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"And Americans Get The Bill": The Pay’s The Thing; How America’s CEOs Are Getting Rich Off Taxpayers

It’s proxy season again, and we will soon be deluged with news profiles of CEOs living in high style as our ongoing debate on CEO pay ramps up. 970 more words


Economic Injustice -- America's Workers Need a Severe Turnaround

Solving America’s Economic Problems:

What’s the First Step?

by Rev. Paul J. Bern (excerpt from chapter 7 of his 2012 book,

Occupying America: We Shall Overcome… 1,944 more words


"Reaganomics Killed America’s Middle Class": The Time Is Long Past Due For Us To Roll Back The Reagan Tax Cuts

There’s nothing “normal” about having a middle class. Having a middle class is a choice that a society has to make, and it’s a choice we need to make again in this generation, if we want to stop the destruction of the remnants of the last generation’s middle class. 1,109 more words


"We Built This Country On Inequality": The Wealth Gap Didn’t Spring Up From Policy Gone Awry, It Is The Policy

I admit to tuning out most conversations surrounding income and/or wealth inequality in the United States. It’s not because I don’t find these conversations important; … 646 more words


"Real Vs. Republican Populism": How To Win The War On Inequality

So Republicans are going populist, or at least two of them are, reports The Daily Beast’s Patricia Murphy. And perhaps it’s only in the sense that unlike Mitt Romney and many in the House GOP, they’re not speaking of working people with contempt. 911 more words


"Time To Make A Choice": Huge Wealth Gap Caused Backlash Before And May Again

A majority of the Supreme Court decided last week that the First Amendment protects the right of individuals to pour as much as $3.6 million into a political party or $800,000 into a political campaign. 709 more words


"GOP’s Clueless Ploy To Woo Women": Accuse Them Of Whining And Lying!

If you liked GOP messaging on contraception – from Rush Limbaugh’s attacks on Sandra Fluke to Mike Huckabee insisting women who support the ACA’s contraception mandate “cannot control their libidos” – you’ll love the latest Republican campaign against pay equity, newly minted for Equal Pay Day. 786 more words