Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Tag: the 1 percent

The notion that white workers elected Trump is a myth that...

Trump didn’t win the working class. The Democrats lost it.

Stunning truths about the bloated safety net for the wealthy

It's not a game for the 200 million struggling Americans who depend on tax revenue for education and housing and health care. 

The absurd amount of entitlements that go to rich people

Wealthy Americans complain about ‘entitlements’ for the poor, but they keep collecting their own entitlements, to a degree that average Americans can only dream about.

Filling in the magic asterisk: The Republican tax reform proposal

We might want to tell Speaker Ryan to keep his magic asterisks and leave the tax rates for the rich alone.

Donald Trump against the world

The birth of a new nationalist world order

Stop tax breaks for the rich: create a new tax system...

It is time for us to speak out and do something about the tax breaks for the wealthy.

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Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."

800 scientists sign declaration of support for global climate justice activists

"We believe it is our moral duty to act now, and we urge other scientists to join us in helping to protect humanity’s only home."

America’s dairyland may have a PFAS problem

First, there was Fred Stone, the third-generation dairy farmer in Maine who discovered that the milk from his cows contained harmful chemicals. Then...

Trump is selling out America in Syria and beyond

The most xenophobic and isolationist American president in modern history has been selling America to foreign powers for his personal benefit. That’s...
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Homewreckers: How Wall Street, banks & Trump’s inner circle used the 2008 housing crash...

We speak with investigative reporter Aaron Glantz about his new book “Homewreckers,” which looks at the devastating legacy of the foreclosure crisis...