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5 Reasons the Top Tax Rate Should Be 80%

Informed Americans understand that an economic war has been waged against the middle and lower classes.

The Morality of a $15 Minimum

A national movement is growing for a $15 an hour minimum wage rase—workers at fast-food and big-box retail establishments are striking for a raise. So when will corporate America start moving toward this goal?

New 2015 Wealth Data: US Inequality at Its Ugliest

According to the Credit Suisse Global Wealth Databook, the wealthy elite's continuing disdain for the poor, the middle class and people all around the world is disturbing. These wealth gap realities are victimizing the great majority of Americans.

CEOs Call for Wage Increases for Workers! What’s the Catch?

The powerful peers of the corporate plutocracy are frightened by wealth inequality happening in America. While many are looking to fix it, their concern is not driven by moral outrage at the injustice, but rather by self-interest.

Five Ways Congress Disposes of Poor Minorities

"The casualty gap is 'an inconvenient truth' that both parties choose to ignore." Congress seems to cause no fuss when it comes to disposing of vulnerable Americans.

Why Progressives Must Stay United

A progressive movement is needed to overcome widening economic inequality and the legacy of racial inequality in America. We must take back our economy and democracy from the moneyed interests that now control both.

The American State of Mind; Two Contrasting Perspectives

There is a huge inequality of wealth issue in the United States separating citizens into two groups: the 1% and the 99%. If this unjust gap continues, the U.S. is going to see a societal eruption fighting for equality. The clock is ticking.

Poor-Shaming 2.0

Why do Republicans insist on humiliating low-income households when it comes to their qualification for aid to access the Internet? It's shameful that GOP officials continue to demean people in need.

Debunking the Debased Gospel of Wealth: ‘1 Percent Deserve Loot Plus...

Among today’s most corrupt big lies, the biggest whopper that deserves ceaseless debunking is that collective affluence answers solely to a band of elite wizards. This upside-down fairy tale pals around with other such delusions.

VIDEO: #12. Most Important of All: Get Big Money Out of...

All that we need to do as a nation is achievable only if we get big money out of politics because an economy that works for everyone is a democracy that works. So it's about time we put an end to dark money.

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Janet Yellen and the Fed: Progressives should pay attention

This should be the basis for unseating Trump, not the sabotage of the economy.

Why hurricanes Harvey and Irma won’t lead to action on climate change

The hurricanes of Harvey and Irma will be a catalyst for a new age of realism regarding the hazards of climate change.

Rohingya Genocide – Links to corporatism, geopolitics & wahhabism

Fake news corporate media uses atrocity propaganda to sell sensational stories, and politicians use faux outrage to bully Myanmar’s leaders.

The 3 Americans who should pay for Medicare-for-All

Will the super-rich support American health?

Populist victories won in this conservative Colorado town

Progressive upstarts pulled off a stunning upset.

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