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.
Austerity without End. Neoliberal Reforms and Labour Rights By Carlo Fanelli and Prof. Stephanie Luce, August 16, 2019
Fewer Banks in African American Neighborhoods Contribute to the U.S. Racial Wealth Gap By Sarah Abed, August 16, 2019
‘Overpopulation’: A Cover Story for the Money Cancer System By Prof. John McMurtry, August 15, 2019
Electoral Defeat for Ruling Argentinian Neo-Liberal Regime By Stephen Lendman, August 12, 2019
China’s Belt and Road (BRI): Could Save Destroyed Southeast Asia? By Andre Vltchek, August 12, 2019
Criminal Embargoes: Venezuela and Iran in the Crosshairs of Murderers Inc – Who Is Next? By Peter Koenig, August 10, 2019
Five Years After the Genocide, Yazidis Share Their Forgotten Stories and Demand Justice By Jesuit Refugee Service, August 08, 2019
Women We Are Fighting for By Andre Vltchek, August 06, 2019
More Money, Fewer Jobs: The Stubborn Truth About Employment and the Defense Industry By Nia Harris, Cassandra Stimpson, and Ben Freeman, August 06, 2019
The World Financial Order: An Instrument of the US Empire By Prof Michael Hudson and Michael Welch, August 04, 2019
A Mother, Six Newborns Die Every Two Hours in Yemen By Daily Sabah, August 02, 2019
Greece – “Economic Suicide” or Murder? By Peter Koenig, July 30, 2019
“Without Health, We Have Nothing”: The Need for Comprehensive Sustainable Development By Fariha Mujeebuddin, July 30, 2019
With Criticism Crushed in the West, Israel Can Enjoy Its Impunity By Jonathan Cook, July 29, 2019
Colonization and Destruction: People’s Tribunal on U.S. Crimes Against Puerto Rico By The International Action Center, July 28, 2019
Lebanon’s New Work Permit Laws, Directed against Palestinians and Syrian Refugees By Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East, July 25, 2019
“Brand Boris”: Britain’s Clown Prince New Prime Minister By Stephen Lendman, July 24, 2019
The Cleaning Lady By Philip A Farruggio, July 24, 2019
Britain – Divided: Debt, Poverty and Homelessness in the UK By True Publica, July 22, 2019
The “Squad” Will Need to Realize that You Can’t Defeat White Supremacy with White Supremacy By Ajamu Baraka, July 19, 2019
Trump: America’s “Racist-in-Chief” By Stephen Lendman, July 18, 2019
How the Goliath of the Jerusalem Settler Movement Persuaded the World It’s Really David By Jonathan Cook, July 16, 2019
Cruelty Prompts Trump’s Deal of the Century in the Middle East By Prof. Stuart Rees, July 16, 2019
Greece and the Refugee Crisis. Squatting at Athens’ City Plaza By Economic and Political Refugee Solidarity Initiative, July 16, 2019
Henry Wallace’s Internationalism: A Path that American Foreign Policy Could Have Taken and Still Can By Dr. Dennis Etler, July 16, 2019
“This Omar from Minnesota”. Trump’s Aggressive Tweets By Kurt Nimmo, July 15, 2019
Israel’s Scheme to Bury the Nakba. “The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine” By Stephen Lendman, July 10, 2019
In Pictures: The Devastated City of Mosul Two Years On By Billy Briggs, July 10, 2019
The Wealthy and The Miserable: Replacing Global Capitalism. “The Highest Duty is to Think of Others”. Victor Hugo By Dr. Robert Rennebohm, July 05, 2019
What is July 4th to US Imperialism? What is it to the Oppressed? By Danny Haiphong, July 03, 2019
Intense Corporate Lobbying Against Medicare for All By Stephen Lendman, July 01, 2019
Capitalist Development and Community Demolitions in Detroit By Abayomi Azikiwe, June 30, 2019
Prevalence and Characteristics of Virginia Hospitals Suing Patients and Garnishing Wages for Unpaid Medical Bills By William E. Bruhn, Dr. Lainie Rutkow, Peiqi Wang, and et al., June 29, 2019
Ideological Manipulation: Attacking Progressive Ideas and Policies, Misrepresenting Socialism By Dr. Jack Rasmus, June 29, 2019
Canada’s Anti-Racism Strategy Avoids Real Action. Includes a Definition of Islamophobia By Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East, June 27, 2019
Juneteenth 2019: The US Must Repair Historic and Current Racism By Howie Hawkins, June 20, 2019
In the U.S. They Are Never Called Human Rights Violations By Ajamu Baraka, June 20, 2019
Plenty of Fish in Gaza Sea, but Not for Palestinians By Entsar Abu Jahal, June 16, 2019
Insidious Discrimination Against the Roma Is Europe’s Shame By Prof. Alon Ben-Meir and Arbana Xharra, June 13, 2019
‘How Will I Feed My Son?’: British Government Workers Fighting Back Against Poverty Pay By Nathan Akehurst, June 11, 2019
