It Ain't Fair

Corporate America is shutting average Americans' voices out, while they help themselves to taxpayer dollars. The economic playing field is tilted against the middle class — and we have the power to change that.

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Abandoned Mines, No Royalties, Black Lung Disease Costs Taxpayers Billions

Due to under-payments and bankruptcies, the Black Lung Fund has borrowed around $4 billion from the U.S. Treasury. Three coal companies who recently filed bankruptcy posted $27.4 million of collateral and were able to push $865 million of liabilities on to the government, making it a taxpayer expense.