There’s a new crazy charity, TheJobCreators.org — Help the poor by giving to the rich, that’s raising money by asking us to donate to the rich, so they can help the poor. Same reasoning as “tax cuts destroy jobs,” I guess.
I commend and support the Backbone Campaign’s successful activism concerning Shell’s plan to drill in the arctic. They are expert at getting media coverage. But there are many battles to fight, and I wish Backbone would direct their activism towards economic justice. In particular, I want Backbone to expose the outrageously regressive tax system in […]
All but 15 Republicans voted to cut foodstamps. See http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2013/roll476.xml All Democrats in the House voted against the bill. In Washington State, Republican reps Reichert, Hastings, and Rodgers voted to cut food stamps; Herrera Beutler did not vote. http://my.firedoglake.com/cranestation/2013/09/22/food-sunday-house-republicans-and-the-food-stamps-vote/ Comments comments