Saturday, April 20, 2019

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Reaching critical mass on taxing the rich

“Taxing the annual gains generated by wealth closes a host of loopholes, while raising the sort of revenue needed to keep Social Security and Medicare secure for years to come.”

The 12 biggest myths about raising taxes on the rich

So the next time you hear one of these myths, know the truth.

End taxes that favor the rich; confront inequality and implement an...

More progressive and ecological taxation is essential to fund the ecosocialist Green New Deal for climate and economic security.

Fox’s Katie Pavlich falsely claims that ‘the top 1 percent pay...

In 2016, the top 1 percent paid 37.3 percent of individual income taxes.

Cheating, bribes & lies: DOJ charges dozens of rich parents &...

Prosecutors have charged 33 parents, including Hollywood stars Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin.

A way out of the money trap

We hardly even see these super-rich who hold that 1/10 of 1% of our nation's wealth. They don't live anywhere near where we live. They don't usually eat in the places we eat. Sadly, they say that in our country 'Royalty is dead' ... well, it isn't and never was.

Have the rich always laughed at stiff taxes?

In other words, seriously taxing the rich will always be impossible. So why bother even trying?

Survival of the richest

Real people in the real world, those not at the top, have experienced a decade of ever greater instability, while the inequality gap of this beyond-gilded age is sure to shape a truly messy world ahead.

Tax the rich? Most Americans think it’s a great idea

"This is about politicians catching up to where Americans have been."

Trump wants socialism for the rich, harsh capitalism for the rest

Trump perfected the art of using bankruptcy to shield himself from the consequences of bad decisions – socialism for the rich at its worst – while leaving employees twisting in the wind.

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‘Not me, us:’ Despite odd criticisms, Bernie Sanders’ 2020 campaign gains momentum

Just a few years ago most of the left internationally would have laughed at the thought that a Jeremy Corbyn in the U.K. or a Bernie Sanders in the United States could become the leaders of these important countries, it now appears that such victories are almost within reach.

Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."

Fossil fuel companies are enlisting police to crack down on protesters

State lawmakers across the country are advancing bills to increase penalties for demonstrators who interfere with 'critical infrastructure,' such as pipelines and gas terminals.
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Chomsky: By focusing on Russia, Democrats handed Trump a ‘huge gift’ & possibly the...

The Democrats aren’t going after the real issues. They’re looking for something else – the Democratic establishment.

Following Warren’s announcement, Sanders vows to ban fracking and all new fossil fuel projects

"If we fail to substantially cut the amount of carbon in our atmosphere in under 11 years, the human, environmental, and economic costs will be severe and irreversible."

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