Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Tag: one percent

Nader calls for a new 1 percent

In his latest book, the critic and activist proposes the creation and activation of a new 1 percent – one that will expose “conditions of deprivation and abuse” and champion “basic fair play.”

Wall Street Should Pay a Sales Tax, Too

When a high-rolling trader buys millions of dollars’ worth of stocks or derivatives, there’s no levy at all.

One Percenters Get Their Own Special Social Welfare Deal

The IRS took five years to review the Crossroads GPS application for nonprofit social welfare status.

At Stake in 2016: Ending the Vicious Cycle of Wealth and...

Regardless of who wins the presidency in November and which party dominates the next Congress, it is up to the rest of us to continue to organize and mobilize. Real reform will require many years of hard work from millions of us.

How Trade Deals Boost the Top 1 Percent and Bust the...

While the White House thinks a trade deal will help the U.S. contain China’s power and influence, it will actually make global corporations in the U.S. even more powerful and influential than they've already become. The rich keep getting richer.

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Copout in Cairo: ‘they’ just don’t care 

"Act now with environmental responsibility at the core of ones daily life; act now to force governments and businesses to respond, or look around in ten years and see ashes in your hands."

Inequality kills. But we can stop the killing.

So argues a gripping new book from an activist physician who’s helped divine the keys to long and healthy life.

Biden accused of selling out rail workers by urging Congress to prevent strike

"Biden is siding with corporate rail bosses over the rank-and-file workers who voted against this agreement," said one progressive commentator after the president urged lawmakers to take action to force through a deal without paid sick leave.

Why Raphael Warnock’s reelection could tip the balance for America’s economic future 

“He’s there to work. He’s not there to make the backdoor deals. I wish we could have more senators like that.”

Leading ‘sustainable’ investment funds backing fossil fuels, research finds

“Lack of regulation makes for a Wild West of sustainable fund management”, Edward Lander from Ethical Consumer said.