John Miller, Professor of Economy at Wheatfore College, gives a 101-level course on income tax, wealth tax, income inequity, and how different tax proposals by Sanders and Warren could equalize the tax structure for “those who have more money than they know what to do with” and use it for social good.
So who would expect that Harvard University would be implicated in destroying the Brazilian savanna? Well it is, along with a number of other pension and endowment funds, says Maria Luisa Mendonca from the Network for Social Justice and Human Rights in Brazil. Looking for places to make money, Harvard, TIAA, and others are investing […]
Christopher Peterson, professor of law at the University of Utah and member of the Consumer Federation of America, talks about the bi-partisan proposal of an interest limit on loans to military veterans — and wonders why payday lending interest limits aren’t available for everyone.
Lindsay Koshgarian from the National Priorities Project says we don’t need to raise taxes to pay for Medicare for All — there’s more than plenty of money in the Military budget that doesn’t affect national security. Like paring down the 800 military bases the U.S. has worldwide… or moving toward complete denuclearization instead of spending […]
The Trump base is willing to take short-term pain, like losing health insurance, for the hope of the long-term goal of turning back the clock of equity, according to noted historian and author Gerald Horne. He talks with Jan about Trump, race relations, and oppression in the U.S.
So you make too much for BadgerCare health insurance, but not enough to pay your own — what do you do? Call 211… that’s the number for the United Way agency called Healthconnect. They will help you pay for health insurance — yes pay for it. Rachel Gundacker explains that low-income program to Jan Miyasaki.