Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Tag: wealth equality

It’s futile… We’re FEUDAL!!

If the economy crashes those FAT CATS can live off of their savings and bonuses for years... while YOU start selling apples on street corners!

Organizing the rich or the poor?

Which America will be ours after the pandemic?

Will the left leverage today’s stock surge/unemployment gap shocker?

Fat cats play the system like hungry lions stalking prey. The progressive challenge is to educate more voters how our predatory system helps the rich get richer.

New poll shows two-thirds of voters support a wealth tax to...

“There is growing concern about the influence large corporations and wealthy individuals have on American elections.”

Global millionaires—just 0.9% of population—now own nearly half of world’s $361...

The bottom 56 percent of the population owns just 1.8 percent of the world’s wealth.

Should we worry about income gaps within or between countries?

At the beginning of classes every autumn, I tease my students with the following question: Is it better to be poor in...

How to get money to increase the common good

Someone who has 50 billion dollars and keeps it for himself isn't really interested in the "common good."  You don't need 50...

States expanding opportunity through wealth taxes

States from Hawaii to Connecticut responded to extreme wealth concentration this year by expanding taxes on the assets of the very wealthy...

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House passes $740 billion defense bill amid the major struggles of the pandemic

“In the midst of a pandemic—as people across the country struggle to make rent, to pay their bills, to survive a deadly disease—it should be unthinkable.”

U.S. Cold War China policy will isolate the U.S, not China

The U.S. must stop pursuing its counterproductive effort to undermine China, and instead work with all our neighbors on this small planet.

Physicists: 90% chance of human society collapsing within decades

The model developed by the physicists depicts human population growth reaching a maximum level that is undermined by the shrinking of forests, which will not have enough resources left to sustain people.

Bernie groups break free of Dems: New party rising?

The beauty of the foregoing strategy is that it seeks a viable new party through a graduated series of accomplishable, grassroots-based electoral successes.
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Comparing poverty in India and America

But how does this compare to the worst forms of poverty in other countries?