How Officials Discuss Foreign Policy When Nobody’s Watching

By John McEvoy, The Canary. -

On 11 September 1973, the Chilean military violently removed the elected government of Salvador Allende and installed a dictatorship under Augusto Pinochet. UK-manufactured arms were used in the [...]

A Bus Tour Pushes For Higher Taxes On The Rich

By Jarod Facundo, Inequality.org -

The GOP Tax Cuts and Jobs Act enacted late in 2017, the nonpartisan Congressional Research Service reported late this spring, has been a smashing success — for the U.S. corporations that have [...]

A Bus Tour Pushes For Higher Taxes On The Rich

By Jarod Facundo, Inequality.org -

The GOP Tax Cuts and Jobs Act enacted late in 2017, the nonpartisan Congressional Research Service reported late this spring, has been a smashing success — for the U.S. corporations that have [...]

Does A Presidential Candidate Who Thinks Billionaires Can Be ‘Deserving’ Deserve To Be President?

By Sam Pizzigati, Inequality.org -

The two dozen candidates for the Democratic Party’s 2020 presidential nomination all have extremely busy schedules. Especially this week, what with the first candidate debates in Miami. So none [...]

Society Is In Decay – When The Worst Is First And The Best Is Last

By Ralph Nader, Nader.org -

Plutocrats like to control the range of permissible public dialogue. Plutocrats also like to shape what society values. If you want to see where a country’s priorities lie, look at how it [...]

There Is A Deep Crisis In The Ruling US Imperialist System

By Danny Haiphong, Blackagendareport.com -

This writer became an anti-imperialist and anti-war activist only after studying the Black liberation movement. Individuals such as Claudia Jones and organizations such as the Black Panther Party [...]

Will The Rich Escape Climate Apocalypse?

By Tom Whyman, Newint.org -

Each day, it seems, a new headline in a newspaper or social media feed makes clear just how close we are to environmental destruction. And yet politics seems eternally consumed by the same old [...]

Hedge Fund Billionaires Were Democrats’ Main Bankrollers In 2018

By Donald Shaw, Readsludge.com -

A new report shows that three-quarters of the money that individuals donated to pro-Democrat outside spending groups in 2018 came from finance founders and executives. In the 2018 midterms, [...]

Why The ‘One Percent’ In The US Is Worried

By David A Love, Aljazeera.com -

Inequality in the United States has reached such levels lately that even members of the "one percent" have started worrying.  Ray Dalio, founder of Bridgewater Associates hedge fund who [...]

Names And Locations Of The Top 100 People Killing The Planet

By Staff, Decolonialatlas.wordpress.com -

Just 100 companies are responsible for more than 70% of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions since 1988. The guys who run those companies – and they are mostly guys – have gotten rich on the [...]

What Happened After The Panama Papers?

By Amy Wilson-Chapman, Antonio Cucho and Will Fitzgibbon, Icij.org -

The unprecedented investigation into the rogue offshore industry was published on April 3, 2016. Here’s what happened next. Within days of publication, protesters hit the streets, politicians [...]

You Pay Your Taxes. Corporations Should Too.

By Patti Lynn, Corporateaccountability.org -

This tax season, Amazon filed for a $129 million refund. How much did you get back? Maybe you were one of the many people who got less in refunds then they expected—or actually had to pay taxes [...]

‘Tax March’ Launches New ‘Tax The Rich’ Campaign To Build Grassroots Support

By Staff, Taxmarch.org -

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Tax March announced its new “Tax the Rich” project, an effort to educate the American people and policymakers about taxing the rich and advocate for raising taxes on the [...]

A Cure For Excessive Wealth Disorder

By Chuck Collins, Otherwords.org -

The U.S. is suffering from excessive wealth disorder. This isn’t your parents’ inequality influenza, but a more virulent strain of extreme disparities of income, wealth, and opportunity. Just 400 [...]

Amazon’s Underbelly 3.0: Lobbying And Bribing To Secure Market Dominance

By Chris Paulis, Occupy.com -

Amazon has continued to expand its influence on policy and on government over the past decade. We laud Jeff Bezos as the richest man in the world and how he rose to the top by his own bootstraps. [...]