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Stop Trump's Phony Tax Plan!
Business  (tags: taxes, tax reform, Wall Street, 1%, one percent, petitions, economic injustice )

Freya
- 20 days ago - actionnetwork.org
Trump and the GOP have announced the outlines of their tax plan, and it's a horrible deal for America. The plan would shred revenues by at least $1.5 trillion over the next ten years and result in a massive transfer of wealth to the 1%.
End the Big Money Dominance of Our Elections and Overturn the Fiction of Corporations Being People!
Business  (tags: Citizens United, petitions, U.S. Constitution, corporations, one percent, 1% )

Freya
- 23 days ago - org2.salsalabs.com
Corporations and moneyed interests have always fought against a level playing field - they know they have a disproportionate amount of power, and they're not going to give it up without a fight.
In the Last 40 Years CEO Pay Has Risen By 937% While Worker Wages Have Remained Stagnant
Business  (tags: wages, income, pay inequality, greed, CEOs, one percent, 1% )

Freya
- 89 days ago - nationofchange.org
America's inequality problem continues to be the worst in the industrialized world.
The Mega Rich Are Getting Mega Richer: A Former CEO Exposes the Corruption Behind Their Obscene Paychecks
Business  (tags: greed, income disparity, economic injustice, one percent, 1% )

Freya
- 91 days ago - alternet.org
The indirect effect of the increase in income inequality is economically more injurious than the erosion of company earnings or a stock market downturn.
The Time For A Living Wage Is NOW!   video
Business  (tags: living wage, 99%, 1%, inequality, wages, poverty wages )

Dandelion
- 235 days ago - youtube.com
51% of Americans who work makes $30K or less per year. They discuss why we got Trump rather than Hillary also placing the blame on the powerless.
When Agribusinesses Control the Government, People Die
Business  (tags: Big Agra, agribusiness, food, farming, corporations, corporate control, 1%, one percent, injustice )

Freya
- 382 days ago - alternet.org
The US is increasingly no longer a country; instead, we're being run like a business, and in some cases, it's literally killing us.
Close the Tax Loophole for Wall Street Billionaires
Business  (tags: Wall Street, taxation, economic injustice, petitions, hedge fund managers, 1%, one percent, billionaires )

Freya
- 397 days ago - signherenow.org
Wall Street money managers (like hedge fund managers) pay lower tax rates than many middle-income families, even while earning millions - or billions - of dollars per year.
Tell Congress: Take on Wall Street!
Business  (tags: greed, banks, 1%, one percent, petitions, finances, wealth )

Freya
- 489 days ago - takeonwallst.com
The big banks are bigger than they were before the 2008 crisis, and CEOs and Wall Street money managers continue to benefit from obscene tax loopholes that cost us billions.
Manufacturing Inequity
Business  (tags: Baltimore, 1%, billionaires, gentrification, secret dealings, corporate welfare )

Dandelion
- 545 days ago - therealnews.com
Unbelievable. More Corporate scams. How exemptions from fair housing laws and special perks tucked away in costly tax breaks for developers continue to fuel poverty in a city struggling to overcome it.
The Walmart Heirs Give to Charity Like They Pay Their Workers: Very Little
Business  (tags: Walmart, charity, greed, stinginess, 1% )

Freya
- 761 days ago - dailykos.com
We knew the hugely wealthy Walton family was greedy and cheap when it came to other people. You have only to look at Walmart's labor practices and global supply chain to know that. But it's shocking to see just how ungenerous they are when compared...
Robert Reich: The Wealthy Have Pulled America Back to the 19th Century
Business  (tags: wealth, economic injustice, income inequality, plutocracy, Wall Street, 1% )

Freya
- 980 days ago - alternet.org
Wall Street and enormously rich individuals have gained political power to organize the market in ways that leave most Americans behind.
5 Most Toxic Energy Companies That Are Controlling Our Politics
Business  (tags: Massey Energy, Koch Industries, Exxon Mobil, BP, Chevron, Big Energy, fossil fuels, pollution, plutocracy, 1%, fat cats, corruption, elections, big money, corporate control )

Freya
- 980 days ago - alternet.org
These corporations rake in massive profits and use this wealth to leverage elections.
Joseph Stiglitz Blocked From SEC Panel For Criticizing Wall Street
Business  (tags: Wall Street, SEC, Joseph Stiglitz, 1% )

Judy
- 1014 days ago - news.firedoglake.com
Apparently voicing any criticism of how Wall Street operates disqualifies any expert, no matter their credentials, from advising government regulators.
America's Obscenely Rich Know Full Well That They Are Destroying America
Business  (tags: wealth, super-rich, 1%, economy, education )

Freya
- 1041 days ago - alternet.org
Last Friday, as New Republic writers and contributing editors wrenched themselves out of the whirling, digital vortex into which their employer and Facebook fantasist Chris Hughes is plunging the magazine, I witnessed another wrenching departure, at one
Stark Infographic of Too-Big-to-Fail Banks Represents 1% Consolidation in America
Business  (tags: banks, mergers, 1%, greed )

Freya
- 1238 days ago - dailykos.com
The four banks listed in the infographic below - CitiGroup, Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase, and Wells Fargo - have received nearly $93 billion in taxpayer funds ($92,849,517,353 to be exact) since the bailouts began in 2008.
 

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