Saturday, May 25, 2019

Tag: wealth

Socialism for the rich, capitalism for the rest

Meanwhile, most Americans are subject to an increasingly harsh and arbitrary capitalism.

The big economic switcheroo

America’s wealthy have never been wealthier. They should pay their fair share of taxes. The big switcheroo should be reversed.

The inequality to be suffered by our children

Unless progressive policies are demanded by American voters, most of our children and grandchildren will suffer from the continuing expansion of a Great-Depression-like wealth gap that already "dwarfs" the rest of the developed world.

Infographic: This is how much equality a $30 trillion inheritance can...

What it means to be an heir in the U.S., and a few big ideas on how to use the largest intergenerational wealth transfer ever.

An arena full of the richest Americans would own as much...

We just have to hope Americans have learned about the greed and deception of that arena full of super-rich.

Yes, deniers, millions of Americans are among the poorest people in...

Why is it so hard for people with wealth and power to admit all this?

What’s killing America’s middle class?

Just as progressives deliberately pushed public policies to create the middle class, so are today's economic royalists deliberately pushing plutocratic policies to destroy it.

How inequality is killing off humanity

In the U.S., where wealth inequality is extreme and getting worse, the richest .01 percent are wealth-obese.

How our banking system destroys the free market

The foundation of an economy is money. And if the creation, value and availability of that money are controlled by few elites instead of a free market then it doesn’t matter how complex and a giant system we build.

A new rationalization for riches

Activists today are exploring encouraging pathways to a New Economy that sustains both our planet and greater equality.

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New poll shows the majority of Americans don’t want Roe v. Wade overturned

Americans don't agree with the new abortion bans in Alabama and Georgia.

Will Biden’s dog whistles for racism catch up with him?

Denial of that reality could help him win the party’s nomination -- and then help Donald Trump get re-elected.

Hillary’s call for Chinese meddling in 2020 is no joking matter

China already interfered with a presidential election once on behalf of Democrats.

This is how Republics die

"America will not 'bounce back' from the Trump presidency when it ends, and may lose all ability to recover at all if that presidency lasts six rather than two more years."

‘Becoming a green, sustainable society:’ Shorter work weeks is one of several strategies

"This new paper from Autonomy is a thought experiment that should give policymakers, activists and campaigners more ballast to make the case that a Green New Deal is absolutely necessary."

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