Friday, October 23, 2020

Tag: the 1%

In 33 years the richest 10% of Americans could have 100%...

The three men at the top of the Forbes 400 richest list hold more wealth than the total wealth of the poorest half of Americans, so how many of you are really surprised?

Mobilize for system change

We too can choose whether we want a future of solidarity where human needs and protection of the planet come before profits or whether we will continue down the path where corporations and the politicians they fund deny access to basic needs.

One-third of Americans can’t afford food, housing or health care

The wide range of scores reflect the growing wealth gap in America.

The 500 richest people in the world got $237 billion richer...

Everything’s bigger in Richistan.

Through the GOP, the wealthy are waging war on the old

Dignity, health, and security are endangered by this war on the elderly — a war that must be resisted.

The Growing Case for Massive Taxes on the Rich

Society's takers, hoarders, and cheaters just ignore the injustice, and go on avoiding taxes while they blame the less fortunate for their own misfortunes.

Making the Economy Work for the Many, Not the Few: #8...

Our democracy’s Founding Fathers did not want a privileged aristocracy. Yet that’s the direction we’re going in. The tax on inherited wealth is one of the major bulwarks against it. That tax should be increased and strengthened.

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Judge vacates Trump SNAP rule that would remove thousands off food stamps

The proposed rule change by the USDA “radically and abruptly alters decades of regulatory practice, leaving States scrambling and exponentially increasing food insecurity for tens of thousands of Americans.”
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Watch: Why Trump’s judges are the worst of the worst

How has Trump had so many vacancies to fill?
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How to stop Trump from stealing the election

Congress has decided contested elections only three times in U.S. history, in 1801, 1825, and 1877. Could it happen in 2020?

Why the Founders Would Decry What America has Become

If the Founding Fathers saw what the United States has become, they would be devastated. Poverty, income inequality, suppression of speaking ones mind, crime, war, and oligarch like behaviors all make up this new U.S. It is far from being the democracy it was created as.

ExxonMobil claims shift on climate but continues to fund climate science deniers

The company’s professed support for a carbon tax is a disingenuous public relations ploy to delay government action.