Tag Archives: Wealth Divide

Our Hopelessly Dysfunctional Democracy

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds When the system is rigged, “democracy” is just another public-relations screen to mask the unsavory reality of Oligarchy. Democracy in America has become a hollow shell. The conventional markers of democracy–elections and … Continue reading

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Stop Pretending the Rich Care About You

By Dr. Bones Source: The Conjure House One of the terrible things about being a lone bastion of bomb-throwing, fire-starting, up-against-the-wall-fascist-killing type of Anarchism is you have to mingle and jive with the enemy. Like a Seminole off the reservation … Continue reading

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Five Studies: The Psychology of the Ultra-Rich, According to the Research

Bernie Sanders says that billionaires have “psychiatric issues.” He’s not entirely incorrect. By Livia Gershon Source: Pacific Standard “Let me tell you about the very rich. They are different from you and me. They possess and enjoy early, and it … Continue reading

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Mainstream Economics Warns Out-of-Control Inequality Harms the Economy…But Corrupt Government Policy Keeps Increasing Inequality

Who’s Who of Prominent Economists Agree: Inequality Harms Economic Growth By WashingtonsBlog A who’s who of prominent liberal and conservative economists in government and academia have now said that runaway inequality harms economic growth, including: Current Fed chair Janet Yellen … Continue reading

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