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How Can World's Richest Man Jeff Bezos Give Back? Staffers at the Washington Post Think Decent Wages and Benefits Would Be Good Start
"All we are asking for is fairness for each and every employee who contributed to this company's success: fair wages; fair benefits for retirement, family leave and healthcare; and a fair amount of job security."
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World's Millionaires and Billionaires Now Control Half the World's Personal Wealth, New Analysis Shows
"The rich are getting a lot richer and doing so a lot faster."
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Trump's Version of Winning the War Is Evicting Older and Vulnerable Tenants To Make More Money
Photo from Twitter feed of Jacob Soboroff About that grotesque faux mural of Dear Leader at the detention center - aka internment camp - in Brownsville, Texas where they are being forcefully held for wanting a better life : Photos have shown the baffling Trump quote, “Sometimes losing a battle you...
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"For some of us, we will think back and remember how we used to do things before the ubiquitous presence of plastic, but many of us are young enough that we can’t visualize our lives without plastic encasing everything."(Photo by Laura Lezza/Getty Images) Views
Our Throw-Away Society
We are at a crossroads not just for the health of our planet, but also for the health of our society.
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A woman holds a sign at a protest of the "Trump tax scam" on Dec.4, 2017. (Photo: CDEL Family/flickr/cc) News
Sounding Alarm Over Possible #GOPTaxScam 2.0, 130 Groups Warn Lawmakers Against 'Another Massive Tax Cut' for Wealthy
New letter warns of conservatives seeing "an excuse for still deeper cuts" to social safety net
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How the Corporate Media Enslave Us to a World of Illusions
Our planet and our children's futures depend on us liberating ourselves, seeing the ghosts in the machine for what they truly are.
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Creating 'Massive Media-Telecom Behemoth,' Judge Approves ATT-Time Warner Merger
"The decision to approve the AT&T/Time Warner merger further entrenches AT&T as a media gatekeeper that harms the public interest and opens the door for more media consolidation in the future."
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South Park Meets Shark Tank: Two Leaders, One Destiny, So Many Fabulous Waterfront Condos
Just picture the condos. They'll be the best. Among the many weirdnesses of the Trump-Kim Jong Un summit, wherein two liars/bullies - so far just one of them murderous - reached a very brief, very vague "agreement": The fact that Trump left behind the rubble of our Western alliances to go negotiate...
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Diligently Scotch-Taping Trump's "Legacy," Such As It Is, Back Together
The pout seen round the world. Photo released by Angela Merkel's German ministry. It turns out that our longstanding Western alliances , our fundamental Democratic norms, and the notion of rational, informed governance - without throwing tantrums with massive repercussions because you were gently...
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In the United States, Real Flying Cars a Thing But 'Very Serious People' Still Say Medicare for All 'Too Expensive'
There's a real disconnect when cars start flying and wars never end, but the rent for public housing is about to go up by 20 percent and universal healthcare is treated like a fantasy
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