Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Tag: billionaires

Billionaires celebrate their own social security freedom day

Social Security needs to get the money from where the money went.

The 500 richest people in the world got $237 billion richer...

Everything’s bigger in Richistan.

Organizing in a Brave New World

By articulating a vision of a more just world, going on offense, demanding more instead of accepting less, and aligning campaigns against the billionaires at the top, labor can inspire and organize a movement dedicated to redistributing wealth and power.

The Billionaire Oligarchs Don’t Give Out Bread Anymore, but They Gleefully...

Oligarchs keep the mind of the public off important crises while making money off of higher viewership of their diverting media.

Donald Trump: Superhero to Billionaires

Trump is a hero to the diamond-encrusted-penthouse-door coterie for his plan to turn the United States into a fiefdom in which billionaires rule for the benefit of billionaires.

The Billionaire Bankrolling the Latest Trade Deal Push

A corporate-backed study says the latest Washington trade scam will raise incomes — but for whom?

Democracy of the Billionaires

The most expensive election ever is a billionaire’s playground (except for Bernie Sanders). Will Bernie’s citizens beat Hillary’s billionaires?

At Stake in 2016: Ending the Vicious Cycle of Wealth and...

Regardless of who wins the presidency in November and which party dominates the next Congress, it is up to the rest of us to continue to organize and mobilize. Real reform will require many years of hard work from millions of us.

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Michigan judge accused of jeopardizing safety and democracy with reversal of open carry ban...

"There are voters who are afraid, there are election workers who are afraid."

Senators call for investigation into Border Patrol tracking phones without warrant

"...we urge you to investigate CBP’s warrantless use of commercial databases containing Americans’ information, including but not limited to Venntel’s location database.”

Why the Founders Would Decry What America has Become

If the Founding Fathers saw what the United States has become, they would be devastated. Poverty, income inequality, suppression of speaking ones mind, crime, war, and oligarch like behaviors all make up this new U.S. It is far from being the democracy it was created as.

‘Should be ashamed’: After installing Barrett, McConnell adjourns Senate for recess with no Covid...

“Small business owners, workers, and families are desperate for support—and lawmakers and the president abandoned them in order to focus on jamming through a historically non-transparent and extreme Supreme Court pick.”

$280m ‘dark money’ spent by US Christian right groups globally

Organizations led by some of Donald Trump’s most vocal allies and supporters have spent increasing amounts of money globally to influence foreign laws, policies and public opinion in order “to stir a backlash” against sexual and reproductive rights.