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Why do corporate boards so overpay US CEOs?

By Sam Pizzigati Source: Nation of Change Back in 1999, near the dizzying height of the dot-com boom, no executive in Corporate America personified the soaring pay packages of America’s CEOs more than Jack Welch, the chief exec at General … Continue reading

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Eternity, nature, society and the absurd fantasies of the rich

By Kurt Cobb Source: Resilience Professor and author Douglas Rushkoff recently wrote about a group of wealthy individuals who paid him to answer questions about how to manage their lives after what they believe will be the collapse of society. … Continue reading

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Five Ways to Curb the Power of Corporations and Billionaires

By Jeremy Lent Source: Patterns of Meaning We need to rein in the destructive power of corporations and billionaires before it’s too late. These five ideas would do that, while leaving global capitalism intact. Ultimately, only a complete transformation of our … Continue reading

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25 Families Own $1.1 Trillion Between Them as the Global Wealth Inequality Gap Grows

Using data from their list Forbes has produced a list of the top 25 richest families in the world. Together they are worth over $1.1 trillion, or the entire GDP of Indonesia. By  Rosa Tressell and Dr. Leon Tressell Source: SouthFront Once … Continue reading

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Inequality Social Dysfunction and Misery

By Graham Peebles Source: Dissident Voice Year on year the economic divisions and sub-divisions in the world deepen, the associated social ills increase: The rich, comfortable, and the very extremely rich keep getting richer, and the rest, well, whilst some … Continue reading

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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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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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A 2% Financial Wealth Tax Would Provide A $12,000 Annual Stipend To Every American Household

Careful analysis reveals a number of excellent arguments for the implementation of a Universal Basic Income. By Paul Buchheit Source: Nation of Change It’s not hard to envision the benefits in work opportunities, stress reduction, child care, entrepreneurial activity, and … Continue reading

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