Paul Buchheit

Paul Buchheit

screen_shot_2017-01-23_at_8.39.57_am.pngPaul Buchheit is a college teacher, an active member of US Uncut Chicago. His latest book is, Disposable Americans: Extreme Capitalism and the Case for a Guaranteed Income. He is also founder and developer of social justice and educational websites (UsAgainstGreed.org, PayUpNow.org, RappingHistory.org),  and the editor and main author of "American Wars: Illusions and Realities" (Clarity Press). He can be reached at paul [at] UsAgainstGreed [dot] org.

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Monday, October 17, 2016
What the Narcissists Have Done to Our Jobs and Health
When Donald Trump blurted out "that makes me smart" as a reason for non-payment of taxes, he was revealing a truth about the American narcissist. Senator Lindsey Graham was equally arrogant when he stated , "It's really American to avoid paying taxes, legally... It's a game we play." The game has...
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Monday, October 03, 2016
Three Reasons a New President Won't Help America. One Way She or He Could.
There are at least three major American failures that are too entrenched in our society to undergo change with anything less than an FDR-type effort. Corporations Continue to Ignore Their Responsibility to Education The Wall Street Journal says, "Many workers who were laid off in recent decades.....
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Monday, September 19, 2016
How to "Stop the Violence": March Up the Steps of the Traders Who Pay No Sales Tax
The rallies in Chicago and around the country evoke passion and sympathy from most of us, but just a shrug of the shoulders from those ultimately responsible for the carnage on our streets. These are the leaders of finance who use our infrastructure, technology, security, law, location, and...
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Monday, September 12, 2016
Five Deadly Sins of Big Pharma
For Mylan, it was a perfect plan—diabolical, unstoppable. The company made changes in its anti-allergy EpiPen dispenser in 2009, enough to give it patent protection. Then, in 2012, it began to give away free pens to schools , gradually making school nurses at least partly dependent on them...
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Monday, August 29, 2016
Overwhelming Evidence that a Guaranteed Income Will Work
We'll have to do something drastically different to employ people in the future. Our jobs are disappearing. The driverless vehicle is here , destined to eliminate millions of transport and taxi-driving positions. Car manufacturing is being done by 3-D printing. An entire building was erected in...
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Monday, August 22, 2016
Escalating the War on Low-Income Families
Illinois Governor Rauner recently cut "Meals on Wheels" for seniors and at-risk youth services. Chicago residents were hit with a nearly 13% property tax increase. Some Chicago public schools could face 2017 cutbacks of an incredible 20 percent . But six of Illinois' largest corporations together...
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Monday, August 08, 2016
2020 Vision: Four Steps to Get There
Bernie Sanders started losing the election over 200 years ago , when Alexander Hamilton proclaimed "The people are turbulent and changing; they seldom judge or determine right." And when James Madison argued for a republic that would make it "more difficult for all who feel it to discover their own...
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Monday, August 01, 2016
Fast-Growing Corporate Evils That Should Be Media Issues...and Campaign Issues
Corporations are viewed as untouchable by big business media giants like the Wall Street Journal, which blurts out inanities like "Income inequality is simply not a significant problem." and "Middle-class Americans have more buying power than ever before." In the real world, inequality is...
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Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Deterrents to Terror that Very Rich People Can't Comprehend
As people gain in wealth, they depend less on others, and thus they have less reason to understand the feelings and needs of the less fortunate. That makes it difficult to relate to people without jobs, and without proper housing, and without prospects for the future. It makes it difficult to...
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Monday, July 18, 2016
Five Conspirators in the Eradication of the Middle Class
Their unspoken goal is a two-class nation, with a heavily armed security force to quell resistance from the more outspoken members of the lower class. It may be somewhat of an unwitting goal, since narcissistic wealth-takers, as they build their fortunes, tend to lose their ability to empathize...
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