Public Citizen (@Public_Citizen )

Public Citizen

Bio Public Citizen has been standing up to corporate power and holding government accountable for 50 years. We're people-powered and accept no corporate money.
Location Washington, DC
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Account created 08-04-2008 20:07:57
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Sprout Social : Federal minimum wage:

2010: $7.25
2011: $7.25
2012: $7.25
2013: $7.25
2014: $7.25
2015: $7.25
2016: $7.25
2017: $7.25
2018: $7.25
2019: $7.25
2020: $7.25
2021: $7.25
2022: $7.25

If members of Congress were paid $7.25/hr, how long would it take them to raise the damn wage? 🤔

Twitter Web App : BREAKING: Uncovered IRS tax records of 26 U.S. billionaires show they paid an average tax rate of just 4.8% from 2013 to 2018, despite collectively gaining $500 billion in wealth

Effective tax rates
Buffett: 0.1%
Bezos: 1.1%
Zuckerberg: 1.1%
Koch: 1.3%
Bloomberg: 1.8%
Musk: 2.1%

TweetDeck : There's no question, Medicare for All isn't just good policy — it's incredibly popular.

And this comes just days after the Senate held a historic hearing on this legislation. Let's keep up this momentum!
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Twitter Web App : “Biden is causing rising grocery prices!”

4 companies control 90% of the baby formula market.

4 companies control 85% of the beef market.

3 companies control 78% of the pasta market.

3 companies control 72% of the cereal market.

It's corporate greed.

Twitter Web App : “Biden is causing rising grocery prices!”

4 companies control 90% of the baby formula market.

4 companies control 85% of the beef market.

3 companies control 78% of the pasta market.

3 companies control 72% of the cereal market.

It's corporate greed.

Twitter Web App : US Oil and Gas companies are putting their investors over consumers.

They’ve announced plans to buy back more than $60B in stock since the start of 2021

More than $46B in buyback announcements have come just THIS YEAR

citizen.org/news/big-oil-r…

Twitter Web App : San Antonio’s electric utility has proposed scrapping important financial incentives that accelerate solar adoption. Ending the incentives would be a mistake, our office's climate justice organizer writes in today's Express-News.

Read it here: bit.ly/3sFCgVW

Twitter Web App : Boom. 100 municipalities officially on record in support of Medicare for All.

And this isn't just a coastal thing. St. Louis, Missouri and Denton, Texas now on the map!

So proud of my Medicare for All campaign colleagues carrying this important work forward!