Rich Getting Richer Via Tax Policies

by Gerald E. Scorse

Dissident Voice | September 10, 2019

“I’ve been rich and I’ve been poor. Believe me, rich is better.” This famous quote has always been true, but never as true as today. After decades of dominance by the right, here’s the 2019 version:

“I’ve been rich and I’ve been poor. Believe me, rich is insanely better.”

The insanity stems from tax policies. Marginal income tax rates plunged starting in the 1980s, hitting their modern-day lows under President George W. Bush. After rising modestly during the Obama Administration, they fell again under President Trump.Read More »

Sustainable art

by Odomaro Mubangizi

Pambazuka News | August 31, 2019

Sustainable art
Odomaro Mubangizi

Through this piece of art, the artist expresses his views on what he calls “sustainable art”.

 

The artist invites art critics to identify the main elements in the piece of art, discuss about the various main themes in the artwork and identify the main medium that is discernible in this piece of art.

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