White-Privileged Ignore Back-Crushing Stance

White-Privileged Ignore Back-Crushing Stance

Two billionaires race to outer space as the earth burns in the western United States. It’s not the beginning of a joke. It’s certainly not funny. Richard Branson and Jeff Bezos have been given too much space, too much airtime on cable news outlets. I need another...
Folks on Earth Hunger as Mega-Rich Race to Space

Folks on Earth Hunger as Mega-Rich Race to Space

Two billionaires were launched into space in the past two weeks. I joined millions of others in watching the ships’ ascent, brief stay at the edge of space and descent back to earth. Thankfully, all went according to plan, with passengers on both ships returning...
Reaction & Response | Uber-Rich Pay Little in Taxes

Reaction & Response | Uber-Rich Pay Little in Taxes

The wealthiest U.S. citizens pay very little in federal taxes each year, according to a report published by ProPublica on June 8. ProPublica analyzed Internal Revenue Service data it obtained for the wealthiest people in the U.S. over 15 years, discovering that their...