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The Boundless Advantages of the Welfare State—for the Rich

Robbing the rest of us blind, wealthy Americans benefit from a wide array of tax breaks and government subsidies that are hidden behind the constant Republican blather about entitlements for the poor. By: Paul Buchheit President Biden’s $1.9 trillion Covid relief plan is a positive step forward in the battle for economic and social justice. […]

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A Plutocracy Ruled by Self-Centered Jerks?

A Plutocracy Ruled by Self-Centered Jerks? (via Moyers & Company) Two studies released last week confirmed what most of us already knew: the ultra-wealthy tend to be narcissistic and have a greater sense of entitlement than the rest of us, and Congress only pays attention to their interests. Both studies are consistent…