Tag Archives: Inequality

Is the U.S. Becoming a Third World Nation?

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds This is a chart of an informal kleptocracy which cloaks itself in the faux finery of democracy and a (rigged) “market” economy. Back in the day, nations that didn’t qualify as either … Continue reading

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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

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Let us now stop praising famous men (and women)

By David V. Johnson Source: aeon.com After the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris nearly burned down in April, the French luxury-goods magnate François-Henri Pinault was celebrated for committing €100 million to reconstruct what he called ‘this jewel of our heritage’ and … Continue reading

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Comparative Political Leadership: Gandhi vs. Contemporary Leaders

By Robert J. Burrowes On 2 October 2019, it will be the 150th anniversary of the birth of Mohandas K. Gandhi in Gujarat, India. I would like to reflect on the visionary leadership that Gandhi offered the world, briefly comparing … Continue reading

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How Evil Wins: The Hypocritical Double Standards of Political Outrage

By John W. Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “She was asked what she had learned from the Holocaust, and she said that 10 percent of any population is cruel, no matter what, and that 10 percent is merciful, no matter … 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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Time To Make Life Hard For The Rich

By Hamilton Nolan Source: Splinter It is time for polite, respectable, rational people to start saying what has become painfully obvious: It is time to stop respecting the rich, and start stealing from them. In earnest. Inequality is eating America … Continue reading

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The social and economic roots of the attack on democratic rights

Inequality and the American oligarchy By Eric London Source: WSWS.org A report published September 27 by the US Federal Reserve, the Survey of Consumer Finances, shows that the top 10 percent of Americans now own 77 percent of all wealth. … Continue reading

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