Category Archives: Economics

Assets of world’s “high net wealth” millionaires surged to $70 trillion in 2017

By Barry Grey Source: WSWS.org The concentration of the planet’s wealth in the hands of a narrow financial elite is growing by leaps and bounds. A new report published Tuesday reveals that the wealth of the world’s 18.1 million “high … Continue reading

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Peace is a Cliché: When the West cannot Control the World Unopposed it Means War

Dedicated to my friend, a philosopher, John Cobb, Jr. By Andre Vltchek Source: Dissident Voice The West likes to think of itself as a truly “peace-loving part of the world”. But is it? You hear it everywhere, from Europe to … Continue reading

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Suicide? American Society is Murdering Us

By Ted Rall Source: CounterPunch They say that 10 million Americans seriously consider committing suicide every year. In 1984, when I was 20, I was one of them. Most people who kill themselves feel hopeless. They are miserable and distraught … Continue reading

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Big Pay Gaps Are Bad for Business

Would you do your best work for a CEO who pulls in 5,000 times your own salary? By Sarah Anderson Source: Other Words Mattel is one of the largest toy-making companies on earth. Turns out it’s one of the biggest … Continue reading

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Twelve Tips For Making Sense Of The World

By Caitlin Johnstone Source: CaitlinJohnstone.com In an environment that is saturated with mass media propaganda, it can be hard to figure out which way’s up, let alone get an accurate read on what’s going on in the world. Here are … Continue reading

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Crisis in Consciousness: Change and the Individual

By Graham Peebles Source: Dissident Voice Our society is besieged by a series of interconnected crises. Millions of people around the world know this and are crying out for change, for a different way of living, for justice, peace and … Continue reading

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Anomie and Postmodernism

By Richard Sahn Source: Bracing Views These are not exactly happy times. Americans have fewer safeguards for their jobs, financial well-being, and, ultimately, their very lives. Uncertainty and insecurity have become more prevalent than ever I can remember. As a … Continue reading

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Harvest of Greed – the Merger of Bayer and Monsanto

By Dr. Mercola Source: Waking Times The featured documentary, “Harvest of Greed,” investigates a number of the many issues brought about by the merger of Monsanto and Bayer AG. The merger was initially announced in May 2016, when Monsanto accepted … Continue reading

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