Daily Archives: November 9, 2021

2021-11-09: News Headlines

SAM (2021-11-09). Should Rich People Get a Free Pass at Tax Time? inequality.org

Bill Meyer (2021-11-09). An overview of DOC NYC 2021, largest documentary film festival in U.S. peoplesworld.org The country's largest documentary film festival, DOC NYC, is ready to begin its 2021 edition from November 10-18 in-person and online at www.docnyc.net. This 12th year of DOC NYC has a wealth of relevant films for progressive viewers. Some of the highly recommended docs that have been reviewed previously in these pages include Listening to …

Joris Leverink (2021-11-09). Anti-Capitalist Chronicles: Capital in the Attic. roarmag.org Season 3, Episode 24 — Capital in the Attic: | In this episode of ACC, Prof. Harvey talks about the real players in our capitalist society who operate outside of the market system and are accumulating massive amounts of wealth. Players like Carlos Slim, the Koch brothers, Stephen A. Schwarzman, CEO of Blackstone, reside in the "attic," where real wealth and real power are being assembled, argues Harvey. | You can support this podcast on

Marlee Kokotovic (2021-11-09). UN turns to world leaders and the wealthy to help with world hunger. nationofchange.org "We've got conflict, climate change, and Covid-19 driving up the numbers of the acutely hungry, and there are now more than 45 million people marching towards the brink of starvation."

_____ (2021-11-09). These Billionaires Received Taxpayer-Funded Stimulus Checks. popularresistance.org In March 2020, as the first wave of coronavirus infections all but shut down the U.S. economy, Congress responded with rare speed, passing a $2.2 trillion relief package called the CARES Act. The centerpiece of the law was an emergency payment to over 150 million American households that needed help. | Congress used a simple filter to determine who was eligible for assistance: The full $1,200 was limited to single taxpayers who'd reported $75,000 a year or less in income on their previous tax return. Married couples got $2,400 if they had reported less than $150,000 in income. Money was sent automatically to thos…

Sarah Anderson (2021-11-08). The Rich Already Have Paid Leave. Meet One of the Activists Behind the Fight to Make it Universal. inequality.org

Anonymous103 (2021-11-08). Russia And Moldova Conclude Gas Deal That Liberal Forces Wanted To Avoid. southfront.org Illustrative ImageMoldova comes to realization that it cannot divorce from Russia. | Written by Paul Antonopoulos, independent geopolitical analyst | Despite being a full member of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), Moldova today is ruled by a liberal government that is attempting to move away from Russia to become closer to the European Union and NATO. This has put Moldova in an awkward situation as its hostility against Russia could have had devastating repercussions as a gas crisis was looming, somethi…

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