Articles from Institute for Policy Studies

No Love for Working Families This Valentine’s Day


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Love is in the air. Or so the marketers want us to believe, as Valentine’s Day ads sweep the nation into a frenzy of buying flowers, greeting cards, and confections to communicate our affection.

Washington is less forthcoming with the adoration, especially for working people.

VIDEO: Trump’s SOTU Was “Campaign-Style” Racism

Donald Trump’s first State of the Union address, IPS Middle East expert Phyllis Bennis told the Real News Network after the speech, was “a campaign-style speech” designed to appease Trump’s right-wing base.