Category: Class

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George Lakey: The world’s happiest people already have a Green New Deal

Green New Deal advocates in the United States should look to the Nordic countries for inspiration on how to overcome the 1 percent and address climate change

Sam Pizzigati: How Progressives Can Fix the Progressive Income Tax

Taxes on the wealthy should be linked not just to the top of the income ladder, but also to the bottom

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Jack Rasmus: Trump Whacks the Middle Class

$4.5 Trillion Tax Cut for Them; $1.5 Trillion Tax Hike for the Rest

Rajan Menon: Money Talks, Big Time

1% Politics and the Scandals of A New Gilded Age

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Ann Jones: The Man Who Saw Trump Coming A Century Ago

A Reader’s Guide for the Distraught

Sam Pizzigati: Should We Tax Capital Gains?

Senator Ron Wyden is digging imaginatively into the innards of taxing capital gains

Chuck Collins: A Cure for Excessive Wealth Disorder

Here’s a simple test to determine whether politicians are carrying water for the richest 0.1 percent

Jori Hamilton: Poor and marginalised people bear the brunt of climate change

Tackling environmental collapse is a matter of class, racial and gender justice

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Jesse Jackson: Florida’s Poll Tax is a New Low

Republicans in the state legislator are moving to frustrate the will of citizens, adding a new burden to exclude voters, a new form of one of the most loathsome Jim Crow tactics — the poll tax

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Dean Baker: The Importance of Kicking Up

The rich wrote the rules in ways that ensure that they get a disproportionate share of income. We have to attack these rules

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