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Belén Fernández: A Horrible Billionaire Unconcerned With Human Suffering Is a Fitting Choice for 2021 ‘Person of the Year’

Might it not be more charming to select a Person of the Year who is actually concerned with alleviating human misery—as opposed to someone chasing a dystopian vision of an exclusive future universe run by and for Elon Musk?

January 4, 2022 · 5 Comments

Sarah Anderson, Chuck Collins: Tax the Billionaires Right Now

This moment may not last, so we must act fast to make sure these outrageously wealthy individuals and families pay their fair share.

October 26, 2021 · 4 Comments

Chuck Collins: Helping the Rich Let Go

A new generation of wealth advisers helps wealthy people give away their money instead of hoarding it.

October 4, 2021 · 3 Comments

George Lakey: As the US empire declines, what openings exist for progressive movements?

Hard as it may be to see beyond the chaos and suffering in Afghanistan, the larger picture reveals real opportunities for social change.

August 25, 2021 · Leave a comment

George Monbiot: Embarrassment of Riches

Every day, private jets take off from London carrying a single passenger, mostly flying to Russia and the US. Each of them is filled with 32,000 litres of fuel. That’s as much fossil energy as a small African town might use in a year.

September 30, 2019 · 1 Comment

Paul Buchheit: America’s Children Face Income Inequality Unseen in Generations

Greater equality of wealth and opportunity can only be achieved through progressive policies, now and in 2020.  The Inequality to be Suffered by Our Children  The fortunate ones will not … Continue reading

December 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

John Atcheson: A Tragedy in Three Parts — Corporations, Coups, and Crazies

The silent coup and the roots of corporate tyranny. Nearly 40 years ago, in his first inaugural address, Ronald Reagan said, “In this present crisis, government is not the solution … Continue reading

November 2, 2018 · Leave a comment

Paul Buchheit: How Inequality Is Killing Off Humanity

The super-rich are making it nearly impossible to reverse the deadly effects of an unnaturally unequal society, in part because they’re no longer connected to the world beyond their estates. … Continue reading

January 15, 2018 · 1 Comment

Bernie Sanders: Fight for our Progressive Vision

As I look ahead to this coming year, a number of thoughts come to mind. First and foremost, against an enormous amount of corporate media noise and distraction, it is … Continue reading

January 4, 2015 · 1 Comment

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