An analysis by the Economic Policy Institute, however, makes clear that corporate profits, not increased costs for labor or inputs, drove the majority of inflation from the start of the pandemic through the end of 2021.

Yet, a search of the same database of major U.S. newspapers over the last month reveals just eight articles that mention inflation in proximity to "corporate profits." Americans are hearing a lot about inflation, but very little about what is driving it.

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Lost Medicaid Funding

To date, the failure to expand Medicaid / TennCare has cost the State of Tennessee ? in lost federal funding.