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By Greg Palast for Vice (UK) and The Other 98% (US) (O98 Note: Tired of the Kochs and their ilk poisoning our climate and selling us a bill of goods? Then join us, along with 350.org, the Sierra Club and the Hip-Hop Caucus for the Forward on Climate...

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Rep. Jan Schakowsky has introduced a new bill to tax the richest Americans. “In the United States today, the richest 1 percent owns 34 percent of our nation’s wealth -- that’s more than the entire bottom 90 percent, who own just 29 percent of the...

"We can have democracy in this country, or we can have great wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can’t have both." -Louis D. Brandeis

Wisconson Last Night

March 10, 2011 | In: Commentary

When it comes to what happened in Wisconsin last night, we have a one-word...

If Scott Walker doesn't get his way, he'll apparently just start laying off workers at random. That sounds more like a bank robber taking hostages than a Governor acting like a responsible human...

When you're caught on tape accepting potential bribes from a billionaire, messing with your opponents' pay schedule, considering Nixon-style dirty tricks on Wisconsinites, threatening workers with layoffs, making sexist comments and hoping for the spread...

BREAKING NEWS FROM WISCONSIN

February 23, 2011 | In: Commentary

BREAKING NEWS: Scott Walker caught on tape considering offer on "planting some troublemakers" into Madison protest crowd. Walker was allegedly called by someone posing as David Koch, and that's just one of the bombshells caught on the tape. CONFIRMED:...