Tag Archives: Plutocracy

Inside the Submissive Void

Propaganda, Censorship, Power, & Control By Greg Maybury Source: OffGuardian Nothing appears more surprising to those who consider human affairs with a philosophical eye, than the easiness with which the many are governed by the few; and the implicit submission, … 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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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

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Nuclear War: Just Another Day

  By Colin Todhunter Source: OffGuardian Catastrophic events that send the world into turmoil happen on ‘just another day’. The atom bomb that exploded over Hiroshima took place while thousands of ordinary folk were just going about their everyday business … Continue reading

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The 5-Step CEO pay scam

Grossly widening inequalities of income and wealth cannot be separated from grossly widening inequalities of political power in America. This corruption must end. By Robert Reich Source: Nation of Change Average CEO pay at big corporations topped 14.5 million dollars in … 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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The Global Climate Movement is Failing: Why?

By Robert J. Burrowes It has been satisfying to note the significant response to two recent climate campaigns: the actions, including the recent Global Climate Strike, initiated by school students inspired by Greta Thunberg and the climate actions organized by … Continue reading

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The Incredible Belief That Corporate Ownership Does Not Influence Media Content

By Alison Rose Levy Source: FAIR.org As Sen. Bernie Sanders (CJR, 8/26/19) has recently noted, corporate ownership of media interferes with the core societal function of the press: reporting and investigating key issues at the intersection of public need and governance. … Continue reading

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