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Why Don’t Billionaires Pay the Same High Tax Rates the Rest of Us Pay?
Posted on August 12, 2021 by Luther Blissett
By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds The truth is America has lost its way if commoners pay a rate of 40% but its billionaires pay next to nothing. As with everything else in polarized America, billionaires proclaiming space … Continue reading →
Posted in Corporate Crime, Corporate Welfare, Corruption, culture, Economics, elites, Empire, Financial Crisis, Inequality, Neoliberalism, Oligarchy, Social Control, Social Engineering, society, Sociology, State Crime | Tagged Billionaires, Cartels, economic inequality, Economics, elites, financial crisis, Jeff Bezos, Medicare, Monopolies, Neoliberalism, Oligarchy, Plutocracy, Social Security, Tax Havens, Taxes | Leave a comment
Are Profit and Healthcare Incompatible?
Posted on December 18, 2017 by Luther Blissett
By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds The only way to systemically lower costs is to make prevention and transparency the top priorities. As I have been noting for a decade, the broken U.S. healthcare system will bankrupt the … Continue reading →
Posted in Corporate Crime, Corporate Welfare, Corruption, culture, Economics, Financial Crisis, Social Control, society, State Crime | Tagged Cartels, Economics, Health, healthcare, Illness, Medicaid, Medicare, Monopolies, Prevention, Public Health | Leave a comment
Trump proposes huge hike in military and police spending
Posted on March 9, 2017 by Luther Blissett
By Patrick Martin Source: WSWS.org The Trump administration sent instructions to federal agencies Monday proposing a $54 billion increase in spending for the Pentagon, the intelligence agencies and the Department of Homeland Security, to be offset by $54 billion in … Continue reading →
Posted in anti-war, Authoritarianism, CIA, Corporate Welfare, Corruption, culture, Deep State, Dystopia, Empire, Geopolitics, Militarization, military spending, news, Social Engineering, society, State Crime, war, war on terror, wasted taxpayer dollars | Tagged Agriculture, Border Wall, CIA, Corporate Welfare, Department of Homeland Security, DHS, Domestic Spending, Education, empire, EPA, food stamps, geopolitics, Health and Human Services, Housing, Infrastructure, John McCain, Labor, Medicaid, Medicare, Mick Mulvaney, Militarization, Military, Military Budget, military spending, Office of Management and Budget, OMB, Pentagon, police, police state, Ruling Elite, Social Security, taxpayer dollars, Transportation, Trump, Trump Administration, U.S. Foreign Policy, Urban Development | Leave a comment