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Tag: mega rich

26 billionaires own as much as world’s 3.8 billion poorest people

“Inequality is not inevitable,” the report says, “it’s a political choice.” 

Majority of Americans support a 70% tax rate for mega-rich

"I don't think it's surprising. What we see, overall, is that the vast majority of Americans know that income inequality is one of the biggest issues of our time."

Billionaires made more money in 2017 than any other year in...

Meanwhile, 18.5 million Americans live in extreme poverty and "5.3 million live in Third World conditions of absolute poverty."

Tax cuts for the rich help the rich, not you

Big money will pull out all the stops to sell you a tax plan that exclusively benefits the wealthy. Don’t buy it.

Kochs and Trump team up to cut billionaires’ taxes

Americans may be in for a long fall “health-wise” and “economy-wise.”

Billionaire donors plot a ‘renaissance of freedom’ – for the privileged

Who needs roads when you've got a private jet?

Seattle makes history – passes ‘tax the rich’ income tax

Kshama Sawant: “When we fight, we win.”

How not to make the budget balance on the backs of...

Limiting deductions and exclusions would be rational, fiscally responsible, and fair.

The absurd amount of entitlements that go to rich people

Wealthy Americans complain about ‘entitlements’ for the poor, but they keep collecting their own entitlements, to a degree that average Americans can only dream about.

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16 Democrats join GOP to pass controversial Israel Security Assistance Support Act

In a surprising bipartisan move, 16 Democrats break ranks to support a GOP-led bill compelling U.S. military aid to Israel, despite President Biden’s veto threat and significant human rights concerns.

Trump’s alleged $1 billion campaign deal with Big Oil: $110 billion windfall revealed

An investigation into Donald Trump’s alleged quid pro quo offer to oil executives uncovers potential tax savings of $110 billion, raising serious ethical, legal, and environmental concerns.

Trump’s alleged $1 billion oil deal exposed: Media blackout raises alarms

A stunning quid pro quo promise to Big Oil executives by former President Donald Trump receives scant coverage, raising questions about media integrity and democratic accountability.

Florida bans sale and distribution of lab-grown meat throughout state

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis passed a ban on lab-grown meat with similar initiatives being considered in Arizona, Alabama and Tennessee.

Biden administration moves to reclassify marijuana: A major shift in US drug policy

President Biden’s Department of Justice takes historic steps to reclassify marijuana, aiming to end a ‘failed approach’ and recognize its medical benefits, sparking mixed reactions from lawmakers and advocates.