Tag Archives: economic inequality

Of Course Billionaires Shouldn’t Exist

By HipCrime Vocab There’s apparently a row over whether billionaires should exist. That is, whether or not billionaires should be a thing in our society. What a stupid question. Of course billionaires shouldn’t exist! But the reason has nothing to do with … Continue reading

Posted in Authoritarianism, Corporate Crime, Corruption, culture, Economics, elites, Financial Crisis, History, Inequality, Oligarchy, Privatization, Social Control, Social Engineering, society, Sociology, Technology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Coronavirus reminds us we are organisms in an environment

By Kurt Cobb Source: Resilience A close friend of mine, a professor of English literature, has been researching American philosopher John Dewey, whose book Quest for Certainty captivated me so much many years ago that I read it again right … Continue reading

Posted in consciousness, culture, Economics, Health, Inequality, Philosophy, Science, society, Sociology, Technocracy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Bloomberg Was Stopped, Frisked and Bruised at Debate

By Pam Martens and Russ Martens Source: Wall Street on Parade Michael Bloomberg reaffirmed for those who have turned off the news since January 20, 2017 that no one, not even his own mock debate team, dares to tell a … Continue reading

Posted in corporate news, culture, Election Fraud, elites, media, news, Oligarchy, society | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Neoliberal Economics Destroyed the Economy and the Middle Class

By Paul Craig Roberts Source: PaulCraigRoberts.com According to official US government economic data, the US economy has been growing for 10.5 years since June of 2009. The reason that the US government can produce this false conclusion is that costs … Continue reading

Posted in Corporate Crime, Corporate Welfare, Corruption, culture, Economics, elites, Empire, Financial Crisis, imperialism, Inequality, Neoliberalism, Oligarchy, Recession, Social Control, Social Engineering, society, Sociology, State Crime | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Unraveling Quickens

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds Even if we don’t measure the erosion of intangible capital, the social and political consequences of this impoverishment are manifesting in all sorts of ways. The central thesis of my new book … Continue reading

Posted in Corporate Crime, culture, Economics, elites, Financial Crisis, Inequality, Neoliberalism, Recession, Social Engineering, society, State Crime | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Corporate Crime, Corporate Welfare, Corruption, culture, Dystopia, Economics, elites, Empire, Financial Crisis, History, Inequality, Law, Neoliberalism, Oligarchy, Social Control, Social Engineering, society, Sociology, State Crime | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in corporate news, culture, Economics, elites, Geopolitics, Inequality, media, Media Literacy, news, Oligarchy, propaganda, Psychology, Social Control, Social Engineering, society | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Real Big Brother

By Eric Zuesse Source: Consortium News Jeff Bezos is the owner of The Washington Post, which leads America’s news-media in their almost 100 percent support and promotion of neoconservatism, American imperialism and wars. This includes sanctions, coups, and military invasions … Continue reading

Posted in Authoritarianism, black ops, CIA, Conspiracy, Corporate Crime, corporate news, culture, Deep State, Dystopia, Economics, elites, Empire, Financial Crisis, Geopolitics, imperialism, Inequality, media, Militarization, military spending, Neocons, news, NSA, Oligarchy, propaganda, Psy-ops, Social Control, Social Engineering, society, Sociology, State Crime, Technocracy, war | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment