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New Poll: Strong Majority of Voters Blame Corporations for Inflation, 'Taking Advantage of the Pandemic' To Raise Prices

For Immediate Release

Groundwork Collaborative
Contact: press@groundworkcollaborative.org

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New Poll: Strong Majority of Voters Blame Corporations for Inflation, "Taking Advantage of the Pandemic" to Raise Prices

WASHINGTON - Amid a fierce debate in Washington around inflation, Groundwork Collaborative has released a new poll with Data for Progress showing voters overwhelmingly believe corporations are raising prices unfairly to earn record profits. 

The results, as featured in Bloomberg News today, are backed by growing data and research showing the role of corporate profiteering in recent price hikes. 

“Over and over, corporations are telling us about their corporate profiteering strategies – and the public is taking notice,” said Groundwork’s Executive Director Lindsay Owens. “By wide margins, voters say corporations are raising prices simply because they can – and they want lawmakers to put a stop to it.” 

The poll, which tested voters’ attitudes toward inflation, includes the following key findings...