State Correspondent

George Bullen

Income Inequality

The Republican tax bill is class warfare — especially against blue states like Massachusetts

Republicans like to accuse Democrats and liberals of using class issues as a wedge to divide Americans — but the Republican tax bill that passed late last night in the Senate is the most brazen declaration of class warfare in recent memory. It…
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LGBTQ issues

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