Friday, December 6, 2019

Tag: 1 percent

Bloomberg for president? God no!

Will Bloomberg buy his way to the top or even to a brokered convention where he could buy the support of the Super Delegates?

Billionaires keep benefiting from a tax break to help the poor....

“The Opportunity Zone program has been troubled from the start.”

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."

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Demand A/C in all postal trucks

Sign now and demand all mail carriers provide A/C to all delivery vehicles.

The bee is officially on the verge of extinction

With our own health and well-being directly linked to these insects, we have to make it a priority to ensure the bee population's survival.

Bernie Sanders becomes the first presidential candidate to visit the Comanche Nation in over...

"The pain, the lies, and the broken treaties that have fallen upon the American Indian people has got to end."

Los Angeles school board commits to renewable energy after months of grassroots campaigning

"This 100% Clean Energy school district commitment demonstrates what can happen when students, parents, teachers and school district leaders work to move the needle on climate."
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The 10 steps to impeach a president

This isn’t to say Trump couldn’t or won’t be impeached. Only that it’s a long and drawn-out process.