Politics of Poverty
Ideas and analysis from Oxfam America's policy experts
What’s in a bill name? A lot, apparently: When lawmakers repackaged a number of robust programs once included in the Build Back Better legislation into the Inflation Reduction Act, it seemed to make it smell much sweeter to a select few in Congress. Where did the bill end up, after all the concessions were made?
One important consensus emerged during the pandemic: Businesses have a duty to think beyond profit maximization. The leading supermarkets in the US need to face up to this responsibility to do better; they have the power to transform how people work, what consumers buy, and how the supply chain operates.
Moderna’s greed and secrecy are prolonging the pandemic, putting millions of lives at risk.