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As I look ahead to this coming year, a number of thoughts come to mind. First and foremost, against an enormous amount of corporate media noise and distraction, it is imperative that we not lose ...
by Senator Bernie Sanders
Comment Count 74 comments on Tue Dec 30, 2014 at 09:15 AM PST with 200 Recommends
At least according to the Tax Justice Network : Super-Rich Hide $21 Trillion in Secret Tax Havens , Says Tax Justice Network by Lyneka Little, abcnews.go.com -- Jul 23, 2012 The super-rich are ...
by jamess
Comment Count 82 comments on Sun Jul 29, 2012 at 10:32 AM PDT with 139 Recommends
Transportation money ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 119 comments on Thu Jul 07, 2011 at 04:00 PM PDT with 98 Recommends
PPP hasn't published the poll results on their website yet but it was leaked to both Alison Lundergan Grimes' (D. KY) campaign and to the Huffington Post and here's some very good news to report: ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 68 comments on Thu Jun 26, 2014 at 07:56 AM PDT with 88 Recommends
Last year, 26 corporations paid more to their CEOs than they paid in federal income taxes, neatly illustrating both that CEOs make too much and corporations don't pay nearly ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 32 comments on Thu Aug 16, 2012 at 10:00 AM PDT with 72 Recommends
In another of those moments designed to make you feel like you'd have to be a forensic accountant to have the most ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 45 comments on Mon Oct 29, 2012 at 12:01 PM PDT with 60 Recommends
Increase the Captial Gain Tax Rate -- that's a battle cry that can send the Right Wing World View go spinning off its axis ...
by jamess
Comment Count 47 comments on Sun Feb 20, 2011 at 09:56 AM PST with 39 Recommends
Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a ...
by Onomastic
Comment Count 40 comments on Tue Nov 08, 2011 at 10:18 AM PST with 33 Recommends
Well if you're an employee (or insider-investor) in Bain Capital, you use this little-known accounting trick called Co-investing . What is a Co-investment? Equity co-investment -- Wikipedia An ...
by jamess
Comment Count 13 comments on Mon Aug 06, 2012 at 06:49 AM PDT with 30 Recommends
U.S. Senator Carl Levin (D. MI) marches on with his mission to close corporate tax loopholes: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-02-04/levin-corporate-loophole-plan-in-u-s-raises-200-billion-taxes.
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 20 comments on Tue Feb 05, 2013 at 04:46 PM PST with 28 Recommends
Is it Socialism when ... "we see McDonald's advising workers to apply for food stamps" ... ? Is it Socialism when ... "low wages leave Wal-Mart workers unable to afford the necessities of life,
by jamess
Comment Count 18 comments on Thu Dec 05, 2013 at 06:39 PM PST with 26 Recommends
We have a basic Math problem -- Not a deficit problem. And with most Math problems there are two sides to every equation. There's a spending/investing side, and there's a revenue/earnings side. ...
by jamess
Comment Count 50 comments on Sat Mar 23, 2013 at 10:32 AM PDT with 26 Recommends
Republicans are AGAINST ... the Minimum Wage . Not just against Raising the Minimum Wage -- but they are against the actual IDEA of the Minimum Wage, itself. Simply incredible . Incredible faith ...
by jamess
Comment Count 39 comments on Sat Dec 07, 2013 at 01:41 PM PST with 24 Recommends
Sometimes it pays to be a heartless, Job-crushing Millionaire ... and Pays, and Pays, and Pays ...
by jamess
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Jan 12, 2012 at 08:33 PM PST with 24 Recommends
Economist Robert Reich makes a few New Year's Predictions: New Years Prediction (II): ...
by jamess
Comment Count 35 comments on Thu Dec 30, 2010 at 11:16 AM PST with 24 Recommends
And with most Math problems there are two sides to every equation. There's a spending/investing side, and there's a revenue/earnings side. Want to get rid of the National Debt -- then get rid of ...
by jamess
Comment Count 26 comments on Thu Mar 21, 2013 at 07:10 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
Not only were the Republicans directly responsible for crashing the economy that ruined millions of American's lives, but for the past four years they have actively attempted to make things much ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 11 comments on Thu Feb 28, 2013 at 10:33 AM PST with 21 Recommends
The Republicans have done a masterful job of using language to convince the electorate to vote for policies that are not in their best interest. In the ongoing discussion of "Why Language Matters", ...
by Connection
Comment Count 20 comments on Sat Jul 14, 2012 at 02:58 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
Note: this is a cross-post from The Realignment Project . Follow us ...
by Vikingkingq
Comment Count 27 comments on Sat Apr 16, 2011 at 02:48 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
BUT it's probably not the one you've been conditioned to first think of. No these 'Welfare Recipients' are very careful to use the language of "economic growth" to disguise their Government ...
by jamess
Comment Count 18 comments on Sun Apr 07, 2013 at 09:21 AM PDT with 19 Recommends