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The One Percent Blues
The hugely rich have always been with us, of course, but now it’s… different. Read more...
Debunking Myths About Who Pays No Federal Income Tax
This video explains who doesn't pay income taxes and why, and notes that the share of non-payers is headed down to just a third a decade from now. Read more...
Sen. Bernie Sanders: Walmart One Of The Major Welfare Recipients In America
Following President Obama's speech this Wednesday, where he was once again pushing for the minimum wage to be increased, Sen. Bernie Sanders spoke to All In's Chris Hayes about some of the obstacles he's facing -- including one of the biggest welfare recipients in the nation -- Walmart. Read more...
Today, 1% of Americans are taking home nearly 20 percent of the country's total income, and own more than 35% of America's wealth. Read more...
The Daily Show's Jon Stewart took New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to task for his nakedly political decision to hold a special election to replace former Sen. Frank Lautenburg. Read more...

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Watch Joe Stringer,in Los Angeles talk about how the foreclosure crisis has decimated his neighborhood in Watts. Read more...
Democratic U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren grilled Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke on Tuesday over government policies that she said promote large financial institutions that are “too big to fail.” Read more...
Why should taxpayers give Big Banks $83 billion a year? Read more...
“Exxon Hates Your Children” ad hits the airwaves: Hard hitting ad targeting subsidies to air in multiple markets this weekend. Countering a multi-million dollar onslaught of advertising by the oil industry in defense of its subsidies, Read more...
This story is just disgusting. There ought to be criminal charges against this contractor for doing this, instead of them trying to dump their liabilities onto the taxpayers: KBR, Guilty In Iraq Negligence, Wants Taxpayers To Foot The Read more...