Tag: the 1%
Do you need luck to get really rich?
A little ruthlessness, Elon reminds us, can go a long way.
Worshiping markets, genuflecting to grand fortune
Our conventional political wisdom, here in the United States, tends to see utopians as lefty egalitarians of one sort or another, clueless...
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.