Activists Mobilize To Help Incarcerated People Get Stimulus Checks

By Mike Ludwig, Truthout. -

For months incarcerated people and their families heard conflicting messages about whether they were eligible to receive the pandemic stimulus payments provided by Congress as the Trump [...]

Landlords Pressuring Tenants To Pay Rent Are Getting Pandemic Relief

By Morgan Baskin, Washington City Paper. -

The first time she remembers protesting in the region, about 10 years ago, Tara Maxwell was outside the Virginia home of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. His wife Virginia, the target of [...]

Members Of Congress Receive COVID-19 Small Business Loans

By Jessica Buxbaum, Shadowproof. -

Members of Congress obtained disaster loans for their businesses through the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). The program has been embroiled in controversy [...]

Trump Administration Delays #COVID-19 Relief Funds To Native Americans

By Acee Agoyo, Indianz.com. -

The law, also known as the CARES Act, directs the Department of the Treasury to distribute the $8 billion to tribal governments "not later than 30 days" after its enactment. The deadline has come [...]

US Coronavirus ‘Bailout’ Scam Is $6 Trillion Giveaway To Wall Street

By Michael Hudson, Moderate Rebels. -

Just think of when, in the debates with Bernie, Sanders during the spring, you had Biden, and Klobuchar keep saying, ‘What we’re paying for Medicare-for-All will be $1 trillion over 10 years.’ [...]

Groups Urge Mnuchin To Ban Large Agribusinesses From CARES Act Aid

By Friends of the Earth. -

Washington, DC — A coalition of 68 farmer, environmental, and antitrust groups across the country sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin today, urging the U.S. Department of the [...]