Igor Volsky, director of GunsDown, explains.
When capitalists embrace socialism (for themselves)
“The three companies, which bring their scale and complementary expertise to this long-term effort, will pursue this objective through an independent company that is free from profit-making incentives and constraints,” said the press release.”
This is a great idea. Maybe the American people should form their own healthcare network that is free from the profit motive?? #singlepayer
Health-care related stocks dropped Amazon, J.P. Morgan, and Berkshire Hathaway announced a partnership to improve U.S. employee health care.
If you work for a living, your taxes are going up under the GOP / Trump tax plan.
“It raises another $1.3 trillion by going after deductions for state and local taxes, mortgage interest, charitable contributions, interest on student loans, medical expenses, teachers’ out-of-pocket expenses for paper and pencils for students, and a bunch of other nickel-and-diming of the middle class. No change drawer in the car, couch cushion, or plastic piggy bank is going untouched in the hunt for money to pay for the tax cut. “
The biggest tax hike in American history is being used to pay for the biggest tax cut.
“The far-reaching legislation would grant $62 billion to the governments of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, $27 billion to renovate infrastructure, and $13 billion in additional Federal Emergency Management Agency funding to rebuild the electric grid “with more modern, resilient technologies,” instead of the Stafford Act’s requirements that the grid be restored to its condition before the storms, according to a summary of the bill from Sanders’s office.”
Bernie Sanders and Democrats in the Senate are trying to put Puerto Rico back in the news.
More than 40 graduate student walkouts are planned across the country today to protest a measure tucked into the budget bill that passed the House earlier this month that amounts to a pay cut of thousands of dollars for graduate students by reclassifying their tuition waivers as taxable income. Oppo…