The sleazy, double-dealing, thieving Congressmen who sent letters to the FCC condemning Net Neutrality received 2.3 times more campaign contributions from the cable industry than average.
[US News] Republicans are happy to add $300 billion to federal budget deficits over the next decade by making six heavily lobbied corporate tax breaks permanent without offsetting the cost. Meanwhile, House Speaker John Boehner refuses to even consider legislation to renew federal jobless benefits unless “it is paid for and includes something to help create jobs.
One one banker was ever jailed for the financial crisis and this joint article by The New York Times and ProPublica explains why.
A hedge fund manager just made the biggest home purchase in U.S. history.
Big corporations, the ultra-wealthy and special interests with a lot of money and power essentially make all of the decisions. Citizens wield little to no political power.
Paul Krugman dissects the plutocratic mindset.
Josh Marshall explains the disconnect of the wealthy perfectly in this superb op-ed for Talking Points Memo.
The World Economic Forum begins in Davos, Switzerland, Oxfam International has released a new report called, “Working for the Few,” that contains some startling statistics on what it calls the “growing tide of inequality.”
The Corruption Perceptions Index 2013 serves as a reminder that the abuse of power, secret dealings and bribery continue to ravage societies around the world.
Insight into the acute social and economic crisis of our time: Wealth Inequality.
Wealth Inequality in America: Infographics on the distribution of wealth in America, highlighting both the inequality and the difference between our perception of inequality and the actual numbers. The reality is often not what we think it is.
Six of the top televangelists in the country are under investigation for skimming donations from their godly duties to pay for 10.5 Million dollar mansions, Lear jets, and Rolls-Royces.
“We no longer have the luxury of tradition. But before we change the world, we need to change the way we think." ~Brand
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"America does not have an aristocracy or a plutocracy."
I seriously doubt that if Michaele was indeed a socialite she’d be employed as a
receptionist, department store clerk or makeup artist… Paris Hilton she is not….
These two are posers who don’t pay their bills and are taking this reality/celebrity train
for all its worth…They are both idiots.