🎧 MOVIES VS. CAPITALISM: The Succession Finale (w/ David Sirota)

MIDDAY POSTER: Manchin’s Child Tax Credit Lies

Mar 9, 2022 Aditi Ramaswami
A new study disproves Sen. Joe Manchin’s rotten claims about the child tax credit.
MIDDAY POSTER: Manchin’s Child Tax Credit Lies
(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

A new study finds that the expanded Child Tax Credit — implemented last year as a key part of President Biden’s American Rescue Plan — did not negatively impact employment among adults with children.

The findings completely disprove West Virginia Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin’s rationale for opposing the cash payments.

Find out how and much more in today’s Midday Poster, exclusively for supporting subscribers.


  • The IRS is auditing poor Americans at much higher rates than everyone else.
  • MTG is trying to capitalize on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
  • Patients and doctors aren’t reaping the benefits of corporate physician management.

If you’d like to read the full report, please click here to become an $8-a-month or $70-a-year supporting subscriber. When you become a supporting subscriber, you get this kind of exclusive content, you get access to our live events, you get our new Citizens' Guide To Holding The Powerful Accountable – and you are helping us hire more journalists.

Only paid subscribers can comment. Please subscribe or sign in to join the conversation.