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Trump and His Many Billionaire Enablers

Chuck Collins and Omar Ocampo Inequality.org
Trump didn't get there on his own. Many have enabled him, especially the billionaires who funneled money his way and then stood by as he damaged our democracy.

The Super-Rich Are Raking in Billions

David Cay Johnston DC Report
For each additional dollar you earned in 2018 compared to 2016, each of the Platinum-Premiere crowd got an additional $2,215.

How to Tax Our Way Back to Justice

Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman New York Times
The good news is that we can fix tax injustice, right now. There is nothing inherent in modern technology or globalization that destroys our ability to institute a highly progressive tax system. The choice is ours.

The Politics and Potential of the Green New Deal

Johanna Bozuwa Progressive Review
A Green New Deal in the US could help break corporate power and control over economic decision‐making, design a just transition for workers, and reimagine neighbourhoods and communities
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