The Super-Rich Are Raking In Billions

By David Cay Johnson, DC Report. -

If you are in the 99% here is how well you are faring under Trump policies compared to the 1%: for each dollar of increased income that you earned in 2018, each One-Percenter got $88 more [...]

‘Green’ Billionaires Behind Suppression Of ‘Planet Of The Humans’

By Max Blumenthal, The Grayzone. -

It is hard to think of an American film that provoked a greater backlash in 2020 than “Planet of the Humans.” Focused on the theme of planetary extinction and fanciful proposals to ward it off, [...]

The Secret Reason Billionaires Love A Pandemic

By Lee Camp, Consortium News. -

Most billionaires don’t work harder, don’t think harder, and don’t know more. They have nothing over your average person except: a) luck b) sometimes inheriting a fortune and c) being more [...]

Secretive Right-Wing Nonprofit Plays Role In COVID-19 Organizing

By Alex Kotch, Center for Media and Democracy -

A shadowy right-wing nonprofit is helping coordinate coronavirus response strategy and promoting the lockdown protests. Working alongside close allies that have helped coordinate the protests, [...]

How The Super Rich Are Cheating The United States

By Paul Bucheit, Nation of Change. -

Media outlets keep telling us that we’re all together in this pandemic. But we’re not. The super-rich have separated themselves from the rest of us, with concierge medicine, private travel [...]

Billionaire Bonanza 2020

By Chuck Collins, Omar Ocampo and Sophia Paslaski, IPS-DC.org. -

Billionaires dominate our politics, culture, and economy. Their wealth, as this report shows, has concentrated mightily over the last four decades — even as the number of U.S. households with [...]

Billionaire Taxes Decreased By 79% Since 1980

By Bob Lord and Chuck Collins, Inequality.org. -

Conventional economic wisdom says a time of crisis is not the moment to enact tax increases. But, as Eric Toder at the Tax Policy Center recently pointed out: “[Tax experts] can begin to think of [...]

How The Rich And Powerful Put Their Wealth Above Public Health

By Gin Armstrong, Eyes On The Ties. -

While millions are facing health and financial uncertainty and unemployment rolls are reaching record levels due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, a small group of wealthy elites are thriving. [...]