Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Tag: Elon Musk

The monsters of American capitalism

Three of its prime exemplars: Trump, Bankman-Fried's, and Musk!

Does Elon Musk have a right to destroy Twitter?

Do we really think that the super-wealthy should be allowed to control so much wealth and wield so much influence?

Elon Musk plans to profit from Twitter, not create a town...

His acquisition of Twitter, a powerful opinion platform, as a private company also further cements his power.

Elon Musk: visionary or billionaire troll?

Elon Musk is exhibit A in building the case that billionaires should be abolished.

‘Elon, there are rules’: EU says Twitter must comply with new...

"If [Twitter] does not comply with our law there are sanctions—6% of the revenue and, if they continue, banned from operating in Europe."

Elon Musk is hiding the ball again on taxes

Fanboys of the richest person on Earth are spinning bogus tales that swell the Musk fortune and embellish his ‘genius.’

Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, and you. Which one pays taxes?

Leaked IRS data shows just how little billionaires pay in taxes.

Musk’s and Bezos’s great escape

It’s understandable that the super wealthy might wish to escape the gravitational pull of the rest of us. But there’s really no escape.

Citizen Musk

We’re back to the excesses of the Gilded Age, and Elon Musk is a modern-day robber baron.

Musk, Trump, and the second Gilded Age

Will their audacity and excesses usher in a second progressive era?

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The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.

Biden wielding DNC to guard against Progressive challenge

"Just 34 percent of Americans describe Biden as honest and trustworthy -- a new low for his presidency."

Pfizer’s record-shattering $100 billion in revenue denounced as ‘sickening’

"A people-funded vaccine should be cheap and freely available."

99% of US coal plants cost more to run than replace with new renewables,...

“There’s a huge opportunity here to invest in coal communities, build local economic resilience and save money in the process.”

Four dark secrets about America

What America needs is a thorough transformation and a reset of the economic and political systems, which are now on dangerous and unsustainable paths.