Monday, October 21, 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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Bernie urges FDA to swiftly resolve drug recall

"We also believe that FDA’s responsibility to American patients includes a responsibility to be transparent when possible, a commitment that has not been fulfilled in this case.”

Pete Buttigieg is a sharp corporate tool

The mayor continues to falsely characterize Medicare for All -- no matter how much confusion and disinformation he creates along the way.

Video shows Florida cop pushing teen off roof

“Massiah's decision to push the suspect off the roof could have resulted in significant injury.”

‘Corruption’ and ‘disgrace’: White House confirms that G7 summit will exclude any mention of...

"Not only is Trump using the powers of the presidency to enrich himself, which is blatantly unconstitutional. He is ignoring a massive international crisis that threatens humanity. What a disgrace."

Military spending’s out of control while slashing it could easily fund Medicare for All

Moment of truth on military spending in the NY Times.