Poverty & Social Inequality

62 individuals – 388 in 2010 – now own more wealth than 50% of the world’s population. More shockingly, this share of wealth by half of the world’s people has collapsed by over 40% in the last five years.
America has the greatest inequalities, highest mortality rate, most regressive taxes, and largest public subsidies for bankers and billionaires of any developed capitalist country. One of the most likely sources of billionaire wealth is through tax evasion in all of its guises and forms.
The US imperial experience over the past century embodies the trajectory of the rise and fall of empires. During a time of declining empire, living standards of Americans have declined, social programs and safety nets have been scrapped in favor of the war economy.
Greece could return to her sovereign national currency, her own sovereign central bank, make her own monetary policy and implement it with a sovereign public banking system that works solely for the Greek economy.
Education and the Capitalist Myth of Equality of Opportunity By Nauman Sadiq, February 21, 2019
In Hebron, Israel Removes the Last Restraint on Its Settlers’ Reign of Terror By Jonathan Cook, February 13, 2019
Anti-Slavery Campaigns in Britain: Their Impact on the Formation of the United States By Abayomi Azikiwe, February 13, 2019
Warfare Tools
Venezuela: From Oil Proxy to the Bolivarian Movement and Sabotage. Abysmal Poverty under US Proxy Rule (1918-1998) By Prof Michel Chossudovsky and Bonnie Faulkner, February 10, 2019
The People of Morocco’s High Atlas: Civil Society’s Role in Achieving the “Sustainable Development Goals” (SDG) By Prof. Peter J. Jacques, February 09, 2019
Masters and Slaves: A Tale of Two Families By Greg Guma, February 08, 2019
From Global Poverty to Exclusion and Despair: Reversing the Tide of War and Globalization By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, February 01, 2019
Understand the Globalization of Poverty and the New World Order By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, February 01, 2019
We Don’t Need a New Deal: We Need a Whole New Deck By Frank Scott, January 24, 2019
Racism: A Systemic Problem in The Canadian Military By Yves Engler, January 23, 2019
Greater than Ever Super-Wealth Fuels Increasing Inequality By Stephen Lendman, January 23, 2019
Markets Good, Public Bad: The False Promises of Market Populism By Ingo Schmidt, January 22, 2019
The Day to Day Realities of the Refugee Crisis in Greece’s Samos Island By Chris Jones, January 22, 2019
“Globalization is the Demise of Humanity”: Towards an “Economy of Peace” with an Alternative Monetary System By Peter Koenig, January 20, 2019
How Long Can Nepal Blame Others for Its Woes? By Barbara Nimri Aziz, January 18, 2019
A Tale of Two Austerities By John Clarke, January 17, 2019
In Which War-torn City in a Third-world Country Was This Man Starving to Death in? By True Publica, January 17, 2019
The Plantation Called Haiti: Feudal Pillage Masking as Humanitarian Aid By Ezili Dantò, January 13, 2019
A Tale of Two Toilets: Profiting from A Public Health Necessity? By Judith Deutsch, January 10, 2019
Cuba: Trump Turns the Vise. Social Inequality and Cuba’s Dual Currency System. The Creation of a Well-Off Middle Class By Caoimhghin Ó Croidheáin, January 08, 2019
The Latest US Job Report Is Another Fiction By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, January 08, 2019
What Are We Working For? The Economic System is a Labyrinthine Trap By Edward Curtin, January 08, 2019
Video: 13 Year Old Girl Victoria Grant: “Extreme Corruption” is the Cause of “Extreme Poverty” By Victoria Grant, December 29, 2018
Joy to the World Postponed By Stephen Lendman, December 26, 2018
FREXIT? The “Gilets Jaunes” will Not Let Go By Peter Koenig, December 24, 2018
UN “Country-Specific” Human Rights Reports: North Korea, A Grotesque Travesty of Reality By Carla Stea, December 23, 2018
The GMO Issue Reaches Boiling Point in India. The Devastating Impacts of Genetically Modified (GM) Crops By Colin Todhunter and Aruna Rodrigues, December 23, 2018
Hungary’s Victor Orbán’s “Latest Dance” By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, December 23, 2018
Emmanuel Macron and the Air France Experience By Peter Koenig, December 23, 2018
Rising Homelessness in America: The Reality of Life for Workers in a “Booming” US Economy By Genevieve Leigh, December 19, 2018
Iraq: The Slums of Mesopotamia By Bahira al-Sheikhly, December 19, 2018
ANC Prepares for Upcoming Elections in South Africa By Abayomi Azikiwe, December 13, 2018
The Homelessness Crisis Deepens Across North America By John Clarke, December 11, 2018
She Works Hard for the Money By Philip A Farruggio, December 11, 2018
A Two-Pronged Policy Needed to Stem the Flow of Migrants: Poverty Alleviation, Economic and Social Development By Prof. Alon Ben-Meir, December 07, 2018
France: The Next Move! Organize “Independently”. There is no Middle “Progressive” Ideology. By Massoud Nayeri, December 06, 2018
