Saturday, July 13, 2024

Tag: Elon Musk

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?

Elon Musk and Rahm Emanuel’s new transportation scheme is a privatization...

The development is yet another example of Emanuel’s plan to transform Chicago into a city for the wealthy few.

Elon Musk is not the hero Puerto Rico needs

The island needs a revamped electric grid and fast, but privatization is not the answer.

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IRS reclaims over $1 billion from wealthy tax evaders in under a year

New IRS funding from the Inflation Reduction Act targets wealthy tax dodgers, reclaiming over $1 billion in unpaid taxes.

Only a despot-friendly Supreme Court, instead of reigning in WH crimes, opens the gates

The right’s ferocious war on the Constitution has now super-powered the executive, leaving Congress, the judiciary, regulators, and ordinary, law-abiding citizens in the lurch.

Two-thirds of Americans, including majority of Biden supporters, urge President to withdraw from 2024...

New poll reveals widespread belief that Biden should step aside, as Democrats consider alternatives.

Tariffs don’t protect jobs. Don’t be fooled.

When employees have become their own employers, they will make the quantities and qualities of a society’s jobs a key policy objective rather than a side-effect of policies focused elsewhere.

Inside China-focused Congressional hearings, panic, paranoia, and hypocrisy reign

China is not a threat because it’s threatening our security—China is a threat because it’s successful.