Monday, June 17, 2019

Tag: rich

Reign in the ‘recklessness of Wall Street:’ Bernie Sanders and Barbara...

"It is long past time for Congress to rein in the recklessness of Wall Street billionaires and build an economy that works for all Americans."

How wealthy is America

We have a lot of wealth per capita. Why can't we share it?

A plaintive plea from America’s rich: Let’s change the subject!

Other candidates, most notably Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, begrudge plenty and have specific proposals for changing the rules that let wealth keep concentrating.

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?

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No justice: Prosecutors throw out charges in Flint water crisis

“Words cannot express how disappointed I am that justice continues to be delayed and denied to the people of my city."

A ‘Poor People’s Moral Budget’ because ‘everybody has the right to live’

"For too long, we have turned to those with wealth and power to solve our most pressing social problems."

US cyber attack on Russia’s power grid is an ‘act of war’ (according to...

How about an international negotiation to end mutual cyber attacks that would include international controls and monitoring, and penalties for violations?

If Donald Trump is the symptom…then what’s the disease?

The Donald caught the spirit of a moment in which both imperial and economic decline, however unacknowledged by the Washington political elite, had indeed begun.

Congressman’s wife pleads guilty to misusing campaign funds

Margaret Hunter recently pleaded guilty in federal court to her and her husband using their campaign funds as their private bank account for years.

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