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Culture Government

We, the Plutocrats vs. We, the People

We, the Plutocrats vs. We, the People September 15, 2016 by Bill Moyers This post first appeared on BillMoyers.com. The following is a condensed version of a speech that Bill Moyers delivered at the Chautauqua Institution in Chautauqua, New York, on July 8, 2016, and is crossposted at TomDispatch.com. Sixty-six years ago this summer, on […]

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Business Government

Oligarchs: These Aren’t Your Benevolent Philanthropists

Muncie, Indiana – Muncie Voice has shared lots of information about how the Oligarchs (ruling class) in our society has used their money to manipulate our democracy. They want you to believe their support of certain non-profit charities means they’re simply good folks using their wealth to benefit society. We know there are wealthy people […]

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Business Government

Plutocrats: Public Enriches Wealthy Through Stadium Fundings

Bill Moyers: Stadium Funding Deals Only Enrich the Plutocrats (via Moyers & Company) In 2008, as the damage from Wall Street’s collapsing house of cards spread through the brick-and-mortar economy, Bill Moyers took an Emmy Award-winning look at the new Yankee Stadium project, seeing in it a shining illustration of our new Gilded Age…