Daily Archives: February 5, 2019

Sanders And Schumer Team Up To Stop Corporate Stock Buybacks At Greedy Companies

The Ring of Fire

Published on Feb 5, 2019

Senators Bernie Sanders and Chuck Schumer have teamed up to draft legislation that would put an end to corporate stock buybacks if corporations aren’t paying at least a $15 minimum wage. This is the kind of legislation that is sorely needed to help combat the rampant greed that has become the standard at American corporations. Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins discusses this move. Link – https://thehill.com/homenews/senate/4…

Stop the T-Mobile/Sprint Merger

Free Press
Published on Feb 5, 2019

Free Press talks about why the T-Mobile/Sprint merger would drive up wireless prices for everyone — harming low-income people and communities of color in particular. #stoptmobilesprint

Frontline : The Warning (Documentary)

Asia Sporer
Published on Sep 26, 2017

Flashback: How Michael Cohen Acted as Donald Trump’s “Fixer” | FRONTLINE

Published on Nov 29, 2018

As Michael Cohen pleads guilty to lying to Congress in charges stemming from special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation, look back on the role Cohen once played as Donald Trump’s “fixer.”

Billionaire Faceplants LIVE on 70% Tax Rate

David Pakman Show

Published on Jan 28, 2019

–Billionaire Michael Dell hilariously faceplants at the Davos World Economic Forum after being told that a 70% marginal tax rate has worked in the United States by Professor Erik Brynjolfsson

Historian says billionaires should stop talking philanthropy, start talking taxes

CBS News

Published on Jan 30, 2019

Historian and author Rutger Bregman made waves at the World Economic Forum in Davos when he told billionaires in attendance that large marginal tax rates, like those suggested by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), are better for the public good than philanthropy. Bregman joined CBSN to discuss how tax policy could be used to reduce inequality.

Davos laughs at AOC tax proposals

Published on Jan 24, 2019

Michael Dell explains how him giving to charity is actually better than paying taxes and why high marginal tax rates on over $10million would slow growth until it’s pointed out this happened in the US for decades… and didn’t.

“Charity is a cold grey loveless thing. If a rich man wants to help the poor, he should pay his taxes gladly, not dole out money at a whim.” — Clement Attlee