Friday, October 18, 2019

Tag: 1 percent

A plaintive plea from America’s rich: Let’s change the subject!

Other candidates, most notably Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, begrudge plenty and have specific proposals for changing the rules that let wealth keep concentrating.

Economist Joseph Stiglitz: Capitalism hasn’t been working for most people for...

"We haven’t been challenged, to put it in a way. But we are being challenged now, because so many people have done so poorly."

Reaching critical mass on taxing the rich

“Taxing the annual gains generated by wealth closes a host of loopholes, while raising the sort of revenue needed to keep Social Security and Medicare secure for years to come.”

America’s bullies

In recent years America has become a culture of bullying – the wealthier over the poorer, CEOs over workers, those with privilege and pedigree over those without, the whiter over the browner and blacker, men over women.

Does the United States have a ‘strong’ economy?

The bottom line: The economy that America’s rich run is doing quite well for America’s rich.

How to recognize a plutocracy: The dead giveaway

Our latest slam-dunk evidence: the record of the decade since the Wall Street financial crash ushered in the Great Recession.

What just happened? $30 trillion to the richest white Americans since...

These fortunate takers profited mainly from the stock market, which has more than tripled in value since the end of 2008.

Just hours after ordering pay cut for millions of public workers,...

"Trump himself has pocketed millions over the years grifting off of taxpayers, but now he wants to make it harder for workers to get ahead."

As global 1% seize economy’s gains, ‘unprecedented wage stagnation’ for everyone...

"With workers worldwide being left behind, we need to build an economy that works for everyone, not just the few at the top."

Goons in Gucci

The richest, most powerful, most privileged people in our land are intentionally savaging the well-being of America's majority and aggressively suppressing the democratic rights that make America, America.

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Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."

Patriot Prayer’s Joey Gibson has a sad day in Albany

NationofChange brings the exclusive story, as we were at the "Pro-Life rally for the innocent in NY."

AOC endorses Bernie

The October Democratic debate was noteworthy because all of the candidates did a good job.  Some were, of course, better than others,...

Republicans see the light, no longer will submit to Trump’s domination

In a stunning, totally unforeseen turn of events, key Senate and House Republicans, after meeting in an 8-hour secret session, suddenly announced...

New study says earthquakes in Texas are caused by fracking

So far this year TexNet seismographs have recorded 209 earthquakes, compared to 192 in 2018.