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Tell Congress: We Need the Wealthy and Big Corporations to Pay Their Fair Share
Business  (tags: taxes, economic injustice, tax system, wealth, corporations, petitions )

Freya
- 8 days ago - actionnetwork.org
The chief architect of the Senate tax giveaway is Senator Orrin Hatch of Utah, chairman of the powerful Senate Finance Committee. He just announced that he's requesting input "from experts and stakeholders" on how best to reform the tax system.
Capitalism's Invisible Hand Doesn't Generate Public Good
Business  (tags: capitalism, wealth, Adam Smith, economics, greed, selfishness )

Freya
- 105 days ago - alternet.org
Capitalism's invisible hand just produces market efficiency, everyone buying and selling at the most efficient price. According to idealized capitalist market theory, the rich can buy luxury goods at fair market price and the poor can buy what little they
Tell Congress: Take on Wall Street!
Business  (tags: greed, banks, 1%, one percent, petitions, finances, wealth )

Freya
- 403 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.
It Took 40 Years and Millions of Lives Destroyed for Elites to Admit That Neoliberalism Has Failed
Business  (tags: economic inequality, economic injustice, wealth, greed, poverty, Latin America )

Freya
- 418 days ago - alternet.org
Last week a research wing of the International Monetary Fund came out with a report admitting that neoliberalism has been a failure.
Why the Super-Rich Pay Taxes on a Much Tinier Fraction of Their Income Than You Do
Business  (tags: greed, taxes, economic injustice, wealth, income disparity )

Freya
- 779 days ago - alternet.org
The IRS released a new report that reveals the staggering amount of money that the top one-thousandth of the 1% in the US is hoarding.
Robert Reich: The Wealthy Have Pulled America Back to the 19th Century
Business  (tags: wealth, economic injustice, income inequality, plutocracy, Wall Street, 1% )

Freya
- 894 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.
Joseph Stiglitz on Why the Rich Are Getting Richer and Why It Could Get Much Worse
Business  (tags: wealth, economic injustice, income inequality, rich getting richer, greed )

Freya
- 947 days ago - alternet.org
Through corporate consolidation and even gentrification, the elite are syphoning up all the world's wealth for themselves.
America's Obscenely Rich Know Full Well That They Are Destroying America
Business  (tags: wealth, super-rich, 1%, economy, education )

Freya
- 955 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
Even the Rich Are Admitting That Inequality Is Bad for Business
Business  (tags: world, money, rich, inequality, business, hungry, sick, homeless, opportunity, wealth, power )

Darren
- 1059 days ago - time.com
As the Gilded Age has been peaking, a number of the rich and their foundations have been helping the hungry, the sick, the homeless, the battered, the less educated and veterans in need of opportunity.
The Next Billionaires in Numbers
Business  (tags: Wealth, Mega-Wealthy, Billionaires )

Ray
- 1139 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The extremely wealthy are growing in numbers and entire industries are being created to cater to their desires but where are the individuals who are amassing vast fortunes based and what do we know about them?
Millionaires Survey: Go Ahead, Tax Us More!
Business  (tags: millionaires, taxes, wealth )

Freya
- 1176 days ago - finance.yahoo.com
In the heated debate over inequality, the wealthy are usually portrayed as the cause rather than the solution.
The National Consensus to End Wealth Inequality Builds
Business  (tags: wealth, economics, economic inequality, capitalism )

Freya
- 1221 days ago - alternet.org
As more people recognize the unfair economy created by big finance capitalism, they are pushing forward with alternatives.
Jerk Alert! Wealthy CEO Tells 99 Percenters: Stop Whining, You'd Be Rich In India!
Business  (tags: 99%, elite, Bud Konhein, Nicole Miller, wealth, wealthy CEO, corporate, business, corruption, consumers )

Roseann
- 1259 days ago - alternet.org
Easy to say for a man who who sells $800 sequined dresses and $250 clutches...
Sordid Tale of Bob McDonnell Totally Explains Income Inequality
Business  (tags: wealth, inequality, Wall Street )

Freya
- 1269 days ago - alternet.org
After the Wall Street crash, America's wealthiest 1 percent captured 95 percent of economic growth, while the bottom 90 percent got poorer.
Davos Billionaires: Oblivious to the Coming Revolution
Business  (tags: wealth, income inequality, economic injustice, trickle-down economics, revolution, backlash )

Freya
- 1276 days ago - 4thmedia.org
You guys already own half the planet. Keep up the good work, getting richer, by the end of this century your family could be one of the world's 11 trillionaires predicted in the new Credit Suisse Global Wealth Report. Capitalism is the ticket to owning...
 

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