The Various Shades of Black… and Green By Philip A Farruggio, June 11, 2019
Global Elites, Crisis of Humanity and ‘Facing the Juggernaut’ By Michael Welch and Peter Phillips, June 11, 2019
I Grew Up in Rural Jamaica. I Witnessed Abject Poverty By Tina Renier, June 11, 2019
Homelessness and The Los Angeles “Disease Renaissance”: Typhoid and Typhus Make a Comeback By Sarah Cowgill, June 10, 2019
The State of the US Economy. Poverty and America’s “Mega-Rich”. Rigged Markets and the Collapse of the “Real Economy” By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, June 07, 2019
‘We Will Soon Pray There’: Israeli Minister Urges Jewish Settlers to Enter Al-Aqsa (The Temple Mount) By Middle East Eye, June 06, 2019
The Root of All Evil: “People No Longer Matter” By John Kozy, June 06, 2019
Islamophobia and the 2017 Quebec City Mosque Massacre: Motion M-153 Does Not Honour Mosque Victims By Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East, June 06, 2019
After the Fall of the Berlin War: Between Dystopia and Democratic Socialism By Andrew Jackson, June 05, 2019
“Manufacturing Dissent”: The Anti-globalization Movement is Funded by the Corporate Elites By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, June 01, 2019
Extreme Poverty, Systemic Immiseration of Great Britain: Ten Damning Conclusions from the New UN Poverty Report By Sean Bell, May 27, 2019
Marginalizing Migrants and People of Colour Within the Labour Movement: Dialogues on Race and Class By Michael Welch, Abayomi Azikiwe, and Chris Ramsaroop, May 26, 2019
Another Round of Punishing Economic Austerity in Ontario By Prof. Greg Albo, Prof. Bryan Evans, and Carlo Fanelli, May 25, 2019
Haiti: The Unsustainable Presidency By Nancy Roc, May 22, 2019
1919 Winnipeg General Strike: Lessons for Creating a Better World in 2019 By Michael Welch, John Clarke, and Leo Panitch, May 19, 2019
How Trump Policies Exacerbate Income Inequality in America By Dr. Jack Rasmus and Fars News Agency, May 01, 2019
Labour Protest in Mexico 2019: The SITUAM Strike By Richard Roman and Edur Velasco Arregui, April 25, 2019
Socialism, Capitalism and Health Care By Prof. James Petras, April 25, 2019
As the 2019 Indian General Election Takes Place, Are the Nation’s Farmers Being Dealt a Knock-Out Blow? By Colin Todhunter, April 22, 2019
Reaction of the Rich to the Notre Dame Fire Teaches Us a Lot about the World We Live In By Carl Kinsella, April 18, 2019
Segregated Doctoring: Black Physicians in Augusta, Georgia, 1902–1952 By Leslie J. Pollard Sr., April 17, 2019
Trump Whacks the Middle Class By Dr. Jack Rasmus, April 15, 2019
Let the People See: Emmett Till, and Why They Don’t See By Prof Susan Babbitt, April 08, 2019
Brunei’s Phased Adoption of Islamic Law By Andrew Korybko, April 04, 2019
Welcome to Hell: Peruvian Mining City of La Rinconada By Andre Vltchek, March 29, 2019
Goodbye to the Internet: Interference by Governments Is Already Here By Philip Giraldi, March 21, 2019
Today We’re All Irish: Debt Serfdom Comes to America By Ellen Brown, March 17, 2019
India’s Agrarian Crisis: Dismantling ‘Development’ By Colin Todhunter, March 15, 2019
Distorting American History: Jefferson Exhibit Generates Racial Controversy in Detroit By Abayomi Azikiwe, March 13, 2019
Giants: The Global Power Elite By Peter Phillips, March 12, 2019
Solidarity in Crisis, Justice for Greece By WeMove.EU, March 10, 2019
A Well-Kept Open Secret: Washington Is Behind India’s Brutal Demonetization Project By Norbert Haering, March 10, 2019
Monsanto, Bayer, Cargill and India’s Prime Minister Modi: Doing Business or Corporate Imperialism? By Colin Todhunter, March 10, 2019
Neoliberalism and “The Vietnam Model”. Who Won the Vietnam War? By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, March 09, 2019
Women’s Day 2019: Women’s Suffrage and African Emancipation During the 19th Century By Abayomi Azikiwe, March 08, 2019
A Way Out of the Money Trap By Philip A Farruggio, March 06, 2019
The Coup Against President Aristide 15 Years Later: The Clintons, the Canadians, and Western NGOs all Complicit in a Never-Ending Tragedy By Michael Welch, Yves Engler, and Jean Saint-Vil, March 02, 2019
400 Years and the Struggle to End Enslavement, Colonialism and Neo-colonialism By Abayomi Azikiwe, March 01, 2019
Political Correctness and the Immigration Debate By Nauman Sadiq, February 23, 2019
The Start of Homelessness in Cyprus By Andreas C Chrysafis, February 22, 2019