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Paul Buchheit

Paul Buchheit

Paul Buchheit is an advocate for social and economic justice, and the author of numerous papers on economic inequality and cognitive science. He was recently named one of 300 Living Peace and Justice Leaders and Models. He is the author of "American Wars: Illusions and Realities" (2008) and "Disposable Americans: Extreme Capitalism and the Case for a Guaranteed Income" (2017). Contact email: paul (at) youdeservefacts.org.

Articles by this author

 

The Boundless Advantages of the Welfare State—for the Rich

Robbing the rest of us blind, wealthy Americans benefit from a wide array of tax breaks and government subsidies that are hidden behind the constant Republican blather about entitlements for the poor.

Paul Buchheit ·


2021 Update: Half of America In or Near Poverty

We need Guaranteed Jobs. President Biden's proposed Civilian Climate Corps is a positive step in this direction.

Paul Buchheit ·


The Year of Cheating the Poor

People who have money can buy stocks, wait for awhile, and ultimately get richer by doing nothing. But low-income Americans have to depend on wages for their fair share of national economic growth—and wages have barely budged in over 50 years.

Paul Buchheit ·


How Right-Wing Conservatives Have Laid Waste to America for 50 Years

Thanks to a half century of insidious "trickle-down" philosophy—which astoundingly continues to be preached by many of the super-rich—inequality has stretched our nation nearly to the breaking point.

Paul Buchheit ·


Inequality Gone Viral: The Obscene Numbers

Something has to be done to heal the rupture in the sickened body of our nation.

Paul Buchheit ·


How Hypocrites in High Places Have Contributed to the Riots in the Streets

The four-decade losses in wealth and job income have contributed to the poverty numbers, and to violent reactions.

Paul Buchheit ·


How Big Corporations are Draining the Life out of a Sick America

Our richest corporations are much to blame for the free-market "winner take all" philosophy that has caused over half of our nation to try to survive without adequate health care and life savings.

Paul Buchheit ·


What to Know When Someone Blames Black People for All the Riots

An honest review of the facts should compel a rational thinker to redirect his or her disgust—away from racist conclusions, and toward the outrageous indecencies that a well-to-do society forces on its less fortunate members.

Paul Buchheit ·

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