Friday, January 22, 2021

Tag: economy

High taxes – And the Reagan response

“I would suggest going back to our older society by raising taxes on the rich and enforcing anti-trust laws.”

You don’t want to imagine an ocean without coral reefs—but you...

Scientists call the coral reefs the “rainforests of the sea,” because coral reefs—like rainforests—are highly diverse ecosystems; their destruction would lead to the extinction of a large number of species.

Trickle-down economics doesn’t work but build-up does—is Biden listening?

Trickle-down economics is a cruel hoax. The benefits of build-up economics are real.

ACTION ALERT: NYT erases US economic war against Venezuela

Please remind the New York Times that as a U.S. paper, it has an obligation to cover the effects of U.S. government policy on countries like Venezuela.

Study of 50 years of tax cuts for rich confirms ‘trickle...

“Major tax cuts for the rich since the 1980s have increased income inequality, with all the problems that brings, without any offsetting gains in economic performance.”

New research shows ‘pandemic profits’ of billionaires could fully fund $3,000...

“America’s billionaires could pay for a major Covid relief bill and still not lose a dime of their pre-virus riches.”

Building a better and fairer economy

Despite all the arguments in our own society against socialist systems, this sort of system could include the best parts of capitalist systems.

Why America’s future depends on rebuilding our factories

Biden’s Build Back Better campaign will make commonsense investments in U.S. manufacturing that put millions to work and ensure a reliable, high-quality supply of critical goods.

Inhumane, criminal: What the US Congress is refusing to do for...

While Americans are suffering, these politicians in the Senate don’t lack for anything. In this Congress more than half of its members are millionaires.

With pandemic a ‘tipping point,’ UN warns 1 billion more people...

Unless strong and meaningful action is taken now, including major social investments and a Green New Deal-style program, the Covid-19 crisis will make an already dire economic situation much worse.

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Keystone XL pipeline canceled. Here’s what it means for the future fight against fossil...

“Rescinding KXL’s permit is a promising early signal that the new administration is listening to our concerns and will take issues of climate and Indigenous justice seriously. We have to insist that it not stop there.”

Former US Marine charged with assaulting police officers during Capitol riots

“What are we supposed to do? Supreme Court’s not helping us. No one’s helping us. Only us can help us. Only we can do it.”

Conservatives Criticize Michelle Obama For Bare Arms, Stay Silent On Melania Trump’s Nude Poses

Trump's wife, possible future First Lady, receives no criticism for nude photoshoots while Michelle Obama is insulted for bare arms.

The Capitol insurrection and white supremacist infiltration of U.S. Police

Domestic terrorism from far-right groups is a significant threat to America’s safety and security.

Is US presidential candidate Joe Biden a war criminal?

Joe Biden had supported the Iraq War of 2003. But no one knows why he is running away from the truth.