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Chris Hedges, USA 02/22/2018 0

The Deadly Rule of the Oligarchs

Once oligarchs take power, rational, prudent and thoughtful responses to social, economic and political problems are ignored to feed insatiable greed.
Paul Buchheit, USA 02/10/2018 0

Six Big Losers in Our ‘Booming’ Economy

We're approaching third-world status in parts of our nation.
Jon Queally, USA 02/01/2018 0

‘Billionaire Boom’: While World’s Richest 1% Took 82% of All New Wealth in 2017, Bottom Half Got Zero, Zilch, Nada

A new billionaire was created every two days last year and now, according to Oxfam, just 42 individuals own as much wealth as the world's poorest 3.7 billion people
Paul Buchheit, USA 01/17/2018 0

How Inequality Is Killing Off Humanity

They're making it nearly impossible to reverse the deadly effects of an unnaturally unequal society, in part because they're no longer connected to the world beyond their estates.