Yellow Vest Protest Movement: Inequality and the Hollowness of the French Regime By Richard Greeman, December 04, 2018
Working for the Man… Not the Masses. The Corporate Predators By Philip A Farruggio, December 04, 2018
The Migrant Caravan: Canadian and US Business Interests Place Profits over People in Central America By Michael Welch and Tyler Shipley, December 02, 2018
Libya: Ten Things About Gaddafi They Don’t Want You to Know By Global Research News, November 30, 2018
Doug Ford’s War on Ontario’s Poor By John Clarke, November 30, 2018
The Man in the Bathtub, December 1, 1940: History of a Young Italian Who Emigrated to America in the Early 1900s By Philip A Farruggio, November 30, 2018
Black Friday Amerika: ‘Shop Till We All Drop’!! By Philip A Farruggio, November 29, 2018
The Refugee Crisis in Greece’s Samos Island: Open Doors Now Open! By Chris Jones, November 27, 2018
Video: Vandana Shiva on GMO and Biodiversity. “Smallholder Farmers Who Feed the World” By Dr. Vandana Shiva, November 20, 2018
Workers Rights, America’s Only Hope: One Big Union By Philip A Farruggio, November 19, 2018
Extreme Poverty and Human Rights in the United Kingdom By Philip Alston, November 18, 2018
Video: Marlon Brando Speaks Truth on the Treatment of American Indians, 1973 By Marlon Brando, November 18, 2018
Happy ThanksGetting Day. Poverty and Social Inequality in America By Philip A Farruggio, November 17, 2018
Destroying a Country’s Standard of Living: What Libya Had Achieved, What has been Destroyed By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, November 14, 2018
The Dramatic Situation in Hodeidah, Yemen: Relentless Air Strikes, The Suffering of Millions By Norwegian Refugee Council, November 13, 2018
Poverty and Extreme Poverty: Filming in the Most Depressing City on Earth — Jakarta. By Andre Vltchek, November 12, 2018
Yemeni War Deaths Underestimated by Five to One By Nicolas J. S. Davies, November 09, 2018
Millions in Yemen Are Starving and UK, US and France Are ‘Behind This’: Oxfam Representative By RT News, November 09, 2018
A Well-Kept Open Secret: Washington Is Behind India’s Brutal Demonetization Project By Norbert Haering, November 08, 2018
Mouthy Moguls: Our Latest Disappearing Species. Billionaire Bonanza 2018 By Sam Pizzigati, November 05, 2018
True Dimensions of Trump’s $4-5 Trillion Tax Cuts By Dr. Jack Rasmus, November 01, 2018
Libya, Seven Years On: A Shame for the West By Timothy Bancroft-Hinchey, November 01, 2018
Mass Shooting at Pittsburgh Synagogue: Anti-Semitic Violence Erupts in America By Joseph Kishore, October 31, 2018
An Examination of the Politics of White Identity By Adeyinka Makinde, October 31, 2018
Trump ‘Not Welcome in Pittsburgh’ Until He Denounces White Nationalism By Middle East Eye, October 31, 2018
“Class War Conservatism” and Resistance to the Doug Ford Tories in Ontario By Jeff Shantz, October 30, 2018
Why Are Thousands of Hondurans Walking Towards the US Border? By Zoe PC, October 29, 2018
Repeal of Workers’ Rights in Ontario? Ford Government Takes on Bill 148, But There is Resistance By Chloe Rockarts and Gerard Di Trolio, October 26, 2018
The Rule of the Uber-Rich Means Tyranny or Revolution By Chris Hedges, October 25, 2018
International Law
Venezuela under Siege: The West’s Ongoing Campaign against President Maduro By Michael Welch, Yves Engler, and Steve Ellner, October 24, 2018
Erekat: Abduction of Jerusalem Governor a New Step Against Palestinian Presence By IMEMC, October 22, 2018
Green Zone Amerika. The Phony Electoral Scam By Philip A Farruggio, October 22, 2018
France’s President Emmanuel Macron Denounces Inequality as Root Cause of Current Global Crisis. UN General Assembly By Carla Stea, October 22, 2018
Detroit
Exploitation and Dislocation Continues in Detroit By Abayomi Azikiwe, October 19, 2018
IMF
IMF – WB – WTO – Scaremongering Threats on De-Globalization and Tariffs – The Return to Sovereign Nations By Peter Koenig, October 14, 2018
In Upholding the “Muslim Ban”, the Supreme Court Ignored International Law By Prof. Marjorie Cohn, October 07, 2018
The “Housing Question” in Detroit and throughout the United States By Abayomi Azikiwe, October 07, 2018
Capitalism
Food, Justice, Violence and Capitalism By Colin Todhunter, October 07, 2018
Israeli Settlers Flood Khan al-Ahmar with Wastewater By Maan News Agency, October 03, 2018
Gaza
Everyone Washes Their Hands as Gaza’s Economy Goes into Freefall By Jonathan Cook, October 02, 2018
China and the Struggle of Oppressed Nations for Self-Determination, National Liberation and Socialism By Abayomi Azikiwe, October 01, 2018
Amazon
Global Wealth Concentration: The Global Power Elite Drive Amazon Share Value to a Trillion Dollars  By Peter Phillips, September 30, 2018
The War’s Cruel Impact on Yemen’s Children By Ahmed AbdulKareem, September 26, 2018
The BJP and the Rise of Fascism in India. The Suspicious Death of Judge Loya By Michael Welch and Radhika Desai, September 22, 2018