Stories by Paul Buchheit

Paul Buchheit is an advocate for social and economic justice. His essays, videos, and poems can be found at  subscribe to Paul Buchheit's feed

Posted on: Mar 20, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Uninformed conservatives should consider who really benefits from U.S. tax laws and assistance programs.

Posted on: Mar 7, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The richest 1 percent and the poorest 50 percent "have basically switched their income shares."

Posted on: Feb 20, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The world's total wealth is about $256 trillion, and in just one year the richest 10% drained nearly $4 trillion away from the rest of civilization.

Posted on: Feb 17, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Five faces of dystopia to remember in the era of Trump.

Posted on: Dec 2, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The forces that swept a narcissistic misogynist into office are gunning for us all.

Posted on: Nov 7, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Half or more of American families have virtually no savings.

Posted on: Oct 18, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Many of the super wealthy are imbued with a distinct sense of entitlement.

Posted on: Sep 12, 2016, Source: AlterNet

This is capitalism at its worst.

Posted on: Aug 1, 2016, Source: AlterNet

In the real world, inequality is destroying the middle class.

Posted on: Dec 29, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Number three: Understand that capitalism has no Incentive to work for poor people.

Posted on: Dec 14, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Congress should be filled with guilt -- and shame -- for failing to deal with our enormous wealth disparities.

Posted on: Dec 7, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Koch? Zuckerberg? There's no shortage of nominees.

Posted on: Nov 16, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Successful social experiments, from planting trees to publicly owned banks, show how a socialist vision can work.

Posted on: Sep 28, 2015, Source: AlterNet

How does your state stack up?

Posted on: Jul 27, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Corporations make trillions off education yet don't pay their fair share.

Posted on: Apr 5, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Nearly 60 percent of his 103 donors received "contracts, zoning changes, business permits or some other tangible benefit"

Posted on: Oct 26, 2014, Source: AlterNet

It tells us what unregulated capitalism does to a society.

Posted on: Sep 22, 2013, Source: AlteNet

That's more than an insult—it's an attack.

Posted on: Jan 28, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Freedom seems to exist more in our minds than in reality.

Posted on: Jan 19, 2013, Source: AlterNet

As we struggle to support ourselves, the super-rich remain on the take, driving us ever closer to the status of most wealth-unequal country in the world.