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Democratic Sen. Mark Warner Urges the Rich to Challenge Populist Anger (Video)

The Virginia senator called on an audience of business and political elites to respond to public discontent by lobbying harder for the reduction of corporate taxes and the cutting of public programs like Social Security.

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Starbucks CEO Compels Workers to Do Political Bidding

The coffee company’s chief executive, Howard Schultz, conscripted “countless low wage workers into the austerity army” in asking his Washington, D.C.-area employees to promote the billionaire-backed Fix the Debt campaign by scrawling the words “Come Together” on customers’ cups.

Posted on Mar 5, 2013 READ MORE



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Alan Greenspan, Mr. ‘Fix the Debt’

The man who missed the $8 trillion housing bubble that was generating more than $1 trillion in wealth per year—and the collapse of which led to the current demand crisis that is strangulating the economy—was present at the formation of the corporate-backed Campaign to Fix the Debt.

Posted on Dec 29, 2012 READ MORE



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CEO’s Demand Austerity to Fix Budget, Not End to Corporate Welfare

A group of corporate CEOs that contributed to the burgeoning deficit crisis want the poor and elderly to largely pay for the mess the greedy Wall Street fat cats helped create.

Posted on Nov 26, 2012 READ MORE



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What Capitalists Want for Christmas

A group of CEOs led by Macy’s Terry Lundgren calling itself the Fix the Debt coalition is hoping for a deficit-busting austerity budget this holiday season—not a program to create American jobs.

Posted on Nov 22, 2012 READ MORE


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