As this nation recovers from a deadly pandemic and rightwing hate groups that are trying to provoke a second Civil War, let’s remember how this all came about. And all for a few extra pieces of gold.
The bifurcated economy that took shape in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic destroyed the lives, savings and small businesses of innumerable Americans, but the year wasn’t a financial washout for everyone.
The scare of unemployment hitting 20% has not yet happened. Instead, it dropped a bit to 13%+. Why? Americans forced to go back to work before cogently addressing the pandemic. Trump and the GOP’s plan was perfect. Give some crumbs to Americans to hold them over during their deer-in-the-light moment. Of course, the stimulus gave […]
Venture capitalist Chamath Palihapitiya has a conscience. and His statements on billionaires who run hedge funds and others will get noticed for some time.
“JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon Takes on Socialism, Says It Will Lead to an ‘Eroding Society,’” where Dimon told readers that “socialism has failed everywhere it’s been tried”
Billionaire donors tend to favor causes that benefit or at least do not endanger their own bottom lines. Despite Smith’s generosity he’ against necessary tax increases.
I am not a fan of billionaires and am always suspect of any altruism from them. There is something to learn from the gifts from these two.
Not all millionaires present the pathology we’ve been seen for years as they continue their extraction methodology. We have exceptions.
Being president to a billionaire has to be a crummy job. Having substantial control is easier. When their fortunes are at risk, any one of then is willing.
I bought overpriced Starbucks coffee because I knew I was supporting a company that had a moral social acumen. Former CEO Schultz is now a parasite.