Stories by Paul Buchheit

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Posted on: Nov 2, 2015, Source: AlterNet

We have a distorted image of freedom.

Posted on: Jan 20, 2015, Source: AlterNet

It's much worse for black families.

Posted on: Dec 14, 2014, Source: AlterNet

America's wealth-takers are all too ready to abandon people when they aren't useful.

Posted on: Dec 7, 2014, Source: AlterNet

From individuals to corporations to government officials, all combine their capitalist sense of entitlement with a disdain for the needs of others.

Posted on: Nov 30, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Extreme wealth continues to grow out of control, while inequality worsens for the rest of us.

Posted on: Nov 23, 2014, Source: AlterNet

These acts of corporate treachery take billions of dollars from the American people.

Posted on: Oct 5, 2014, Source: AlterNet

It has now happened for the second year in a row.

Posted on: Sep 30, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The business media seems unable to differentiate between the top 5 percent and the rest of society.

Posted on: Sep 7, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Each of us is a source of profit, as long as we rent or own, save a little money, and drink water.

Posted on: Aug 10, 2014, Source: AlterNet

It's funny in a sad way...

Posted on: Aug 3, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Any thinking person should be able to recognize the hardships of poor families.

Posted on: Jun 29, 2014, Source: AlterNet

#1: Privatized education steals from the poor and gives to the rich.

Posted on: Jun 15, 2014, Source: AlterNet

All these issues have solutions.

Posted on: Jun 1, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Progressive thinkers can't afford to disagree among ourselves as paralysis sets in.

Posted on: May 18, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Nine out of 10 of the fastest-growing occupations are considered low-wage.

Posted on: May 4, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The wealthiest Americans receive the greatest benefits, but treat their tax responsibility like a game.

Posted on: Apr 20, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The effects of inheritance come first and merit second, not the other way around.

Posted on: Apr 6, 2014, Source: AlterNet

News sources speak for the 5%.

Posted on: Mar 30, 2014, Source: AlterNet

A vibrant society makes great individuals, not the other way around.

Posted on: Mar 23, 2014, Source: AlterNet

And it's much worse for black families.

Posted on: Mar 16, 2014, Source: AlterNet

There are at least 5 good reasons why our country is ready for a financial transaction tax (FTT).

Posted on: Mar 9, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Gains made in our country's progressive years are in serious jeopardy.

Posted on: Mar 2, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Millions of baby boomers are the victims of 35 years of deregulated greed.

Posted on: Feb 23, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The duplicity seems endless as the world's richest people rationalize the staggering wealth disparity.

Posted on: Feb 16, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Compared to other developed countries, equal education has been a low priority in America.

Posted on: Feb 9, 2014, Source: AlterNet

And the more they take from us, the greater their belief that they deserve the wealth we all helped to create.

Posted on: Feb 2, 2014, Source: AlterNet

America's middle class is further from the top than in all other developed countries.

Posted on: Jan 26, 2014, Source: AlterNet

They have all taken from the public or from employees, or through taxes or untaxed inheritances.

Posted on: Jan 19, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Only people who already have money can increase their wealth. Conclusion: The system is broken.

Posted on: Jan 12, 2014, Source: AlterNet

U.S. corporations need to pay for the many years of employee productivity and public research that built their trillion-dollar industries.