Poverty & Social Inequality

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I heard a child’s voice outside—a little girl was coming towards me, pointing in the direction of the worst damaged part of the school, saying: “My class was there.”


The cost of living continues to go up and incomes continue to go down. It is truly frightening to think about what this country is going to look like if current trends continue.


While Wall Street exerts a decisive influence on policy and legislation pertaining to the government shutdown, these same major financial institutions also control the movement of currency markets, commodity and stock markets through large scale operations in derivative trade.


Hundreds of poor people waiting outside of a closed grocery store for the possibility of getting the remaining food is not the picture of the “American Dream.” Yet on March 23, outside the Laney Walker Supermarket in Augusta, Ga., that is exactly what happened.

America's Credit and Housing Crisis: New State Bank Bills
War, Winter and Poverty in the EU: The Unfolding European Housing Crisis By Graham Vanbergen, November 24, 2015
Housing Ponzi Scheme
Britain’s Government Sponsored National Housing Ponzi Scheme By Graham Vanbergen, November 24, 2015
In the Aftermath of the Paris Terror Attacks: Global Manhunts, Halting Refugees By Binoy Kampmark, November 17, 2015
Militarism and Racism: African Leaders Propose A Financial Package to Halt the Flow of Migrants from Africa to Europe By Abayomi Azikiwe, November 17, 2015
The Finance of Land Grabs: Peasants, Herders, Fishers Dispossessed by Corporate Investors
Top Swedish, US and Canadian Pension Funds Linked to Brazilian Land Grabs, Displacement of People By Grain, November 16, 2015
Looming Crisis: America's Credit Card Debt Bubble-Burst
Debt Serfdom in America: Spiralling Household Debts, Mortgages, Credit Cards, Student Loans By Liaquat Ali Khan, November 13, 2015
New Socialist Government Keeps Portuguese People Under The “Neoliberal Economic Whip” By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, November 13, 2015
Germany Moves to Seal External Borders against Refugees By Christoph Dreier, November 13, 2015
Malaria in the Asia-Pacific Region By J. Kevin Baird, November 13, 2015
The Re-enserfment of Western Peoples. The Corporate Power Grab Which Eliminates Political Sovereignty By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, November 09, 2015
Some of the millions of people who have fled Syria. Photo credit: The UN Refugee Agency / G. Gubaeva
The Flood of Refugees into Europe: “The New Slave Trade” By Peter Koenig, November 08, 2015
A Scientific Study Shows that in the U.S., Uneducated Whites Are Now Dying Younger By Eric Zuesse, November 04, 2015
Britain’s Treatment Of The Poor. UN Investigation into Youth Unemployment, The Disabled, Child Poverty, Funding for Mental Health Services By Graham Vanbergen, November 04, 2015
Nearly 100,000 Gazans Face Winter in Tents, Animal Shelters By Tasmin news, November 03, 2015
South African Student Protest: Decolonization, Race and Class Politics By Prof. Patrick Bond, November 02, 2015
The Elevation of Paul Ryan as US House Speaker By Patrick Martin, November 02, 2015
Unemployment, Collapsing Infrastructure, An Incompetent Social-political-economic System: America is “On the Road to the Third World” By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, October 30, 2015
In this Thursday, June 11, 2015 photo, homeless people and their tents line a canal in Honolulu. Hours after a city crew cleared the banks of the canal, the homeless people that had been living there moved right back to the riverside, leaving some wondering whether the expense of taxpayer money was justified. (AP Photo/Cathy Bussewitz)
They Were There First, But Now Native Hawaiians Have Nowhere to Live By Jorge Rivas, October 26, 2015
