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COVID-19 Has Exacerbated Extreme Levels of Inequality. It’s Time for a Billionaire Wealth Tax

The US's billionaires have amassed democracy-distorting concentrations of wealth and power as millions have been thrown into poverty.

Chuck Collins ·

Sedition By Other Means: Corporate Executives and Lobbyists Routinely Undermine Democracy to Protect Their Bottom Line

The corporate assault on democracy hasn't been as violent as the pro-Trump mob who stormed the Capitol. And it's entirely legal. But it's arguably more damaging over the long term.

Robert Reich ·

Facebook's Content-Moderation Policies Are a Hot Mess

The proliferation of divisive and hateful content is baked into Facebook’s business model: The platform profits from finely targeting ads to users who are most likely to respond to them.

Carmen Scurato ·

Five Things Mark Zuckerberg Must Do If He’s Serious About Preventing Election Violence

Facebook has tools that gather ready audiences for voter disinformation and conspiracy theories, and it uses algorithms that seem designed intentionally to amplify and spread divisive messages, regardless of their accuracy.

Jessica J. González ·

Redefining Anti-Semitism on Facebook

The objective is to force Facebook to alter its hate speech definition so that its own "detection algorithm" will characterize any criticism of Israel as hate speech and automatically remove the pertinent content from the platform.

Neve Gordon ·

'Completely Upside Down': As Most Americans Struggled During First Six Months of Pandemic, Billionaire Wealth Surged by $845 Billion

 "The difference is stark between profits for billionaires and the widespread economic misery in our nation."

Kenny Stancil ·

It Is Time for a One-Time Pandemic Wealth Tax on Billionaires’ Windfall Gains

Will we enable billionaires to further concentrate wealth and power during a pandemic, or will we tax their gains to improve the health and welfare of our country?

Chuck Collins ·

How to Fund the Salvation of Humanity

In our greatest moment of crisis, some of the most imaginative minds on the planet could become our heroes.

Simon Whalley ·

'Disturbing Milestone': Just 12 US Billionaires Now Own More Than $1 Trillion in Combined Wealth

"This is simply too much economic and political power in the hands of twelve people."

Jake Johnson ·

Facebook's Unchecked Power Endangers Civil Rights

If Mark Zuckerberg truly believes in giving everyone a voice, the company must integrate a power, race, and social analysis into its policies and their enforcement.

Gaurav Laroia ·

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