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Manufacturing dissent – The new culture war

The ruling class is laughing and the working class is ensnared in what I would call Societal Autoimmune Disorder (S.A.D.).

Working stiffs: Stop celebrating the super rich!!!

In this new Gilded Age of our current Military Industrial Empire the amount of wealth for many individuals is astounding.

Companies can either make things or make CEOs rich

Making breakthroughs for consumers is hard, companies have found. But making fortunes for CEOs is easy.

A tax on Wall Street trading is the best solution to...

This is a great example of a clearly defined policy that will directly reverse some of the upward redistribution of income over the last four decades.

These 8 men are richer than half the world’s population

The gap between the super-rich and the poor is greater than even a year ago.

The Wealth Gap Widens: Without Change People of Color Will Never...

If the trend continues for another 30 year time period the average white family’s net worth will grow by $18,000 a year while the average black household will see a growth of $750 and the average Hispanic household a growth of $2,250.

Income Inequality Is a Health Hazard—Even for the Rich

A public health researcher explains why life expectancy in the United States is falling, and it has to do with income inequality rising.

The Rigging of the American Market

The national debate about widening inequality only focuses on taxing the rich to redistribute their income downward. But what about the upward redistributions hidden inside the market from the rest of the rich?

The Morality of a $15 Minimum

A national movement is growing for a $15 an hour minimum wage rase—workers at fast-food and big-box retail establishments are striking for a raise. So when will corporate America start moving toward this goal?

Five Great American Hypocrisies

Which of the American 'exceptionalism' is most outrageous and destructive? Paul Buchheit discusses the top five hypocrisies of the super-patriots willing to overlook their own faults as they place themselves above other people.

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General Motors to run Ohio, Indiana factories with 100% wind p​ower

“Technology is driving solutions for mobility and safety in our vehicles, as well as the new energy solutions that build them.”

Want proof that corporate money influences politicians? This new study has it.

It really is no coincidence that the members of Congress who receive the most money from Wall Street are also the most hands-off on regulating it.

Trump on single payer healthcare: “A CURSE on this country and the American people.”

These craven Republicans are determined to destroy Obamacare without an adequate replacement.

Why are there so many young people in the white nationalist movement?

Racism and intolerance is being seeded in our youth all over the country.

Former Colorado beef ranch is now a thriving animal sanctuary

“We have never felt better or more healthy, both mentally and physically,” says the couple who started the Surf and Turf Animal Sanctuary.

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