Tag Archives: economic inequality

The Acquisitive Self, Minus the Self

By Natasha Vargas-Cooper Source: The Baffler Los Angeles isn’t exactly the place that comes to mind when you think of decorous restraint in the display of wealth, even in the dregs of the Great Recession. Here in my hometown, possibly … Continue reading

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Fuck Work

  Economists believe in full employment. Americans think that work builds character. But what if jobs aren’t working anymore? By James Livingston Source: aeon Work means everything to us Americans. For centuries – since, say, 1650 – we’ve believed that … Continue reading

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How the Super-Rich Will Destroy Themselves

By Paul Buchheit Source: Nation of Change Perhaps they believe that their underground survival bunkers with bullet-resistant doors and geothermal power and anti-chemical air filters and infrared surveillance devices and pepper spray detonators will sustain them for two or three … Continue reading

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Stop Pretending the Rich Care About You

By Dr. Bones Source: The Conjure House One of the terrible things about being a lone bastion of bomb-throwing, fire-starting, up-against-the-wall-fascist-killing type of Anarchism is you have to mingle and jive with the enemy. Like a Seminole off the reservation … Continue reading

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And the Beat Goes On: Mega-rich get richer. Society Crumbles

By Robert De Filippis (OpEdNews.com) While most of us have been taking our kids to Little League games, betting on the Super Bowl, taking an occasional vacation and waiting for the American Dream to become a reality, we haven’t noticed … Continue reading

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Five Ways America Is Like a Third-World Country

By Nathan Wellman Source: U.S. Uncut The United States of America is possibly the wealthiest nation in the history of the world. However, many third-world countries actually surpass America in many of the most vital gauges for measuring human development. … Continue reading

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Life on Earth is Dying

By Robert J. Burrowes On the day that you read this article, 200 species of life on Earth (plants, birds, animals, fish, amphibians, insects, reptiles) will cease to exist. Tomorrow, another 200 species will vanish forever. The human onslaught to … Continue reading

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The American Dream is Dead

By Dustin Meyer Source: The Evolutionary Mind To say the American Dream is Dead couldn’t be more true. The American people as a whole are ignorant. They grow up believing that there is a perfect lifestyle in which they will get … Continue reading

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