Historian’s Advice to Davos Elite Worried About Pitchforks: ‘Stop Talking About Philanthropy’ and Start Paying Higher Taxes

January 29, 2019 by Common Dreams “I mean we can talk for a very long time about all these stupid philanthropy schemes… But we’ve got to be talking about taxes. That’s it. Taxes, taxes, taxes. All the rest is bullshit in my opinion.” by Jon Queally, staff writer Dutch historian… Continue reading

PG&E bankruptcy: Utility seeks to pay $130 million in bonuses, void green energy contracts

By GEORGE AVALOS | gavalos@bayareanewsgroup.com | Bay Area News Group (mercurynews.com) PUBLISHED: January 29, 2019 at 10:15 am | UPDATED: January 30, 2019 at 4:43 am Tucked inside PG&E’s mammoth bankruptcy filing is a company request that the judge in the case approve payment of $130 million in cash incentive bonuses to thousands of PG&E employees, according… Continue reading

Democracy at Work: Richard Wolff Schools Jordan Peterson on Marx

Start at 16:30 minutes in.the new symbolization Published on Dec 23, 2018 Half hour abridged version here: https://youtu.be/DzmtZYEbd0M A very serious response to many of the commenters below… https://youtu.be/KCcpt76IEz4 Jordan Peterson said that the reason he cancelled on the scheduled debate with Douglas Lain of Zero Books was because ZB… Continue reading

Articles ~ Actions ~ Kevin Cooper on 48 Hours ~ Announcements, Mon.1/28 – Wed. 1/30 (from Adrienne Fong)

Periodic Announcements Thank you to all who came out Saturday, to resist the message of the “The Walk for Life” Please encourage groups you are involved in to post events on Indybay: https://www.indybay.org/calendar/?page_id=12 Thank you to those who are posting there!   Check Indybay for other events that might interest you. ACCESSIBILITY: Please… Continue reading

“It Can’t Be Warren and It Can’t Be Sanders”: Wall Street Executives Make 2020 Preferences Known

January 28, 2019 by Common Dreams “Wall Street likes Biden, Booker, Harris, Gillibrand, and Beto. Guess who they hate? Sanders and Warren. All the rest is commentary.” by Jake Johnson, staff writer Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) greet one another on stage at a rally in Boston… Continue reading

Wall Street wary of progressive Democrats on the House finance committee

20/01/2019 – 02:26 (France24.com) Washington (AFP) Wall Street is bunkering down for a wave of intense scrutiny as a group of progressive Democrats, including social media star Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, have joined a powerful House of Representatives committee overseeing banking activities. “It’s a huge victory,” said Ocasio-Cortez, at 29 the youngest… Continue reading