Tag Archives: Wealth Disparity

And the Beat Goes On: Mega-rich get richer. Society Crumbles

By Robert De Filippis (OpEdNews.com) While most of us have been taking our kids to Little League games, betting on the Super Bowl, taking an occasional vacation and waiting for the American Dream to become a reality, we haven’t noticed … Continue reading

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Five Ways America Is Like a Third-World Country

By Nathan Wellman Source: U.S. Uncut The United States of America is possibly the wealthiest nation in the history of the world. However, many third-world countries actually surpass America in many of the most vital gauges for measuring human development. … Continue reading

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The American Dream is Dead

By Dustin Meyer Source: The Evolutionary Mind To say the American Dream is Dead couldn’t be more true. The American people as a whole are ignorant. They grow up believing that there is a perfect lifestyle in which they will get … Continue reading

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The Rise of the Corporatocracy

By Graham Vanbergen Source: The European Financial Review Transnational corporations are wreaking havoc on financial, economic, social and ecological systems in a creeping colonisation of public life where just 147 organisations now controls 40 per cent of global trade. We … Continue reading

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After Empowering the 1% and Impoverishing Millions, IMF Admits Neoliberalism a Failure

By Benjamin Dangl Source: CounterPunch Last week a research wing of the International Monetary Fund came out with a report admitting that neoliberalism has been a failure. The report, entitled, “Neoliberalism: Oversold?” is hopefully a sign of the ideology’s death. … Continue reading

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The 1 Percent’s Houses Are Getting Bigger and Swankier While Average Americans Struggle To Make Rent

For a view of the inefficiencies of the free market, there’s no clearer view than the U.S. housing market, where there are as many as 29 empty homes for every homeless person. By Bob Larson Source: In These Times Today’s … Continue reading

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The 1% Versus the 99%: Realignment, Repression or Revolution

Wealth Inequality Is Putting the US on Course for a Showdown By Klaus Marre Source: WhoWhatWhy.org The richest 20 Americans now own as much wealth as the country’s poorest 152 million people combined. That is just one of the findings … Continue reading

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Should Taxpayers Be Subsidizing Obscene Salaries?

By Adnan Al-Daini Source: Dissident Voice An article in the Guardian on bosses’ pay by the director of the High Pay Centre, Deborah Hargreaves, presents the disparity between bosses’ pay and the average wage in the UK thus: “Chief executives … Continue reading

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