Big Oil should pay windfall profits tax

Big oil is ripping you off – time for a windfall profits tax

Fossil fuel companies are using the war in Ukraine as a pretext to raise gas prices, gouge customers, and doom the climate. Only a windfall profits tax can rein in their greed, and redirect their ill gotten billions to clean energy and climate action. Let’s start with the facts: At a Congressional hearing last week, …

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Get trained to help us end polluter welfare this summer

In case you missed it, our digital rally with Zero Hour and partners earlier this week was amazing – and created some big news in our fight to end polluter welfare this summer. Check out the recording below to hear from youth leaders, frontline activists, Progressive champion Rep. Ro Khana, and a surprise video address …

Hold the Line: Don't let polluters get away with murder

HOLD THE LINE: Don’t let corporate polluters get away with murder

Mitch McConnell and Senate Republicans already gave more than $3 billion of COVID response money to fossil fuel polluters. Now, they’re planning another big oil bailout as part of a Coronavirus response bill they’re negotiating. This time they don’t just want to give away our money: they want to let fossil fuel companies get away …

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Stop Trump’s next Dirty Deal

Earlier this month, we warned you that Trump and team were bailing out fossil fuel companies with money stolen from Congressionally-appropriated funds to help families, workers and small businesses survive COVID-19. And we’ve been fighting ever since to make sure Congress’ next COVID-19 bailout bill protects people, not polluters. On May 15, the House passed …

Tell the Senate to get serious about Essential Workers

Essential workers are on the frontlines of this pandemic, and many are working in high-risk conditions without appropriate equipment, safety standards, or job protections. But Mitch McConnell and his Republican Senate say they have “not yet felt the urgency of acting immediately. And to prove the point, they just went home for a two-week vacation. Essential …

Reject Trump's Dirty Deal, ReWIND Act now!

No Dirty Deals, pass the ReWIND Act instead!

Congress is already negotiating on the next COVID-19 stimulus package, and Trump and his allies are pushing hard for another big bailout for fossil fuels. Alarmingly, some elected leaders are considering a dirty deal where they’d trade another fossil fuel bailout  for good-but-inadequate tools like tax credits for renewable energy and electric cars.  Fortunately, not everyone is tempted by this devils bargain:  Dozens …