Category Archives: Economy

  1. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. “Only love can do that [drive out hate]”

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    January 19, 2020 by epoetus

    by Bert     It is easy to say “history repeats itself” and “if we haven’t learned from history then …
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  2. The New Year: Taxes, Capitalism and democracy

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    December 30, 2019 by epoetus

    By Bert     This NY Times article has an animated graphic which shows the decline of income tax for …
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  3. What is the deal with the trade agreements?

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    November 2, 2019 by epoetus

    And the trade wars? And the agreements regarding asylum seekers?     #45IdiOTUS has promoted a fictional narrative that it …
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  4. The revolution is here — Democrats ignore it at their peril

    November 1, 2019 by epoetus

    NOTE: this is an excerpt from the Alternet article by the same title.  The link to the Alternet article is …
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  5. A WA first: SJC Democrats just put an income and wealth tax onto the Democratic party agenda

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    September 22, 2019 by epoetus

        “We can have democracy in this country, or we can have great wealth concentrated in the hands of …
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  6. Messages for the “Fly Over” states: Global Warming

    September 8, 2019 by epoetus

    4 points and a ‘truth sandwich’         There are political messages that resonate across political lines and …
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  7. We Have A Rich White Male Problem

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    August 13, 2019 by epoetus

              This problem pre-dates the industrial age, monopolies, trust busting and the end of Slavery. It …
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  8. What does political success look like?

    July 20, 2019 by epoetus

        In the political topsy turvey world we live in, a world where Fox News carries as much credibility …
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  9. What is happening in the Safety Net?Health Care – Lies exposed – Social Security – True facts about the status of the trust funds.

    January 9, 2019 by stephenshubert

    That’s $5.2 trillion that America can save by creating a Medicare system by which every American has medical coverage. Check …
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  10. Bernie’s slam on Trump Tax Plan

    October 17, 2017 by stephenshubert

    Bernie Sanders picks apart Donald Trump’s “pathetic” tax plan that would cut taxes for the richest Americans by billions while …
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