Tag Archives: Cost of Living

Pillage and Class Polarization: The Rise of “Criminal Capitalism”

By Prof. James Petras Source: GlobalResearch.ca About 75% of US employees work 40 hours or longer, the second longest among all OECD countries, exceeded only by Poland and tied with South Korea.  In contrast, only 10% of Danish workers, 15% … Continue reading

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Collapsing Standard of Living: Kleptocrats and Militarists Fleece Americans

By Prof. James Petras Source: GlobalResearch.ca American living standards are plunging and it’s not simply because they are paid less, work longer (or shorter hours) under highly stressful workplace conditions and pay a higher percentage of their income for health … Continue reading

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