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Oligarchy

 

Rallying for Summer Lee, Sanders Rips AIPAC for Trying to 'Buy Elections'

"Talk about a corrupt political system," said Sen. Bernie Sanders. "And that is why Summer and so many of us are going to do everything that we can to put these super PACs out of business."

Jake Johnson ·


'Time for Citizens United to Go': US Oligarchs Poured $1.2 Billion Into 2020 Elections

The figure represents a 39-fold increase compared to spending in 2010, the first election held after the widely decried ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court.

Jake Johnson ·


What I'm Getting the American Oligarchs This Year for Christmas

For America's CEOs, my gift is a beautifully boxed, brand-new set of corporate ethics.

Jim Hightower ·


Nina Turner’s Loss Is Oligarchy’s Gain

Turner's defeat is a victory for an array of wealthy individuals and corporations alarmed at her willingness to challenge such corporate powerhouses as Big Pharma, insurance firms and the fossil-fuel industry.

Norman Solomon ·


"Business as Usual! Business as Usual!" Chants the Oligarchy as the World Burns

On this fire season, the last one, and the fire seasons to come.

Hank Edson ·


Watch: Sanders, Warren, Moore Headline National Town Hall on Inequality and Oligarchy

"We need to ask the hard questions that the corporate media fails to ask: who owns America, and who has the political power? Why, in the richest country in the history of the world are so many Americans living in poverty?"

Jon Queally ·


We Can Reimagine and Reinvent Our Society in 2018

Let’s say goodbye to top-down revolutions and embrace grassroots action.

Sarah van Gelder ·


It Is Time to Throw the Monarchies of the World Into the Dustbin of History

The royals are oligarchs. They are guardians of their class.

Chris Hedges ·


Collective Self-Delusion: Let's Stop Pretending America Is a Functioning Democracy

A functioning democracy could easily dispatch Donald Trump and his doppelgängers. A failed democracy and bankrupt liberalism assures their ascendancy.

Chris Hedges ·


US Working Class Must Stand Up to This Nation's Oligarchs

In the year 2022, three multibillionaires own more wealth than the bottom half of American society—160 million Americans. This is unsustainable.

Bernie Sanders ·

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