Posts Tagged: Taxes

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 »

Capitalist Trick 23: Convince Workers Unions Suck

At some point in my lifetime, and I was born in 1972, capitalists pulled off an amazing feat. They convinced working class people to no longer bargain collectively for wages and benefits. That victory alone could account for much of the flat or declining wages and benefits over the last 30 years. Let’s rewind back… Read more »