Nick Hanauer speaks the truth to power, even though he’s a card-carrying member of the Billionaire’s Club. I’ve noticed several CEO’s, political pundits and so-called economic experts saying they’re confused as to why Americans are … Read moreA Billionaire’s Sound Advice to the Billionaire’s Club
Frustrated with the way things are going to hell in a hand basket? Change the rules. The richest 300 people in the world have more wealth than the poorest 3 billion combined. Yes, you read … Read moreThe Only Way to Change Course is to Change the Rules
Sympathy for poor rich folks F. Scott Fitzgerald famously wrote that the rich are different from us. To which Hemingway indirectly snorted, “Yes, they have more money.” And now seems like a good time to … Read moreGuillotine Time for the Rich?
Congress is a very poor gardener, for it keeps watering the weeds and pulling the flowers: Farm subsidy cash helps those who don’t need it. December is a time of many holiday feasts — which … Read moreBillionaires Reap a Cornucopia of Farm Subsidy Cash
Walmart’s CFO is puzzled by reluctance of customers to spend on discretionary items Having been raised in a small-business family and now running my own small outfit, I always find it heartwarming to see hardworking, … Read moreWalmart’s Waltons: Getting Ahead on the Backs of Others
The ultimate insurance policy for the über rich Turn on any news channel these days, especially the liberal, left-leaning ones, and you will see a panel of analysts trying to figure out what is behind … Read moreReal Reason Über Rich are Hoarding the World’s Wealth
Greg Palast wants to shine the light on Super PACs and those who would wreck our civil rights, via a new comic book “Karl Rove has you by the ballots. With a $200 million war chest … Read moreSuper PACs, Vote Theft and Billionaire Ballot Bandits: The Comic Book!
Everyone feels sorry for the 99 percent, but what about the poor billionaires? By Janet Golden and Roz Warren The lavish lifestyles of our nation’s beleaguered billionaires have been rocked by recent financial events: Why … Read moreSympathy Cards for Billionaires