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Billionaires are a Sign of Economic Failure

Inherited wealth and crony capitalism have created an aristocratic class that undermines social mobility and democracy By Max Lawson Source: Inequality.org The New York Times published an editorial comment on its front page in January 2019, provocatively entitled “abolish billionaires.” The … Continue reading

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Wealth Identity Politics: Billionaires Acting Like A Persecuted Minority Is Peak Capitalism

By Caitlin Johnstone Source: CaitlinJohnstone.com “I guess maybe Bernie Sanders shouldn’t exist,” said billionaire Steve Schwarzman while seated in a library building named after billionaire Steve Schwarzman and promoting a book with billionaire Steve Schwarzman’s face on it. According to Bloomberg … Continue reading

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A Taoist Master Explains the Difference Between Religion and Individual Spiritual Cultivation

By Dylan Charles Source: Waking Times “The modern world needs true spiritual guidance and development.” ~ Taoist Master Hua Ching Ni A spiritual war is upon us and the individual is challenged to maintain integrity in a sea of greed, … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Peeping Tom

Review by Roger Ebert Source: RogerEbert.com The movies make us into voyeurs. We sit in the dark, watching other people’s lives. It is the bargain the cinema strikes with us, although most films are too well-behaved to mention it. Michael … Continue reading

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Nuclear War: Just Another Day

  By Colin Todhunter Source: OffGuardian Catastrophic events that send the world into turmoil happen on ‘just another day’. The atom bomb that exploded over Hiroshima took place while thousands of ordinary folk were just going about their everyday business … Continue reading

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Rage Against the War Machine: An Interview with Peace Activist Cindy Sheehan

By Mnar Muhawesh Source: Mint Press News Some 2.7 billion dollars per day. That’s how much the U.S. government will spend next year to prop up the military and the more than 800 bases it maintains in over 70 countries. … Continue reading

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The 5-Step CEO pay scam

Grossly widening inequalities of income and wealth cannot be separated from grossly widening inequalities of political power in America. This corruption must end. By Robert Reich Source: Nation of Change Average CEO pay at big corporations topped 14.5 million dollars in … Continue reading

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