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Paul Buchheit’s essays, videos and poems can be found at YouDeserveFacts.org.
These Are 4 of the Biggest Problems Facing Our Corporate-Dominated Economy
Posted on: Aug 1, 2016, Source: AlterNet
In the real world, inequality is destroying the middle class.
5 New Year's Resolutions for Brain-Dead Conservatives
Posted on: Dec 29, 2015, Source: AlterNet
Number three: Understand that capitalism has no Incentive to work for poor people.
Half of America Is in or Damn Near Close to Living in Poverty
Posted on: Dec 14, 2015, Source: AlterNet
Congress should be filled with guilt -- and shame -- for failing to deal with our enormous wealth disparities.
6 of America's Leading Candidates for Hypocrite of the Year
Posted on: Dec 7, 2015, Source: AlterNet
Koch? Zuckerberg? There's no shortage of nominees.
4 Ways Socialism Is a Cure for American Exceptionalism
Posted on: Nov 16, 2015, Source: AlterNet
Successful social experiments, from planting trees to publicly owned banks, show how a socialist vision can work.
Corporations Are Cheating Us Out of Hundreds of Billions of Dollars
Posted on: Sep 28, 2015, Source: AlterNet
How does your state stack up?
How Big Corporations Are Starving Public Schools of Billions of Dollars
Posted on: Jul 27, 2015, Source: AlterNet
Corporations make trillions off education yet don't pay their fair share.
Rahm Emanuel: A Symbol of Much of What Is Wrong with America
Posted on: Apr 5, 2015, Source: AlterNet
Nearly 60 percent of his 103 donors received "contracts, zoning changes, business permits or some other tangible benefit"
The Stark Facts of Global Greed, a Disease as Challenging as Climate Change
Posted on: Oct 26, 2014, Source: AlterNet
It tells us what unregulated capitalism does to a society.
The Average American Family Pays $6,000 a Year in Subsidies to Big Business
Posted on: Sep 22, 2013, Source: AlteNet
That's more than an insult—it's an attack.
4 Freedoms in America That Don't Exist Anymore
Posted on: Jan 28, 2013, Source: AlterNet
Freedom seems to exist more in our minds than in reality.
The Five-Step Process to Cheat the Middle Class Worker
Posted on: Jan 19, 2013, Source: AlterNet
As we struggle to support ourselves, the super-rich remain on the take, driving us ever closer to the status of most wealth-unequal country in the world.
The 12 Days of a Capitalist Christmas
Posted on: Dec 23, 2012, Source: AlterNet
Here's a modern take on the old favorite.
One of the Most Unequal Countries in the World: 5 Facts About America's Staggering Wealth Divide
Posted on: Dec 3, 2012, Source: AlterNet
Inequality in America is even worse than it seems, with personal debt papering over the true state of affairs.
Who's Bringing Home the Juicy Paycheck? The Surprising Numbers
Posted on: Nov 26, 2012, Source: AlteNet
It's all about how you define "earnings."
Ten Numbers the Rich Would Like Fudged
Posted on: Nov 22, 2012, Source: AlterNet
The numbers reveal the deadening effects of inequality in our country, and confirm that tax avoidance, rather than a lack of middle-class initiative, is the cause.
5 Ways Most Americans Are Blind to How Their Country Is Stacked for the Wealthy
Posted on: Nov 15, 2012, Source: AlterNet
We've got to abandon our winner-take-all philosophy, to provide job opportunities for people who want to contribute to society.
7 Deadly Sins America Commits Against Its Own People
Posted on: Oct 1, 2012, Source: AlterNet
The US terrorizes millions all over the planet... here's what it does to its own citizens.
4 Easy Ways We Can Tax the Rich to Fill Government Coffers
Posted on: Aug 28, 2012, Source: AlterNet
With a little smart arithmetic, here's how we can pay off the deficit--two times over.
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