Patience and Secrecy in the Koch Brothers’ Complex Conspiracy

Jim Hightower

The Koch brothers would love to replace majority rule with a new governing order that empowers the owner class. In 1933, a handful of wealthy Wall Streeters were upset that the newly elected president, Franklin … Read morePatience and Secrecy in the Koch Brothers’ Complex Conspiracy

Robbing Hood: GOP’s ‘Tax Reform’

Will Durst

This tax reform rewards the rich for the hard work of ripping of the rest of us. They’re partying at the Cracker Barrel. Wings are flying out of Hooters. The Olive Garden’s endless breadsticks have … Read moreRobbing Hood: GOP’s ‘Tax Reform’

Why so Many Americans Hate Trump’s ‘Tax Reform’

Jim Hightower

Trump’s ‘tax reform’ will take money from millions of working families and give it to the world’s wealthiest people. Sam Rayburn of Texas, who was a legendary Speaker of the U.S. House in the 1940s … Read moreWhy so Many Americans Hate Trump’s ‘Tax Reform’

Classier Class War

Will Durst

Waddya know? It’s America’s good old buddy, class war. Just when you thought America had fallen down the rabbit hole entering an undiscovered country with no recognizable features and a strange distorted landscape, who stops … Read moreClassier Class War

Why Reward Bad Corporate Behavior with More Tax Breaks?

Jim Hightower

Trumps tax plan is truly golden: for the super-rich, that is, as they’ll get all the big tax breaks. As anyone who has ever been to any of the many cities that are graced with … Read moreWhy Reward Bad Corporate Behavior with More Tax Breaks?

Why Does Amazon Get Corporate Welfare?

Jim Hightower

Amazon stands today as the most advanced and the most ambitious model of a future under oligarchic control. Jeffrey Preston Bezos is the man of unbounded ambition who founded Amazon, the online retailing colossus that … Read moreWhy Does Amazon Get Corporate Welfare?

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