Tuesday, September 28, 2021

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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Green hydrogen’s rapidly falling costs undermine the gas industry’s argument for blue hydrogen

Aside from those and other specific uses, the idea of a hydrogen economy should be retired, whether it’s blue or green.

ReTrolligans—how the GOP risks all, miming ‘trollish’ gate-crashing, lying, bullying & chaos

With a daring experiment, the scheming, conspiracy-riven Republicans are testing whether morphing into a party of boorish trolls works.

Victory: PennEast Pipeline stops development of natural gas pipeline

“This is a huge victory. Today, water, the environment, and people spoke louder than fossil fuels.”

The week of two high-stakes games of chicken

Neither of these games of chicken would be as fraught if Democrats were united.

‘We aren’t bluffing’: Progressives hold the line as Pelosi moves ahead with bipartisan bill

“If we don’t pass our agenda together—that's infrastructure AND paid leave, child care, climate action, and more—then we're leaving millions of working people behind.”