Saturday, December 7, 2019

Tag: super rich

Graphic: Yes, the richest Americans really do pay less in taxes

"Will we tolerate it? Or will we take back our democracy from the oligarchs who run this country?"

While poorest scapegoated, analysis of 25 world’s wealthiest families a reminder...

"It's funny that the real truth about income inequality is not coming from the south like some would like you to believe—the sucking sound draining the middle-class is the 1 percent... Just saying."

Can inequality be hardwired into our DNA?

We need more than a moratorium on making inheritable edits in our genetic code. We need a moratorium on people getting rich off of editing our genes.

On the (Empire’s) Waterfront

Remember the famous taxicab scene from the great film On the Waterfront? Ex-boxer Terry Malloy (Marlon Brando) telling his older brother Charlie...

Dead end Amerika

We who ‘know better’ should teach our young that Socialism is not totalitarianism, or fascism. Rather, it can be a solution to this terrible and deadly income polarization our nation has been operating under.

The two 500 lb. gorillas in the room

Who needs the super rich? I don’t. Do you?

‘Must be the season of the RICH’

We are living in an age here in an Amerika that not only rivals the infamous Gilded Age (1870-1890) but surpasses it!

Incentive for terrorism: America has taken nearly 70% of the world’s...

Young lives are put at risk to ensure that a few thousand American households are free to take most of the wealth. 

Why we must raise taxes on corporations and the wealthy, not...

That’s what rational politicians would do if they weren’t in the pockets of big corporations and the wealthy. 

The 3 Americans who should pay for Medicare-for-All

Will the super-rich support American health?

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Malignant normality silently takes hold in America

The national media should free itself from this president’s constant demand for exposure and attention.

What’s wrong with the republicans?

Fruits of the twin roots of evil: Slavery and imperial expansion.

The bee is officially on the verge of extinction

With our own health and well-being directly linked to these insects, we have to make it a priority to ensure the bee population's survival.
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Sweden provides free higher education, universal healthcare, free daycare — why can’t the U.S.?

In Sweden, healthcare costs are largely subsided by the state. Daycare and preschool programs are mostly free. College and university are free. Public transportation is subsidized for many users.

Bernie Sanders tops new California poll—but you wouldn’t have known it by reading this...

In latest #BernieBlackout example, Sanders’ deputy campaign manager notes it took major newspaper “three paragraphs to mention who is leading.”