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RJ Eskow is a senior fellow with the Campaign for America's Future.
Monarchy in America? One of Trump's Tax Proposals Would Create a Permanent Aristocracy Overnight
Posted on: Aug 17, 2016, Source: AlterNet
With his plan to abolish the estate tax, Donald Trump is offering up yet another gift to his rich pals.
Bill Clinton's Out of Touch Economically: That's a Big Deal
Posted on: Nov 15, 2014, Source: Curbing Wall St. Project
The country deserves better.
Let’s Nationalize Amazon and Google: Publicly Funded Technology Built Big Tech
Posted on: Jul 8, 2014, Source: Salon
They're huge and ruthless and define our lives. They're close to monopolies. Let's make them public utilities.
10 Reasons Americans Should be Wary of Rand Paul's Libertarianism, Especially Young People
Posted on: Apr 2, 2014, Source: AlterNet
Sen. Rand Paul is trying to attract millennials. Don't fall for it!
6 Examples of Wildly Overpaid Rich Folks (And the Teachers We Could Have Gotten for That Money)
Posted on: Mar 19, 2014, Source: AlterNet
The money certain types of people command in the marketplace tells us something about our society.
What America Would Look Like If Libertarians Got Their Way
Posted on: Dec 25, 2013, Source: AlterNet
What if you cut all benefits? What if all of public life were a giant competition? What libertarianism would look like in real life.
How Elizabeth Warren's Privacy Rules Will Fight the Corporate Snoops
Posted on: Dec 19, 2013, Source: Curbing Wall St. Project
Warren and her colleagues are fighting to chop down barriers for job seekers.
How Right-Wingers Are Stepping Into An Obamacare Trap
Posted on: Dec 3, 2013, Source: Salon
The U.S. Right destroys its credibility in two easy steps: first, author the earliest iteration of the Affordable Care Act, then attack the administration responsible for its implementation.
6 Signs Our Culture Is Sick With Greed
Posted on: Nov 28, 2013, Source: AlterNet
More than ever, we seem infatuated with the fruits of unproductive greed.
The Shamelessness of Bankers
Posted on: Nov 12, 2013, Source: Blog for Our Future
Bank executives have displayed disrespect for both law and regulation, that they are not worthy of the public’s trust, and that they are culturally impaired at a profound level.
Beware: Huge Media Companies Are Selling Corporate Ideology as the 'New American Center'
Posted on: Nov 4, 2013, Source: AlterNet
Esquire and NBC News are pushing a new political demographic that just so happens to be in sync with the priorities of the 1 percent.
What Are Democrats in the Senate Smoking? Caving into Right-Wingers to Cut Medicare Would Be Political Disaster
Posted on: Oct 21, 2013, Source: Curbing Wall St. Project
In twelve weeks or so, we're going to hear more threats, more confrontations, and even more extreme rhetoric from the Govt.
Letter to an Angry Libertarian
Posted on: Oct 11, 2013, Source: AlterNet
Libertarians want to return to the good old days of 19th-century America: a time of robber barons, poverty wages and unsafe working conditions.
7 Signs America Has Regressed Back To the Harsh, Cruel 19th Century
Posted on: Oct 2, 2013, Source: AlterNet
We think we’re in the 21st century, but all the signs suggest we’re living in an earlier and harsher era.
Why Breaking Bad's Walter White Is the Epitomal Greedy American CEO
Posted on: Oct 1, 2013, Source: AlterNet
Walter White has a lot in common with the Masters of the Universe.
11 Questions You Should Ask Libertarians to See if They're Hypocrites
Posted on: Sep 11, 2013, Source: AlterNet
We aren’t suggesting every libertarian is a hypocrite, but there’s an easy way to find out.
5 Wildly Offensive Comments and Actions by Rich Jerks
Posted on: Aug 23, 2013, Source: AlterNet
"I don't think the common person is getting it… if you’re lower income—one, you're not as educated, two, they don't understand how [the system] works.”
7 Things About Prosecuting Wall Street You Wanted to Know (But Were Too Depressed to Ask)
Posted on: Aug 9, 2013, Source: Huffington Post
Why haven't any bankers gone to jail? What's going on in this country?
8 Signs the Rich Have WAY Too Much Money
Posted on: Aug 9, 2013, Source: AlterNet
Our country is increasingly being turned into a plaything for the ultra-rich.
How Do We Fight the Hate-Filled Right Wing Agenda Without Succumbing to Hate Ourselves?
Posted on: Aug 5, 2013, Source: Curbing Wall St. Project
At what point is it reasonable or productive to suggest that we're dealing with bad people?
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