The myth that billionaires boost the economy is untrue – particularly when they amass their wealth through political connections.
First published in 2010, this article is well worth a read: Information connecting Ilse and Koch Industries is hard to find but is a string of fragments, pieces of information that connects the American and German Kochs and this connection gives us a clear image of the sentiment behind the Tea Party and conservative American politics since the 1950s.
Martin Shkreli is the founder and chief executive of Turing Pharmaceuticals, which raised the price of the drug Daraprim to $750 a tablet from $13.50.
Three of the world's richest and most powerful people, former Treasury Secretaries Robert Rubin, Henry Paulson and Timothy Geithner laugh out loud over the issue of income inequality earlier this year at a conference sponsored by former convict and junk-bond scam artist Michael Milken.
16,000 people hold 11 percent of the entire nation's wealth.
The political network led by industrialists Charles and David Koch plans to spend $889 million for the 2016 elections.
Big business wins and democracy loses as both parties lie about free trade.
The imminent need for basic income in recognition of our machine-driven future.
Bernie Sanders describes the Koch brothers never-ending assault on the US government and US Economy. Laying out in stark terms the ultimate goal of the vast network of Koch-funded far-right-wing organizations peddling lies and misinformation in their efforts to mislead the American public: The complete destruction of Social Security.
You need to earn a paltry $385,000.00 annual income to be part of the nations' 1 percent.
As politicians and business leaders gather in Davos, climate expert Jørgen Randers argues that democracy will continue to hamper climate action.
As inequality soars, the nervous super rich are already planning their escapes.
According to a recent Princeton study, the US is now ruled by wealth elites who hold all the power. This is defined as an oligarchy.
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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.