Thursday, February 20, 2020

Tag: 1 percent

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.

Three more reasons for wealth-deprived Americans to take to the streets

The rest of America has been left behind, but their voices are getting louder.

The 1 Percent’s Useful Idiots

Did Bernie Sanders let us down? It looks like we will have to carry out the political revolution on our own.

Hillary vs. Bernie vs. the 1 Percent

The two Democratic Party White House hopefuls agree on cutting back on the after-tax incomes of America's rich, but where do their differences lie?

Louisiana Will Tax Its Poor To Fill Budget Hole Caused By...

Sales tax hikes and a handful of minor tax increases for businesses will close roughly three quarters of the $3 billion budget hole ex-Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) left behind.

VIDEO: Why We Must End Upward Pre-Distributions to the Rich

Political competition is no longer between Republicans and Democrats—it's between the 99 percent and the economic elite who influence the rules by which the economy runs. Let's stop the pre-distribution upward.

Fiorina’s Dubious Cheerleader

Tom Perkins recently bought a full-page ad attesting to the presidential worthiness of Carly Fiorina. Yet is your campaign in a heap of hurt if you need Tom Perkins to defend your “abilities, intellect, and talent?”

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Sander’s monumental mistake: failing to explain exactly what a democratic socialist government is

It’s time that Sanders speaks out, explains what democratic socialism is and reminds Americans that it is a central part of this country, and that’s why he espouses that political ideology.

Factchecking NPR’s attempted takedown of Bernie Sanders

Their ignorance is willful, and finds its roots in a profoundly ideological position, an ideology adopted by journalists who favor and are rewarded by corporate arguments promoted by corporate Democrats.
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Yale study says Medicare for All would save US $450 billion, prevent nearly 70,000...

The study in The Lancet found that Medicare for All, supported by Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, will save money and is more cost-effective than “Medicare for All Who Want It."

New study shows Medicare for All will save Americans billions and prevent thousands of...

This study helps quiet several attacks made on Medicare for All from the private healthcare industry.

Jeff Bezos pledges $10 billion to fight the climate crisis

"We applaud Jeff Bezos' philanthropy, but one hand cannot give what the other is taking away."