Warren doesn’t just frighten billionaires – she scares the whole establishment | Robert Reich

No wonder the wealth tax turns the Gray Lady white as a sheet: it will help the needy and its author is a good bet for presidentOn Thursday, the New York Times reported on a study showing that Elizabeth Warren’s proposed wealth tax (and presumably Bern…

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Warren doesn’t just frighten billionaires – she scares the whole establishment | Robert Reich

No wonder the wealth tax turns the Gray Lady white as a sheet: it will help the needy and its author is a good bet for presidentOn Thursday, the New York Times reported on a study showing that Elizabeth Warren’s proposed wealth tax (and presumably Bern…

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Elizabeth Warren helps out ‘confused’ billionaires with new tax calculator

New tool shows how much Bill Gates and friends would pay under Warren’s plan, and guess what: they’ll still be really rich!Billionaires seem to be nervous about the prospect of Elizabeth Warren or Bernie Sanders winning the Democratic nomination for pr…

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Trump quashes hopes of early resolution to US-China trade dispute

US president says reports from Beijing he had agreed to start phasing out tariffs were untrueHopes of an early end to the US-China trade war have received a setback after Donald Trump said he had yet to agree to start reducing tariffs on imports from A…

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Targeted ads are one of the world’s most destructive trends. Here’s why | Arwa Mahdawi

They have led to a proliferation of fake news and clickbait, fuelled surveillance capitalism and normalised pervasive tracking and data-mining. Then there’s their effect on democracy …We have been arguing about political advertising on social media a…

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Elizabeth Warren’s project is to remake capitalism. What can British politicians learn from her? | Will Hutton

Both Labour and the Lib Dems would do well to study her crusading manifestoFor 40 years, western democracies have been gripped by the doctrine that unalloyed capitalism works. In 2019, the debate has moved on. Capitalism may rule the planet, but it pla…

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