Monday, July 22, 2019

Tag: 1%

Inequality out of control: The average 1% household made over $2.5...

With inequality ripping us apart, and with few of our national leaders willing or able to confront the problem, we may never again be an equitable and functional society.

How 90% of American households lost an average of $17,000 in...

The obscene transfer of wealth and income to the plutocrats won't end until we demand a return to the Commons, where we work as a society rather than allow predatory plutocratic individuals to control us.

Why 2016 May See a Record Top 1%

America’s top earners will be rushing to maximize their 2016 income if Democrats gain a sweep in November. But what happens next will be what really matters.

Why Trump’s Racism and Misogyny Represent the Global 1%

Trump isn't the only one. Global financial power is intrinsically misogynistic and racist.

Why the 1% Don’t Fear the 99%

It’s the age-old ruse of divide and rule. Let’s not fall for that anymore.

5 Reasons the Top Tax Rate Should Be 80%

Informed Americans understand that an economic war has been waged against the middle and lower classes.

The New American Order

Out of the chaos of this prolonged moment and inside the shell of the old system, a new culture, a new kind of politics, a new kind of governance is being born right before our eyes. Call it what you want. But call it something. Stop pretending it’s not happening.

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Trickle down, wealth tax, and war

The central advantage to a wealth tax is that it spreads the power to spend wealth throughout the society and thereby can better the society if done in an appropriate way.

Fracking wastewater may trigger earthquakes for decades even after operations cease

"That has some very interesting and I think important consequences for how we understand the hazard posed by oilfield wastewater disposal."

How a trojan horse project to rewrite our constitution could actually happen if Trump...

It’s often said that if Trump is reelected, it’ll be the end of democracy in America. But how could Trump get reelected,...

The taint on Trump

What has our country become? A country that accepts rapists as their leaders?

550,000 acres on fire in Alaska in latest sign of the climate crisis

Alaska's fires show the footprints of climate change in multiple ways.