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Inequality



To Tax the Rich, We Need to Debunk the Myth of Fleeing Millionaires

As it turns out, high-earners won't leave if you increase their taxes.

Omar Ocampo ·


Analysis: 26 US Billionaires Paid Average Tax Rate of Just 4.8% in Recent Years

"When you include their untaxed wealth growth in the calculation, many billionaires pay almost nothing," said Frank Clemente of Americans for Tax Fairness.

Jake Johnson ·


Kentucky Progressive Charles Booker Wins Democratic US Senate Primary

"We're going to beat Rand Paul," Booker confidently predicted, by "inspiring a vision that encourages people to believe things can be better."

Brett Wilkins ·


Median Pay of Top CEOs Hits Record $14.7 Million as Workers Strike Over Starvation Wages

"While most of America struggles to put gas in the tank and pay the grocery bills, price-gouging, excessive-profit-taking CEOs used their captive boards to award themselves record pay," said one expert.

Jake Johnson ·


'Donation Model Has Failed': Supremacy of Greed Decried as Covid Summit Begins

"Enough is enough," said Anna Marriott of Oxfam International. "It's time for governments to take bolder action to put people before profits."

Jake Johnson ·


Critics Say 'Iron-Grip on Market' by Monopolies Behind Baby Formula Shortage

"The shortage is a manifestation of the same problems we've seen with the supply chain, made worse by monopoly," said one observer.

Julia Conley ·


Nobel Laureates, Ex-Heads of State Push Biden to Fund Global Covid Fight

"Don't tell us we can’t afford $5,000,000,000 in global Covid aid when the government is about to hand Jeff Bezos $10,000,000,000 to fly to space," said one progressive advocacy group.

Jake Johnson ·


ISPs Under Fire for Sabotaging Biden FCC as White House Touts Broadband Program

"Instead of applauding corporations that continue to fail families," said one critic, "President Biden should be applying pressure to Senate leadership to confirm his Federal Communications Commission nominee Gigi Sohn."

Julia Conley ·


Our Outrageous CEO-Worker Pay Gap: Unfair and Unwise

CEOs elsewhere in the world are making nowhere near what U.S. CEOs are making.

Sam Pizzigati ·


Most Price Increases From Inflation Have Gone to Corporate Profits

The inflation panic is causing some Democrats to pivot from social spending to deficit reduction. That's exactly the wrong approach.

Max B. Saw­icky ·

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