Tag Archives: Wealth Inequality

“Why Don’t You Just Get a Better Job” and Other Dumb Shit People Say to Low-Income Earners Stuck in Precarious Work

By Chloe Ann King Source: The Hampton Institute For most of my working life I have been stuck in the hospitality industry which is lowly paid, painfully precarious and poorly regulated. In New Zealand, where I live, hospitality employers mostly … Continue reading

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Why Americans Must Demolish the Political Duopoly and Create a New Progressive Alliance

By Thomas Baldwin Source: Dandelion Salad A Call to Action! “Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.”– Albert Einstein Duopoly: “preponderant influence or control by two political powers.” Demolish: “to destroy by breaking … 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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Yes, Global Wealth Inequality is Unjust

By Jessica Flanigan Source: Bleeding Heart Libertarians Jonathan Anomaly asks, “Is global wealth inequality unjust?” Anomaly and Dan Moller suggest that global wealth inequality may be less unjust than a lot of people think because rich countries have good political … Continue reading

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The “Makers” and “Takers” — Not Who You Think

By Kevin Carson Source: Center for a Stateless Society The old “53% vs. 47%” meme that got so much attention in the 2012 election resurfaced this week when it came out that Colorado gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez apparently first coined … Continue reading

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