Tag Archives: Social Inequality

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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The Mad Violence of Casino Capitalism

By Henry Giroux Source: Counterpunch American society is morally bankrupt and politically broken, and its vision of the future appears utterly dystopian. As the United States descends into the dark abyss of an updated form of totalitarianism, the unimaginable has … Continue reading

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A Phony Victim, and a Lot of Real Ones

By Kevin Carson Source: Center for a Stateless Society In a recent open letter to the mayor (Julia Carrie Wong, “San Francisco tech worker: ‘I don’t want to see homeless riff-raff,’“ The Guardian, Feb. 17), entitled tech bro Justin Keller … Continue reading

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The glorification of Antonin Scalia

By Tom Carter Source: WSWS.org The sickening tributes across the official US political and media spectrum to Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, who died suddenly on Saturday at the age of 79, are a barometer of the putrefaction of American … Continue reading

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Growing Social Inequality in America. Wealth Concentration and Decline in Living Standards

New Federal Reserve report US median income has plunged, inequality has grown in Obama “recovery” By Andre Damon Source: Global Research The yearly income of a typical US household dropped by a massive 12 percent, or $6,400, in the six … Continue reading

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