Tuesday, April 16, 2024

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Billionaires envision a new utopian city—to replace what they ruined

Silicon Valley’s wealthy elites have been secretly buying up land in one of California’s poorest counties to build a new city from the ground up. Who will stop them?

Which nation has taxed the rich the most?

Britain and the United States were once the top two—have times changed?

300+ economists, millionaires, and elected officials to G20: ‘Tax extreme wealth’

While billionaire wealth surged to an all-time high, around 165 million people were thrown into poverty during the pandemic.

Rich men versus the rest of us

The new country hit song, “Rich Men North of Richmond,” embodies the GOP’s narrative of white male resentment. But collectivism and an embrace of racial diversity are far more powerful and popular.

How the super rich are killing Social Security

It’s going to run out of money before you can ever receive it if the rich don’t start paying their fair share.

World’s 500 richest people added $852 billion to their wealth in...

"They can afford to pay their fair share in taxes."

How the wealthy save billions in taxes by skirting a century-old...

Goldman Sachs and others have helped billionaires like Steve Ballmer see huge tax savings by selling stocks for a loss and then replacing them with nearly identical investments.

Can we talk sensibly about inequality and ignore the rich?

The poor don’t gain, in short, when societies ignore the rich.

Single billionaire produces a million times more emissions than average person:...

"These few billionaires together have 'investment emissions' that equal the carbon footprints of entire countries like France, Egypt, or Argentina."

What threatens Florida more, hurricanes or the rich?

Florida’s state government doesn’t call the shots. Florida’s rich do, and the continuing immensity of their after-tax incomes has turned out to matter far more to state policy than the well-being of Floridian families of modest means.

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Donald Trump faces groundbreaking criminal trial as first former U.S. President in the dock

With jury selection underway, the world watches as this unprecedented trial unfolds, potentially reshaping America's political landscape.

An urgent plea to leftists in the 6 battleground states likely to decide the...

If we want to remain a country where we still have the ability to agitate for justice and equality, then it’s incumbent on us to vote with that in mind.

Global uprising: Protests erupt worldwide against economic support for Gaza conflict

The wave of protests swept major cities across the globe, with significant disruptions reported on the Brooklyn Bridge in New York City, downtown Los Angeles, and key transport routes in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Will the center hold as elections descend to a war between gut grievances vs....

While Trumpian individualism now equates with rank criminality, social activism fosters greater collective prosperity, opportunities and growth for all.

Averting Crisis: Global Calls for Restraint as Tensions Escalate Between Israel and Iran

Amidst calls for peace, a night of retaliation heightens fears of an all-out war.