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A Federal Job Guarantee Is a Crucial Tool to Fight Inequality

Originally published at http://www.commondreams.org/views/2020/01/04/federal-job-guarantee-crucial-tool-fight-inequality

Most of us here at CD realize what a great relief this would be for workers across the country.

“People stuck in jobs where they are harassed or unsafe would have a viable alternative. Poverty, racial inequality and working poverty would decline.”

True enough, and the very reason it will be a dog fight to implement these policies in corporate America…

Try Workers Coops like Mondragon:

But the article, of course, fails to tell how much it costs and how we are going to pay for it.

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We should care about that as much as the right cares about the cost of war, not at all. Your old, tired, worn-out excuse for not helping this countries citizens holds no weight. We tax the rich and their corporations for the good of the country, you know like the old days, when everybody paid their fair share. It’s not hard, just need someone to do it.