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Global billionaire wealth tops $10 trillion as COVID-19 deaths mount

By Jacob Crosse Source: WSWS.org The collective wealth of the world’s 2,189 billionaires has risen to $10.2 trillion, an increase of nearly $1.3 trillion in the past three years, according to a new report by the Swiss bank UBS and … Continue reading

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How Billionaires Took Over Liberalism and Destroyed It

By Eric Zuesse Source: Strategic Culture Foundation They’ve done it via the ‘news’-media — their propaganda-operations. So, this is about how billionaires do that; how they’ve done it. Ever since at least the time of Thucydides in the 5th century BC, … Continue reading

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Why Assets Will Crash

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds This is how it happens that boats that were once worth tens of thousands of dollars are set adrift by owners who can no longer afford to pay slip fees. The increasing … Continue reading

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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

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Data governance and the new frontiers of resistance

The 21st century corporation is using algorithmic-based intelligence to accumulate data on a massive scale. Social movements need to grasp this change quickly. By Anita Gurumurthy and Nandini Chami Source: ROAR Four centuries after the East India Company set 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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Bezos Reveals His Ugly Vision For The World He’s Trying To Rule

By Caitlin Johnstone Source: CaitlinJohnstone.com “Guess what the best planet is in this solar system?” asked Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos at a recent media event on his Blue Origin space program. “It’s easy to know the answer to that question,” … Continue reading

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1% Politics and the New Gilded Age

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