Tag Archives: Wealth Inequality

Charting Economic Inequality

Here are a couple of charts showing the wealth redistribution policies of the republicans over the last couple of decades. The numbers tell the story, but for some explanation, see the DKos post.

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republicans Raise Taxes

You could have knocked me over with a feather when I heard that republicans are pushing for a tax increase. No not on the donor class or corporations, but on the backs of working and middle class Americans. Shockingly, I agree with … Continue reading

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Stop Coddling the Super-Rich

This post’s title comes from an NY Times op-ed of the same name by Warren Buffet, a self-made billionaire. Buffet does the unthinkable and points out the obvious. He opens: OUR leaders have asked for “shared sacrifice.” But when they did … Continue reading

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Workers Of The World, Unite!

The right-wingers would have us believe that unions are anachronistic at best or corrupt thugs at worst. The truth is that unions were at the core of the creation of the American middle class and the prosperity of our nation. The republican … Continue reading

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