Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Tag: wealth

The Pandemic is us (but now mostly them)

Power, wealth, and justice in the time of COVID-19.

U.S. billionaire wealth surges as COVID-19 pandemic worsens

As percentage of wealth, billionaire taxes have fallen 79% since 1980.

In divided Alaska, the choice is between paying for government or...

Alaskans will soon confront the dramatic effects of Republican Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s vetoes of US$444 million from the state operating budget of $8.3 billion,...

How wealthy have our super wealthy become?

It turns out we know far less, by contrast, about Americans who live amid great 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?

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Tech billionaires are actually dumber than you think

It turns out that many of today’s billionaires are selfish, lonely men fantasizing about how they will survive the end times they have played a part in creating.

‘Their greed knows no bounds’: analysis shows ongoing price gouging by oil giants

"Big Oil is boasting record profits and dragging their feet to pass any lower costs onto consumers in order to keep padding investors' pockets," said Accountable.US.

Wealthiest 10% responsible for nearly 50% of greenhouse gas emissions, study finds

“[I]t appears that climate policies over the past decades have often targeted low-income and low-emitter groups disproportionately, while leaving high emitters relatively unaffected.”

Choosing life in a pro-violence society

Post-Dobbs abortion access for military dependents is in question.

Low-paid workers are unionizing. Corporations are spending a ton to stop them.

A record number of workers are trying to form labor unions, a Center for Public Integrity analysis shows. Corporate America is alarmed.