What the ‘Green Revolution’ Did for India. The Passing of Bhaskar Save By Colin Todhunter, October 25, 2015
Black Lives Don’t Matter in Israel By Margaret Kimberley, October 23, 2015
Bernie Sanders, “Democratic Socialism” and the Redistribution of Wealth in America By Greg Guma, October 22, 2015
Western Civilization and the Economic Crisis: The Impoverishment of the Middle Class
There Has Never Been an American “Middle Class”. The U.S. Working Class Has Always Been Poor By Alan Nasser, October 21, 2015
World Bank Report Challenges Notions of Declining Poverty in Africa By Abayomi Azikiwe, October 20, 2015
The Lynching of Muammar Gaddafi
Libya: From Africa’s Wealthiest Democracy under Gaddafi, to US-NATO Sponsored Terrorist Haven By Garikai Chengu, October 19, 2015
The Real Causes of the Catastrophic Crisis in Greece and the “Left” By Takis Fotopoulos, October 17, 2015
Top 1 Percent Own More Than Half of World’s Wealth By Patrick Martin, October 14, 2015
The Goose that Lays the Golden Egg: Mining, Capitalism and Gandhi, a Catalyst for Agriculture and Rural Development in India? By Colin Todhunter, October 14, 2015
EU Protests against the US initiated TTIP Trade Deal By Political Concern, October 14, 2015
The Ugly Truth About Poverty In Britain By Graham Vanbergen, October 13, 2015
State Repression and the US Economic Crisis: Claims of “Recovery” and “Prosperity” Ring Hollow … By Abayomi Azikiwe, October 12, 2015
Some of the millions of people who have fled Syria. Photo credit: The UN Refugee Agency / G. Gubaeva
Fleeing Europe and North America. Stop Millions Of Western Immigrants! By Andre Vltchek, October 10, 2015
Greece vs. the UK: Unemployment, Crumbling Healthcare, Pensions… Does Britain Need a Truth Committee on Debt? By Caroline Lucas, October 08, 2015
Global Markets Imperilled by “Unfree Trade”: The Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) on Environment and Labour By Binoy Kampmark, October 08, 2015
What’s Wrong with Britain? Poor Housing, Education and Health in Crisis By Lesley Docksey, October 05, 2015
The US Gazes Into the Islamophobic Abyss By Christian Christensen, September 30, 2015
China – Ghost Cities. 64 Million Empty Apartments in China By Global Research News, September 30, 2015
Growing Poverty and Despair in America
What’s Behind the “Growth” of Whites in United States Cities? By Abayomi Azikiwe, September 29, 2015
The “Hard-Landing” Has Arrived: Chinese Coal Company Fires 100,000 By Tyler Durden, September 28, 2015
The Global Economic Crisis, The Great Depression of  the XXI Century.
The Global Economic Crisis, The Great Depression of the XXI Century. By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, September 27, 2015
Jeremy Corbyn’s Economic Vision By Stephen Lendman, September 27, 2015
Reversing the Tide of Water Privatization By Tom Lawson, September 27, 2015
European Union Adopts Plan to Keep Out Refugees By Martin Kreickenbaum, September 24, 2015
“Neoliberal Barbarity”: There Is Nothing to Celebrate after Sunday’s Greek Elections By Theodoros Karyotis, September 24, 2015
Ahmed Mohamed and Abdulrahman al-Awlaki: Obama’s Kill List Hypocrisy By Margaret Kimberley, September 23, 2015
‘Migrant Crisis: Result of EU Blindly Joining US Strategy’ By Živadin Jovanović, September 23, 2015
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Debunking the Myth of American Exceptionalism By Dr. Gary G. Kohls, September 23, 2015
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Refugee Crisis: Brought to You by Western Imperialism By Andre Vltchek, September 22, 2015
Imprisoned by Injustice, Judge Refuses to Release Last of ‘Angola Three’ By Lauren McCauley, September 22, 2015
US Presidential Candidates Demean Muslims and Hugo Chavez By Stephen Lendman, September 19, 2015
Trump: ‘We’re Gonna Be Looking Into’ How We Can Get Rid of All the Muslims By Jon Queally, September 18, 2015
