Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Tag: political spending

New study reveals billions of dollars in political spending by US...

Out of $3.4 billion spent by trade associations over 10 years, nearly $2.2 billion went towards advertising and promotion, with the oil and gas industry the biggest spender.

Even Republicans Agree: Money Isn’t Speech

A grossly unequal amount of political spending is going towards Republican candidates. They should remember: if political speech is measured in million-dollar campaign contributions, then by definition it isn’t free.

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Sanders challenges US aid to Israel, citing Gaza conflict and domestic needs

Senator Bernie Sanders stands against the $10 billion military aid to Israel's Netanyahu government amidst Gaza's humanitarian crisis, urging focus on U.S. domestic challenges.

Wheels coming off

What unifies this country: Common values and common knowledge.

US munitions in deadly Gaza strikes: Amnesty International calls for war crimes investigation

Amnesty International's investigation reveals US-made weapons in Israeli air strikes on Gaza, killing civilians and igniting calls for a war crimes probe.

The unseen cost of cigarette pollution: Billions in environmental damage

The yearly economic cost of cigarette plastic waste amounts to approximately $26 billion.

Billionaire Heirs: The accelerating $5.2 trillion wealth transfer

Without robust wealth and inheritance taxes the children and grandchildren of today's billionaires will dominate our future politics, economy, culture, and philanthropy."