Friday, May 20, 2022

America’s top 15 earners and what they reveal about the US tax system

A new report reveals that the very richest pay lower rates than the merely rich.

Documenting the struggle against a hedge fund stripping journalism for parts

Journalists are our everyday heroes: exposing secrets, uncovering abuses and giving us better understanding of our communities, our cultures, our politics, our world.

Elon Musk is hiding the ball again on taxes

Fanboys of the richest person on Earth are spinning bogus tales that swell the Musk fortune and embellish his ‘genius.’

How one organization is helping to grow cooperative businesses in New York City

Green Worker Cooperatives nurtures co-op startups in the South Bronx.

How corporate media has put the American public in a state of Ukraine-Russia psychosis

“[p]sychosis is a condition that affects the way your brain processes information. It causes you to lose touch with reality. You might see, hear, or believe things that aren’t real.… It can be triggered by… extreme stress or trauma.”

Why conservative parts of the U.S. are so angry

Republican America is poorer, more violent, and less healthy than Democratic America. But Republicans’ blame is misplaced.

After Hurricane Ida, a historic Black community races to save its future

Residents of Ironton, Louisiana are rallying for their share of recovery funds.

Multiplying hatred and division: Humanity at war with itself

Humanity is at war, not just with rival groups or nations, but within relationships, with the planet and with ourselves.

How artist cooperatives found new ways to help creative people thrive despite COVID-19

How artist collectives are helping creatives stay afloat during the pandemic.

How Big Tech sees big profits in social-emotional learning at school

Digital products that monitor students’ online behavior raise concerns about how companies use that data for profit.