Action #1 – Trump wants more corporate welfare while children go hungry. Call your legislators and give them some conditions.
Trump has finally figured out that it’s time to pivot to “chicken-in-every-pot” politics if he wants to be re-elected. But a $1000 check is couch-cushion change compared to what he’ll hand to a rapidly growing list of companies, such as airlines, hotels, and cruise lines, casinos, retailers and more. He himself might even profit from a bailout.
On Tuesday, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), after reviewing the implementation of the 2008 bailout for banks and automakers (that was the one where banks and financial institutions paid their executives $32.6 billion in bonuses), released proposed conditions for any new industry bailouts—including guaranteeing workers a $15 minimum wage, banning corporate stock buybacks, and prohibiting federal funds from going to executive bonuses.