2020-02-17: Social Media Postees

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The Escalating Class War Against Bernie Sanders
Norman Solomon | zcomm.org | 2020-02-17
With very few exceptions, the loudest voices to be heard from mass media are coming from individuals with wealth far above the financial vicinity of average Americans…

Class War Comes to the Democratic Party
Norman Solomon | truthdig.com | 2020-02-17
More than ever, Bernie Sanders is public enemy number one for power elites that thrive on economic injustice. The Bernie 2020 campaign is a direct threat to the undemocratic leverage that extremely wealthy individuals and huge corporations constantly exert on the political process. No wonder we're now seeing so much anti-Bernie rage from leading corporate Democrats

Doing More Harm Than Good? Our Latest Report on the UK's Development Bank, CDC
Daniel Willis | globalresearch.ca | 2020-02-17
Amid the recent back and forth over whether the Department for International Development will be merged into the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, very little attention has been paid to the role of the UK's development finance institution, CDC, in UK …

They have no shame!
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2020-02-14
Chicago, IL – The latest episode in the Jussie Smollett saga continues to unfold as the campaign to rid Cook County of the first honest, progressive, Black woman state's attorney in county history, Kim Foxx, reaches lower and lower into the barrel of dirty tricks, a la Roger Stone and Donald Trump. And make no mistake about it: this is not about rooting out favoritism to the wealthy in the state's attorney's office, as cynically declared by Bill Conway, the billionaire Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) candidate running against her. It's about getting rid of the first state's attorney in Cook County history who has…

Don't believe in class struggle? Read J.P. Morgan's report to wealthy clients
Tim Libretti | peoplesworld.org | 2020-02-14
Mainstream media, largely corporate-owned, loves to avoid addressing the realities of class, and particularly of class struggle, at every turn. While we don't hear the voices of the 99%, we hear plenty from the 1% decrying the slightest reference to class struggle in the United States. The wealthy often complain when sane and reasonable minds …

Trump Doesn't Hate Welfare When It Goes to Wealthy White Farmers
Bryce Covert | thenation.com | 2020-02-14
Trump Doesn't Hate Welfare When It Goes to Wealthy White Farmers…

Detroit Overtaxed Residents by $600M, Causing Foreclosure Crisis. Residents Are Now Fighting Back
Staff | democracynow.org | 2020-02-14
In Detroit, a showdown between progressive lawmakers and the city is taking on racist housing policies that robbed African Americans in Detroit of their homes and widened the racial wealth gap. On Thursday, the Coalition for Property Tax Justice announced a class-action lawsuit against the city of Detroit, Wayne County and the state of Michigan in response to unfair property tax foreclosures. One in four Detroit properties have been subject to property tax foreclosure, a level comparable only to tax foreclosure rates during the Great Depression. According to legal experts, many of the foreclosures were caused by…

Appalachia Gets Special Funding. The Black Rural South Deserves It Too
Greg Kaufmann | thenation.com | 2020-02-14
Appalachia Gets Special Funding. The Black Rural South Deserves It Too.

How the T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Will Increase Inequality
Amitrajeet A. Batabyal | commondreams.org | 2020-02-14
Many industries in the U.S. are dominated by just a handful of companies, such as Amazon and Apple. (Photo: Aytac Unal/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images) | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/apple_5.jpeg