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Dave Johnson is a fellow at Campaign for America's Future.
Bernie Sanders' Big Idea to Spread the Wealth -- Let Workers Own a Piece of the Business They Work for
Posted on: Aug 18, 2015, Source: Campaign for America's Future
What happens if a business is owned and run by the people who work there?
9 Photos That Reveal America's Obscene Division of Wealth
Posted on: Jan 6, 2015, Source: Blog for Our Future
And we wonder why there's an inequality problem.
8 Ways Being Poor Is Wildly Expensive in America
Posted on: Oct 20, 2014, Source: AlterNet
If you don't have money, you end up spending more to survive.
Three Charts to Send to Your Right-Wing Relatives, Guaranteed to Make Their Heads Spin
Posted on: Aug 11, 2014, Source: Curbing Wall St. Project
We'll be in real trouble if we go back to the Bush administration's economic policies.
5 Giant Un-American Corporations Trying to Bolt U.S. to Avoid Taxes
Posted on: Jul 17, 2014, Source: AlterNet
Walgreens and Medtronic are among those renouncing or trying to renounce their U.S. corporate citizenship
Another Atrocious Corporate Trade Scheme Planned in Secret Comes to Light
Posted on: Jun 20, 2014, Source: Campaign for America's Future
WikiLeaks shows that big corporations and the billionaires behind them consider themselves powerful enough to just ignore governments.
8 Reasons Some CEOs Make 331 Times As Much As Their Employees
Posted on: Jun 12, 2014, Source: AlterNet
We all know income inequality is a major problem, but the reasons for it rarely break into the mainstream media.
5 Companies Ripping Off America and the Simple Tax Change That Could Make Them Pay Up
Posted on: May 28, 2014, Source: AlterNet
An unfair tax dodge lets corporations hoard their money abroad.
Let's Stop Searching For A "Messiah" And Build A Movement
Posted on: May 24, 2014, Source: Curbing Wall St. Project
The Right puts its resources into long-term movement building ... and the Left puts theirs into candidates.
The Privatization Scam: 5 Horror Stories of Gov't Outsourcing to Greedy Private Companies
Posted on: May 14, 2014, Source: AlterNet
Taxpayers are getting fleeced.
5 of the Worst Cities to Be a Renter Unless You're Fabulously Wealthy
Posted on: Apr 17, 2014, Source: AlterNet
Rents in urban areas are skyrocketing. What’s going on?
Meet the Billionaires Using Their Immense Wealth to Make Life Miserable for Ordinary Americans
Posted on: Feb 19, 2014, Source: AlterNet
5 examples of billionaires pushing a right-wing economic agenda.
8 Ways Being Poor Is Wildly Expensive in America
Posted on: Jan 29, 2014, Source: AlterNet
If you don't have money you end up spending more to survive.
5 Right-Wing Myths About Raising the Minimum Wage, Debunked
Posted on: Jan 23, 2014, Source: AlterNet
The corporate/conservative machine is grinding out propaganda against raising the minimum wage.
8 Phony GOP Solutions for Poverty That Will Only Bring More Economic Pain
Posted on: Jan 16, 2014, Source: AlterNet
The GOP is trying to rebrand itself as "compassionate" toward the poor. So what are its big ideas?
'Horror Stories' Show How Privatization Loots Taxpayers
Posted on: Jan 9, 2014, Source: Blog for Our Future
A new report from In the Public Interest (ITPI) highlights outsourcing disasters, and what we can do to prevent them.
The New Financial Scam Driving Workers Deep Into Debt
Posted on: Jan 2, 2014, Source: AlterNet
There's a new game in town: workplace loans, which should really be called company rip-offs.
NAFTA at 20: 1 Million U.S. Jobs Lost, Record Income Inequality
Posted on: Dec 31, 2013, Source: Blog for Our Future
NAFTA was not just a “trade” agreement. NAFTA was much more, giving corporations special rights, incentivizing offshoring and limiting regulation.
6 Reasons There's No Such Thing As Compassionate Conservatism
Posted on: Dec 11, 2013, Source: AlterNet
Conservatives worship Ayn Rand, who said it was morally wrong to help people. How's that for compassionate?
5 Signs the Rich Have Way Too Much Money
Posted on: Nov 19, 2013, Source: AlterNet
The massive accumulation of wealth at the top hurts all of us.
10 Things Republicans Hate and Would Likely Go After Next If Dems Give In
Posted on: Oct 7, 2013, Source: Blog for Our Future
This is a constitutional crisis – as in Republicans have thrown out the idea of following the Constitution, democracy and law, recognizing only power.
6 Absurd Right-Wing Lies About Food Stamps
Posted on: Oct 4, 2013, Source: AlterNet
The right-wing echo chamber has vilified food stamp users with a variety of absurd lies and myths. As a result, people will go hungry.
Multinationals Are Scheming to Build a 'Corporate Death Star' That Will Zap Democracy Across the Planet
Posted on: Sep 6, 2013, Source: Blog for Our Future
The Trans-Pacific Partnership is all about putting the rights of investors and corporations above all other people.
Multinationals Are Plotting to Steamroll What's Left of Our Democracy to Make Huge Profits
Posted on: Aug 20, 2013, Source: Campaign for America's Future
We've got to stop the Trans-Pacific Partnership that's being drawn up in Washington before it becomes law.
How the Middle Class Is Getting Literally Squished
Posted on: Aug 8, 2013, Source: Blog for Our Future
As more and more of the gains from our economy go to a few at the top the rest of us get squeezed — literally.
Republicans Are Sabotaging Obamacare by Keeping the Public in the Dark About Benefits
Posted on: Jun 30, 2013, Source: Blog for Our Future
Increased public knowledge and understanding will get in the way of the GOP agenda.
Democracy Is Busting Down the Doors of State Capitols Across the Country
Posted on: Jun 29, 2013, Source: AlterNet
From the Texas filibuster to Pennsylvania's low-wager-worker sleep-in, citizens are rising up. What's happening in your state?
6 Unbelievable Ways the Big Banks Are Scamming You
Posted on: Jun 19, 2013, Source: AlterNet
Five years since the crash, the big banks continue to screw over their customers.
7 Ways the Sequester Is Actually Increasing Gov't Spending
Posted on: May 6, 2013, Source: Blog for Our Future
The foolish sequester actually increases the very government spending it is meant to lower.
Coming Sequester Cuts Will Make Most of Americans' Lives Worse -– And People Are Mobilizing
Posted on: Feb 20, 2013, Source: Blog for Our Future
In just over a week the government is probably going to enter full-scale austerity.
Debunking Rubio's Scare Tactics on Taxes and Minimum Wage
Posted on: Feb 14, 2013, Source: Campaign for America's Future
The Florida Senator's logic just doesn't add up. Then again, he's never run a business, so how would he know?
Why You Should Be Outraged By What Is Being Done to Our Postal Service
Posted on: Feb 12, 2013, Source: Blog for Our Future
Like so many other "crises" imposed on us lately, there is a lot to the Post Office pivatization story that you are not being told.
Even Mainstream Pundits Are Now Saying, Republicans 'No Longer a Normal Governing Party,' 'Unfit for Government'
Posted on: Dec 26, 2012, Source: Campaign for America's Future
Outrage is growing over Republican sabotage of … well, everything.
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