Tag Archives: Plutocracy

Prices, plutocrats, and corporate concentration

Would less corporate concentration – and a weaker corporate capacity to raise prices – mean less inequality? By Sam Pizzigati Source: Nation of Change Andrew Leigh, a member of the Australian parliament, has a side gig. He just happens to … Continue reading

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What Are We Working For? The Economic System is a Labyrinthine Trap

By Edward Curtin Source: Global Research One also knows from his letters that nothing appeared more sacred to Van Gogh than work.” – John Berger, “Vincent Van Gogh,” Portraits Ever since I was a young boy, I have wondered why people … Continue reading

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“It’s Crucial to Break Up Facebook”

By Asher Schechter Source: ProMarket Four decades ago, writes Tim Wu in the introduction to his recent book The Curse of Bigness, the United States and other countries entered into a sweeping experiment that radically transformed their economies and politics. … Continue reading

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Wall Street, Banks, and Angry Citizens

The Inequality Gap on a Planet Growing More Extreme By Nomi Prins Source: TomDispatch.com As we head into 2019, leaving the chaos of this year behind, a major question remains unanswered when it comes to the state of Main Street, … Continue reading

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The Psychological Warfare Behind Economic Collapse

By Brandon Smith Source: Alt-Market.com The concept of using the economy as a weapon is not an alien one to most people. Generally, we understand the nature of feudalism and how various groups can be herded onto centralized plantations to … Continue reading

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Why you might consider the Buddha’s proposal

By Jack Balkwill Source: Intrepid Report The Buddha was said to have predicted the day he would die. When that day approached, his followers, weeping, asked him to stay with them. “I’ve told you that life is about suffering,” he … Continue reading

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Happy ThanksGetting Day. Poverty and Social Inequality in America

By Philip A Farruggio Source: Global Research Yes, we need to finally absolve ourselves, as Amerikans, from the con job concerning Thanksgiving Day. All the ‘pomp and circumstance’ revolving around this holiday is just that, to quote Ebenezer Scrooge (one … Continue reading

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Once We Awaken

By Rudy Avizius Source: OpEdNews.com Do you get a sense, that something is wrong like that dissonance, that does not belong As we move through the journey of life, many people are experiencing a sense of dis-ease, that something is … Continue reading

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