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Friday Nite Videos | June 25, 2021

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Sha’Carri Richardson Wins Gold & Carl Nassib Becomes First Openly Gay NFL Player. The Music’s Back in This Region. A Crime On The Bayou. Buy, Borrow, Die: How America's Ultrawealthy Stay That Way. How Quantum Mechanics Helps Birds Find Their Way.

Every Billionaire Is a Failure

Christine Emba Washington Post
Instead of debating tweaks at the edges of our tax system, what we should be doing is stretching ourselves to imagine a world where billionaires are impossible.

California's Proposition 15 Goes Down Swinging

Bobbi Murray Capital & Main
Thigpenn says the path forward means reversing public spending priorities that direct resources away from low-income communities — priorities that create tax structure that makes low-income communities in California scramble to fund schools.

14 Successful Ballot Initiatives to Reduce Inequality

Brian Wakamo Inequality.org
On Nov. 3, voters in many states and cities approved a variety of inequality-related proposals, from taxing the wealthy to increasing the minimum wage and tenant protections.

State of Resistance – California Fights Back

Fred Glass The Stansbury Forum
unhoused man at bus stop At the same moment that Trump was riding his horse Xenophobe through a narrow passageway in the Electoral College to the presidency, California elected only Democrats..., extended progressive tax revenues and ...locked out anti-immigrant policy...
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