Thursday, October 28, 2021

Tag: poor

Poor-Shaming 2.0

Why do Republicans insist on humiliating low-income households when it comes to their qualification for aid to access the Internet? It's shameful that GOP officials continue to demean people in need.

How to Steal from the Taxpayers While Blaming the Poor

As poor Americans continue to get blamed for being poor, it's the free-market system that pays them too little to avoid being dependent on the safety net—the vicious circle of hypocrisy.

A Middle-Class Tax Revolt? You Bet!!!

Welfare in the U.S. flows vertically in two directions from a single source—the middle-class. The redistribution of wealth that flows up to the rich is far greater and more concentrated than the wealth that flows down to the poor. This is a major problem.

Entitlements Are Bankrupting America. But the Rich Keep Taking Them.

With extreme inequality plaguing the U.S., the rich continue to bankrupt the middle and lower classes. They have a feeling of entitlement from our nation's many years of productivity. We have to stop ignoring the real problem.

The Rise of the Working Poor and the Non-Working Rich

There is a widening inequality between the working poor and the non-working rich. The ideal that America’s growing inequality is often justified doesn’t hold up—instead, it's undermining the moral foundations of American capitalism.

The Corporate Debt to Society: $10,000 Per Household, Per Year

The Alaska Permanent Fund proved a success, therefore an America Permanent Fund (APF), based on that program, would benefit both the rich and poor. We all deserve to receive some national productivity.

Wall Street’s Threat to the American Middle Class

It's nice that presidential aspirants are talking about rebuilding America’s middle class. But in order to do so, they have to take direct aim at Wall Street, the ones that finance their campaigns.

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Personal interview: Abby Martin what are the prospects for peace?

Abby Martin is an American journalist, TV presenter and activist who continues her work opposing imperialism and promoting peace, as an independent filmmaker and journalist.

Despite cutbacks, ExxonMobil continues to fund climate science denial

ExxonMobil has spent more than $39 million to manufacture doubt about climate science.

‘Bottom line,’ says Bernie Sanders, deal must include Medicare expansion, lower drug prices

"Congress must finally have the courage to stand up to the greed of Big Pharma."

‘All you have to do is follow the money’: Ilhan Omar rebukes corporate...

“It is corporate greed, and the lawmakers who serve them,” argues the Minnesota Democrat, “who are betraying the values of our party and the American people.”

The persecution of Steven Donziger

“Why am I the one being locked up? I helped hold [Chevron] accountable.”