Monday, November 18, 2019

Tag: 1 percent

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?”

Karl Marx Was Right

Karl Marx understood that the idea of capitalism would work only in the utopian mind of a true believer, but never in reality. And as predicted, wealth is now concentrated in the hands of a tiny elite—Marx was right all along.

Why So Many Americans Feel So Powerless

While powerlessness can be felt in all aspects of American's lives, it seems the current system is only built for those at the top. How do we reinstate the power that the economy and society depend on to feel like the system is working for all?

Taking on ‘Mayor 1 Percent’

Reclaim Chicago is a campaign to put people’s candidates up against incumbent city council members who’ve been "tail-wagging lapdogs for Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s corporate rule." It's time a winning people’s movement makes a change in Chicago.

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In a major win for the environment, world’s largest bank says goodbye to fossil...

The bank's decision to end all financing of oil, gas, and coal projects after 2021 will make it the first multilateral lender to rule out financing for projects that contribute to the climate crisis.

Peruvian innovators launch banana leaf biodegradable dishes to combat plastic consumption

Chewa Plant aims to manufacture and commercialize the disposable dishes to help reduce plastic consumption and the pollution it causes.

In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Demanding Kavanaugh impeachment, law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice

"We cannot accept a system that empowers a man who repeatedly lied under oath and a judiciary review process that only performs a sham of an investigation into his misconduct."

America’s arms sales addiction

The 50-year history of U.S. dominance of the Middle Eastern arms trade.