Stories by Paul Buchheit

Paul Buchheit is an advocate for social and economic justice. His essays, videos, and poems can be found at YouDeserveFacts.org.  subscribe to Paul Buchheit's feed

Posted on: Dec 2, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The forces that swept a narcissistic misogynist into office are gunning for us all.

Posted on: Nov 7, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Half or more of American families have virtually no savings.

Posted on: Oct 18, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Many of the super wealthy are imbued with a distinct sense of entitlement.

Posted on: Sep 12, 2016, Source: AlterNet

This is capitalism at its worst.

Posted on: Aug 1, 2016, Source: AlterNet

In the real world, inequality is destroying the middle class.

Posted on: Dec 29, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Number three: Understand that capitalism has no Incentive to work for poor people.

Posted on: Dec 14, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Congress should be filled with guilt -- and shame -- for failing to deal with our enormous wealth disparities.

Posted on: Dec 7, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Koch? Zuckerberg? There's no shortage of nominees.

Posted on: Nov 16, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Successful social experiments, from planting trees to publicly owned banks, show how a socialist vision can work.

Posted on: Sep 28, 2015, Source: AlterNet

How does your state stack up?

Posted on: Jul 27, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Corporations make trillions off education yet don't pay their fair share.

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"

Posted on: Oct 26, 2014, Source: AlterNet

It tells us what unregulated capitalism does to a society.

Posted on: Sep 22, 2013, Source: AlteNet

That's more than an insult—it's an attack.

Posted on: Jan 28, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Freedom seems to exist more in our minds than in reality.

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.

Posted on: Dec 23, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Here's a modern take on the old favorite.

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.

Posted on: Nov 26, 2012, Source: AlteNet

It's all about how you define "earnings."

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.

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