Rights Group: More Than 1,991 Palestinian Children Killed Since 2000 By Maan Independent News Agency, September 18, 2015
Resources Squandered on Britain’s War Machine Could Save Millions from Starvation By Daniel Jakopovich, September 18, 2015
The Plight of Migrant Workers in the Middle East and North Africa
The Plight of Migrant Workers in the Middle East and North Africa By Simba Russeau, September 17, 2015
The Migration War. Pathbreaking Documentary By South Front, September 17, 2015
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Monsanto’s ‘Hand of God’: Planned Obsolescence of the Indian Farmer By Colin Todhunter, September 17, 2015
China: Reformers and Compradors By Prof. James Petras, September 11, 2015
Jean-Claude Juncker, Photo European People's Party by (CC BY 2.0)
Housing Misery in the World: the EU’s “Refugee Quota System” By Binoy Kampmark, September 10, 2015
Refugee Crisis in Europe: Popular Support for Migrants Confronts Official Inhumanity By Ulrich Rippert, September 09, 2015
Global Financial Conflagration: The World of Fiat Money is Buckling under the Pressure of Unpayable Debts
The Myth of a Moral Capitalism By Richard Becker, September 08, 2015
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African American Jobless Rate Remains High By Abayomi Azikiwe, September 07, 2015
Viktor Orbán, Photo by Európa Pont (CC BY 2.0)
Hungary’s Recipe for Asylum Seekers: “European Christianity is Threatened, Militarization of the Refugee Issue in full Swing” By Binoy Kampmark, September 05, 2015
Low-Wage America. Protracted Main Street Depression. Economic Recovery is an Illusion By Stephen Lendman, September 05, 2015
Who Is Responsible for the Refugee Crisis in Europe? By Bill Van Auken, September 04, 2015
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Thousands of Refugees Held at Budapest Train Station By Markus Salzmann, September 03, 2015
Calls Rise for Blair to Face War Crimes Trial
Tony Blair Is Living in a State of Deluded Denial By Michael Meacher, September 02, 2015
“Destabilization of Africa and the Middle East Prompts Millions to Flee”: Mass Migration Deaths Caused by US Foreign Policy By Abayomi Azikiwe, September 01, 2015
Ten Years after Katrina: Natural Disaster or Forced Removals and Mass Impoverishment? By Abayomi Azikiwe, September 01, 2015
Tales of Darkness: Europe’s Refugee Woes By Binoy Kampmark, August 31, 2015
Robots Will Cut 25% of US Jobs in 4 years, Transform Workforce By RT, August 29, 2015
Some of the millions of people who have fled Syria. Photo credit: The UN Refugee Agency / G. Gubaeva
The Refugees are the Victims of US-NATO led Wars: The Migrants’ “Long March” across the Balkans to Western Europe By Andrew Korybko, August 29, 2015
Hurricane Katrina: Tragedy in New Orleans. Inertia of the Bush Administration
“Disaster Scenario” of Hurricane Katrina Was Held in July 2004, One Year Prior to the August 29, 2005 Disaster By Global Research, August 29, 2015
Looting Made Easy: the $2 Trillion Buyback Binge By Mike Whitney, August 28, 2015
Ten Years Since Hurricane Katrina: A Social and Political Crime By Joseph Kishore, August 27, 2015
Fifty Refugees Die in Ship’s Hold in New Mediterranean Migrant Tragedy By Robert Stevens, August 27, 2015
The Greek Elections and the EU Bailout: From Hope to Fear and Despair. Greece’s National Wealth For Sale By Prof. James Petras, August 26, 2015
Attacks on Refugee Camp Encouraged by German Government’s Right-wing Policies By Christoph Dreier, August 26, 2015
Israel’s Bedouin denied right to elections
Racism and Apartheid: Better to Be a Dog Than Bedouin in Israel By Jonathan Cook, August 26, 2015
Tourism Disaster Temptation: The Case of Nepal By Binoy Kampmark, August 25, 2015
Macedonian Government Cracks Down on Refugees By Markus Salzmann, August 25, 2015
US Campaign against Racism, Police Violence and Poverty By Abayomi Azikiwe, August 25, 2015