Stewart Acuff

Apr 15

We Subsidize the Koch Brothers’ Charitable Giving

Last week I was criticized for pointing out the absurdity of the Koch Brothers contributing to the Smithsonian (our national museums), and other charities while working like hell to dismantle our democracy. Well it turns

Aug 27

Microsoft Stashes Billions Overseas to Avoid US Taxes

David Sirota is reporting on International Business Times that US technology giant Microsoft is stashing away $92 BILLION overseas to avoid US corporate taxes. This is a company that used American skill and talent and

Aug 12

Make Deadbeat Corporations Pay!

Nobel Prize winning economist Paul Krugman and other economists have been looking at a particularly ugly and cynical and UNPATRIOTIC corporate practice to avoid paying any American taxes. These are American corporations which make

May 19

25 Men Made More than Every Kindergarten Teacher in America

Institutional Investor’s Alpha magazine’s “Rich List” reveals just 25 of the most elite of the Financial Elite–just 25 MALE Hedge Fund Managers–made more than twice as much as ALL kindergarten teachers in America. The

May 15

Saving an America in Crisis

The 2014 campaigns for the US Congress and state governors, even state legislators, city council members and mayors have already begun. Even the Presidential campaign of 2016 has begun. In this critical moment in American

Apr 30

Caterpillar Avoided $2.4 Billion in US taxes

Caterpillar, the “world’s largest maker of construction and mining equipment,” avoided $2.4 billion in US corporate taxes by diverting $8 billion in profit through a Swiss affiliate. (The Guardian) Senator Carl Levin’s Senate Committee is

Dec 10

Fast Food Workers Expand Their Strikes & Their Struggle, Which is Our Struggle

Naturally and appropriately, news from The Left during the last several days has focused on the life, death, struggle, and victory of Nelson Mandela. Totally appropriate for us to focus on the passing of

Sep 27

American Families Give the Rich $6000 a Year

“Overall, American families are paying an annual $6,000 subsidy to corporations that have doubled their profits and cut their taxes in half in ten years while cutting 2.9 million jobs in the U.S. and adding almost

Sep 11

Paul Krugman on What is and What Could Have Been

Back in 2009 shortly after the financial meltdown and the crash of the real economy with subsequent unemployment, declining wages, and the working families’ Depression that has persisted to this day, Dr. Richard Levins

Jul 12

Is Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell on the way to jail?

Reports are flooding out of Virginia. The radical right-wing Republican Governor Bob McDonnell has been exposed for using the state credit card for personal purposes and accepting huge benefits for personal gifts – the

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