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.
Billionaire Nick Hanauer has a message for his fellow filthy rich, who live in gated bubble worlds: "Wake up, people. It won’t last."
Just a few days ago, on Aug 4, 2014, the tailings pond (the size of a lake) of the gold and copper open-pit Polley Mine, operated by Imperial Metals Corp., breached and sent billions of gallons of metals-laden silt and water into waterways awaiting the return of the salmon.
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Mark Morford is one of the best opinion columnists writing today. And he nails conservative hypocrisy to the wall in this insightful article ...
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.
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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.