The 1% owns even more wealth today
The arrest of the two men touched off a furor around the U.S. over racial profiling.
“So for many on the island, Home Depot’s decision to destroy its entire stock of merchandise following Hurricanes Irma and Maria — rather than give it to those in need — seemed especially cruel.
The company crushed one million pounds worth of goods, according to Waste Management records obtained by Channel 2 Action News. They were sent to a local landfill and claimed on the company’s insurance — rather than sorted for hurricane survivors.
Home Depot agreed to crush the inventory, according to records from the Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority, and haul it to the landfill over several days in November. The cost? $25,000.”
Waste Management records obtained by Channel 2 Action News show the company crushed one million pounds worth of goods
The trend shows that the global economy is skewed in favor of the rich, rewarding wealth instead of work.
Oxfam said that governments should focus on policies that would lead to fairer distribution of wealth and stronger workers’ rights.
These could include introducing a living wage, supporting labor unions and tackling gender discrimination.
Governments also need to tackle tax avoidance and put limits on shareholder returns and executive pay, Oxfam said. The group argues companies should not issue dividends to shareholders unless they pay their workers a living wage.
Oxfam also said that tax policies should be used to reduce extreme wealth.
Beating Roy Moore by 1% of the vote isn’t some huge moral victory. Instead it is proof of just how damaged the Democratic brand is, especially in the South. 49% of voters thought a pedophile who espoused slavery was a better choice than the Democrat. This is America going in to 2018
You got played working class Trump voters. I hope you all enjoy paying more taxes so the true “lazy bums” like trump can get another tax break
“President Trump could cut his tax bills by more than $1.1 billion, including saving tens of millions of dollars in a single year, under his proposed tax changes, a New York Times analysis has found.”
Mr. Trump and his family would benefit from his proposed repeal of the estate tax and a reduction in other tax rates.
If you think for 1 second that the fascists will ever stop and not come after you because of your race, skin color, heritage, job, or money then you are gravely mistaken, unless of course you are a billionaire or one of their soldiers. Everyone is expendable in their playbook! Only a matter of time before they come after you my friend!
1 Vice President Mike Pence (R)
2 Speaker of the House of Representatives Paul Ryan (R)
3 President pro tempore of the Senate Orrin Hatch (R)
4 Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (R)
5 Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin (R)
6 Secretary of Defense James Mattis (I)
7 Attorney General Jeff Sessions (R)
8 Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke (R)
9 Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue (R)
10 Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross (R)
11 Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta (R)
12 Secretary of Health&Human Services Tom Price (R)
13 Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson (R)
– Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao (R)[a] note: not born in America
14 Secretary of Energy Rick Perry (R)
15 Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos (R)
16 Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin (I)
17 Secretary of Homeland Security John F. Kelly (I)