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US Politics & Gov't

Inequality Is Worse Than We Know. The Super-Rich Really Do Avoid a Lot of Taxes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: taxes, economic injustice, one percent, 1% )

Freya
- 7 days ago - msn.com
As bad as you might think inequality is, the reality is it's even worse for a very simple reason: Taxes really are only for the little people. By which I mean anyone who doesn't have a net worth solidly in the nine figures.
Overturn Citizens United!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: big business, greed, 1%, one percent, plutocracy, oligarchy, injustice, petitions )

Freya
- 216 days ago - secure.democraticgovernors.org
Citizens United has been a disaster for our democracy, opening the floodgates on a torrent of unlimited, anonymous money and allowing special interests and billionaires to buy our elections.
Read the Letter - Oppose the Trump Tax Plan
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Responsible Wealth, Voices for Progress, open letter, 1%, don't give tax breaks, Trump Tax Plan, opposition, United for a Fair Economy )

Evelyn
- 331 days ago - responsiblewealth.org
We believe the key to creating more good jobs and a strong economy is not tax breaks for those of us who have plenty, but investing in the American people. Congress is already shortchanging the investments needed to strengthen our economy (letter from 1%)
Harvard Study Ranks America Worst In West For Fair Elections
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: White House, 2016 elections, illusions, democracy, corporatist plutocrats, 1%, Elites, unfair elections, rigged elections, Harvard study )

Sheryl
- 824 days ago - popularresistance.org
2016 elections have proven the system so rigged even those who previously still harbored illusions our democracy is fair have begun 2 come 2 terms with the truth:the political establishments corporatist plutocrats choose their own to install every 4 years
Donald Trump's New Secret Weapon: How the Man Who Ran the "Torturer's Lobby" Is Securing the Billionaire's Nomination
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Donald Trump, Presidential candidates, 1%, one percent, oligarchy, plutarchy )

Freya
- 899 days ago - alternet.org
Paul Manafort has represented oligarchs and tyrants. So it makes sense that now he's representing Donald Trump.
Everyday Erinyes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Politics, Furies, 1%, 99%, GOP, billionaires, SBC, Syrians, God )

Joanne
- 991 days ago - politicsplus.org
Post on TomCat's blog. A couple of happenings which seem to me to call for the attention of the Greek Furies.
Wall Street And Big Corporations Got What They Wanted
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: TPP, oligarchs, plutocrats, elites, 1%, Fast Track, Congress, multinational corporations, democracy )

Sheryl
- 1208 days ago - ourfuture.org
How do the plutocrats and oligarchs and their giant multinational corporations get what they want when a pesky democracy is in their way. They push that pesky democracy out of their way. We have been Sold Out.
10 Questions With Bernie Sanders
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, questions, massive transfer of wealth, 99%, 1%, President 2016, vote Bernie )

Sheryl
- 1238 days ago - cnbc.com
Sanders calls for nothing less than a political revolution that would use tax policy to reverse what he calls the massive transfer of wealth from ordinary families to the most affluent over the past generation.
Let Them Eat Koch
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: 1%, GOP Greed, GOP lies, class warfare )

TomCat
- 1597 days ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment.
How to Fight Inequality
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: 1%, class warfare, GOP Regime )

TomCat
- 1619 days ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment.
Robert Reich With Democracy Now Inequality For All   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Inequality For All, Robert Reich, 1%, 99%, movie, economy, financial divide )

Sheryl
- 1848 days ago - youtube.com
Today, the divide between the 1 percent and the 99 percent is as great as ever. According to one recent study, the top 1 percent has captured about 95 percent of the income gains since the recession ended. Wise words of Robert Reich worth a listen.
Republicans Choked on Ryan's Bile
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: 1%, Budget, Clsss Warfare, GOP Fear, Infrastructire, InsaniTEA, video )

TomCat
- 1900 days ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment. This is the 2,000th article I have shared on Care2.
Bill Maher - New Rules - 8/2/2012
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: 1%, Humor, Satire, TEAbuggery, Video )

TomCat
- 1900 days ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment.
 

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