28 thoughts on “Rich richer, poor poorer in the USA

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  13. The Supreme Court’s partisan Republican 5-4 ruling in Citizens United granted corporations and billionaires a “right” to buy elections – and destroy our precious Democracy. We see the direct consequences every day on our TV’s with lie-filled SuperPac attack ads.

    In 24 hours, People for the American Way and its allies will deliver millions of signatures for the “Democracy for All” constitutional amendment (SJ Res 19) to overturn Citizens United. Could you take a moment to add your name right now?

    Thanks for all you do!

    Bob Fertik

    The clock is ticking…


    Join our 24-HOUR CAMPAIGN: Add your name to help #GetMoneyOut!

    sign the petition

    Dear Activist —

    We’re teaming up with our allies in the movement to get big money out of elections for a massive petition delivery this Wednesday (TOMORROW)!

    That means you have less than 24 hours to make sure YOUR name is included among the millions of Americans demanding a constitutional amendment to overturn decisions like Citizens United!

    The clock is ticking: Add your name here right away>>

    The Democracy for All constitutional amendment will be voted on by the full U.S. Senate on September 8 — the same day Congress returns from its summer recess.

    While senators are still home for recess, we’re joining forces with activists and organizations across the country to have our petition signatures delivered to 20 key Senate state offices!

    When PFAW teamed up with allies to deliver these petition signatures at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, we had more than two million. This time, we hope to surpass even that — but we can’t do it without you.

    Stand up … be counted … and help get the corrupting influence of big money OUT of our elections.


    Demand a constitutional amendment to undo the harm of the Citizens United and McCutcheon Supreme Court decisions>>

    Thank you for fight to save our democracy and restore Government By the PEOPLE!

    — Rio Tazewell, Government By the People Campaign Coordinator


  14. Dear fellow progressive:

    The financial crisis of 2007-2008 made one thing crystal clear: Markets will not regulate themselves. After the crisis Congress took steps to rein in some destructive financial trends but unfortunately left others unchecked. The out-of-control growth in executive pay is one such unchecked area.

    That’s why I’m introducing the Income Equity Act of 2015. Signal your support for this critical legislation by signing our petition.

    And taxpayers actually subsidize these lavish packages through a loophole in the tax code that allows businesses to deduct many expenses – including executive wages – and only pay taxes on profit. The law limits deducting executive wages past $1 million, which is why companies have gotten so creative in compensating their executives with stock options, private jets and other non-wage benefits.

    Right now the law does nothing to stop this massive growth in executive compensation. The Income Equity Act is the fix we need.

    This Act will limit the deductibility of executive compensation to $500,000 or 25 times a company’s median salary, whichever is greater. This change will rein in the growth of executive payouts while encouraging companies to raise the pay of workers at the bottom of the pay scale.

    Lend your support to the Income Equity Act. Sign our petition.

    Thank you,

    Barbara Lee
    Member of Congress


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