Social Equity

‘Jarring Wake-Up Call’: Hunger Surges in US After Food Aid Cuts

‘Jarring Wake-Up Call’: Hunger Surges in US After Food Aid Cuts “Effective federal public policies over the previous few years were spectacularly successful in stemming U.S. hunger, but as many of those policies have been reversed, hunger has again soared,” said one expert. BRETT WILKINS Nov 22, 2023 Highlighting the end of a yearslong trend […]

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‘Tax These Moochers’: Top 1% Dodge $163 Billion in Taxes Each Year

“The sheer magnitude of lost revenue is striking: it is equal to 3% of GDP, or all the income taxes paid by the lowest earning 90% of taxpayers,” Sarin writes. “   ‘Tax These Moochers’: Top 1% Dodge $163 Billion in Taxes Each Year Protestors march across the Brooklyn Bridge demanding higher taxes on the

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Montage makes list of world’s best new hotels while Sonoma County Third highest homeless population

Sonoma County becomes the playground for the rich while homelessness sky rockets…..room rates start at $695 a night Montage Healdsburg resort developer fined record $6.4 million for water violations    Montage makes list of world’s best new hotels   Travel + Leisure magazine selected luxury resort Montage Healdsburg to be on its 16th annual list

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‘Exactly What This Country Needs’: Progressives Applaud Biden’s Proposal to Raise Taxes on Wealthy | Common Dreams News

End of the Reagan “Trickle down economics” or the biggest wealth transfer in the history of the US? “High-income earners, wealthy investors, and millionaire heirs have skated by without paying their fair share for far too long,” Pearl continued. “The tax hikes proposed by President Biden would reverse decades of our tax code prioritizing wealth

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Zoom paid $0 in federal income taxes on 4,000 percent profit increase during pandemic

“It’s time to end a rigged tax code that benefits the wealthy and powerful.” —Sen. Bernie Sanders Zoom paid $0 in federal income taxes on 4,000 percent profit increase during pandemic Jake Johnson, Common Dreams March 22, 2021 The U.S.-based online video chat platform Zoom has seen its profits skyrocket by 4000% during the Covid-19

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