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US Billionaires Wealth Surged by 70% During the Pandemic; They Are Now Worth a Combined $5 Trillion

WASHINGTON October 18, 2021 – America’s billionaires have grown $2.1 trillion richer during the pandemic, their collective fortune skyrocketing by 70%—from just short of $3 trillion at the start of the COVID crisis on March 18, 2020, to over $5 trillion on October 15 of this year, according to Forbes data analyzed by Americans for […]

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Report: No Warming, No War: How Militarism Fuels the Climate Crisis – and Vice Versa

April 23, 2020 – In a strange twist, it has taken a global pandemic to significantly reduce the world’s fossil fuel emissions. The COVID-19 pandemic has utterly changed life as we know it — but it’s also laid bare how Washington’s militaristic budget priorities have left the country woefully unprepared for a crisis. With massive shortages in […]

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280 Organizations tell OceanaGold to Abandon Lost Suit Against El Salvador and “Pack Up and Pay Up”

Feb. 21, 2017 – Today, 280 organizations based in five continents sent a statement to the CEO and Board of Canadian-Australian company OceanaGold demanding that it leave El Salvador and pay US$8 million to that government, as demanded by an investor-state tribunal in October.  OceanaGold persisted with an outrageous suit against El Salvador, launched by its […]