Posts Tagged: Capitalists

History Gets it Wrong, at Least Salon’s Version

In a compelling story over at Salon about how rich people are screwing everyone else over to line their own pockets, they miss one key point that we must recognize if we’re going to avoid history repeating itself. Salon reporter Sophia McClennen writes that “starting in the 1980s policymaking elites in the Western world were… Read more »

Capitalist Trick 14: Slash Their Own Taxes by More than 50 Percent

Capitalists hate two things: paying workers a living wage and paying taxes. In response that hatred of taxes, the conservative movement has helped capitalists enjoy a top tax rate that is more than 50 percent lower than it was in 1950. In 1950, the top tax rate was 91 percent. Now it’s 39.6 percent. Yes,… Read more »