Friday, July 3, 2020

Tag: wealth inequality

Four numbers that show America’s disdain for its most vulnerable people

Now, with a quarter of the population facing economic collapse, the need for a guaranteed income is magnified to a level last seen in the Great Depression.

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.

A tale of two pandemics

In one, billionaires are sheltering in place on their yachts in the Caribbean, and wealthy families are safely quarantining in multimillion-dollar mansions. In the other boats sit people risking their lives for their jobs and people without incomes going hungry.

The COVID-19 class divide

If the Essentials aren’t sufficiently protected, the Unpaid are forced back to work earlier than is safe, and the Forgotten remain forgotten, no one can be secure.

Get dumped food to the hungry

In America, the so-called wealthiest nation on earth, tens of millions go hungry while food is dumped because no one in government can get it together to get it to them.

Defending humanity against the elite coup

The global elite has engineered this latest crisis after many years of planning so that it can take control of the Earth and everything on it.

Does the coronavirus crisis have to end with a wealthier wealthy?

These wealthy few can exploit the vulnerabilities of societies in crisis to make themselves even wealthier.

Four numbers that scream “Vote for Bernie!”

Bernie’s fight is for social justice, and for social responsibility. The beaten-down center of America will take the first step in the battle against inequality if it listens to him.

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.”

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The USPS is the only organization that was forced to pre-pay for health benefits...

“The Postal Service's $15 billion debt is a direct result of the mandate.”

Senate kills amendment to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan

“The pandemic clearly shows that expensive endless wars that cost $6 trillion from taxpayers make Americans less safe as they take funds from critical needs like healthcare.”

House passes massive infrastructure bill, Senate Majority Leader calls it ‘nonsense’

The $1.5 trillion package includes investing in clean energy, public lands, and transit systems and focused less on building new roads.

Future US presidents must not be allowed to manage any type of pandemic

We can’t keep doing things “the old way’, especially when they don’t work. It’s time to make this critically important change.

Medicare for All over militarism

Although it doesn’t seem to interest most American voters, militarism is now as much of a domestic as it is a foreign policy issue.