts for Big Oil, no more special tax […]

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