Monday, January 24, 2022

Tag: super rich

The super-rich have taken almost all of it

The very richest Americans seem far removed from the notion of shared prosperity that could have made us a nation to be envied.

How South Dakota became a tax haven for the super-rich

As the Pandora Papers exposed, for the last 30 years, multimillionaires and billionaires have parked their wealth in the state of South Dakota to avoid taxation and secure dynastic wealth for generations.

The least sympathetic people in the entire world?

They just may be the super rich who’ve bought mega-million condos in midtown Manhattan’s now infamous needle towers.

Will fanboys for grand fortune ever flame out?

Not likely. Our super rich need the fog they create.

Amerikan Republic: Without the banana!

As this new Biden administration will reveal, just like with Obama before him, little will be done to counteract the super rich who run this empire.

“It’s going to be a billionaire Thanksgiving.” Wealth of US richest...

“The increases in billionaire wealth continue to defy gravity in the real economy where millions have lost their jobs, health, and livelihoods.”

No, we’re not all in this together. How the super-rich are...

There are at least three good reasons why wealthy Americans should be doing a LOT MORE to give something back to the nation that made them rich.

Time to rein in the super rich

The voice of the people needs to be heard. Not through violence but consistent demand en mass.

Are America’s rich getting tired of winning?

European social scientists see poverty as “social exclusion,” the incapacity to lead the life that most of society considers minimally decent.

Papers owned by oligarchs unsurprisingly oppose a wealth tax

It’s true that judges, particularly those appointed by politicians backed by the wealthy, might put barriers in the way of a wealth tax

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Want true, wrenching, life-altering ‘grievances?’ Don’t look to right-wing base complaints

What social, ethnic, class or work group doesn’t have far more cause to feel disrespected, mistreated or exploited than Trump whiners?

Legislators urge Biden to overhaul drone program

Fifty legislators recently sent a letter to President Joe Biden requesting him to overhaul U.S. counterterrorism policy to center human rights and the protection of civilians.

Biden’s dangerous refusal to reverse Trump’s Western Sahara policy

The answer could determine the fate not just of the Western Sahara, but that of the entire international legal order for many decades to come.

US staged a coup in Ukraine – here’s why and how

The truth about the coup in Ukraine is that it hasn’t benefited anyone other than the warmongers.

A very long war

From Vietnam to Afghanistan and detours along the way.