Poverty & Social Inequality

For more than 12 years the WEF has pushed a corporate model in Africa, Latin America and Asia. The “big target” has been India, where resistance to corporate takeover of agriculture has been fierce ever since the failed 1960’s Green Revolution of the Rockefeller Foundation.
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.
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.
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.
Unfolding Catastrophe: Mental Health Crisis of Refugees on the Greek Islands of Samos and Lesvos By Chris Jones, October 20, 2017
Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen Scandalously Allowed by UN, West: Ex-UN Official By Richard Falk and Tasnim News Agency, October 20, 2017
Childcare Now! The Struggle for Quality, Universal Childcare By Shellie Bird, Candace Rennick, and Michael Hurley, October 20, 2017
Gaza’s Humanitarian Crisis and the United Nations By Canadian Boat to Gaza, October 19, 2017
Delivery Drones and Driverless Vehicles: UPS, FedEx Investing in Drones By Steve Horn, October 19, 2017
‘Israel Violates International Law With EU Complicity’ By Badriya Khan, October 19, 2017
Who Owns Puerto Rico’s Debt, Exactly? We’ve Tracked Down Ten of the Biggest Vulture Firms By Joel Cintrón Arbasetti, Carla Minet, Alex V. Hernandez, and Jessica Stites, October 18, 2017
Trump’s CEQ Appointee Hartnett-White Would Put Environment, Public Health on Dangerous Footing By Ken Kimmell, October 18, 2017
Canadian Mining Is Dispossessing Indigenous Peoples and Campesino Communities in Mexico By Mexican Network of Mining Affected People and Richard Fidler, October 16, 2017
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Trump Is Trying to Make NAFTA Even Worse By Ethan Earle, October 15, 2017
What Produces Wealth in America: Studies Show Republicans Don’t Understand By Eric Zuesse, October 14, 2017
Congressional Disaster Relief Legislation Ignores Puerto Rico By Stephen Lendman, October 13, 2017
In ‘Disgusting’ Attack, Trump Blames Puerto Rico; Says FEMA Can’t Stay ‘Forever’ By Common Dreams, October 13, 2017
FedEx, UPS Push for Tax Cuts as Documents Show Them Sinking Millions into Automation By Steve Horn, October 13, 2017
The US Government Targets Black Resistance By Black Alliance for Peace, October 13, 2017
As Battle Rages in UK Labour Party, Moshe Machover Expelled After Asserting ‘Anti-Zionism Does Not equal Anti-Semitism’ By Jonathan Cook, October 13, 2017
Trump’s Racist Immigration Plan By Stephen Lendman, October 11, 2017
Dismantling White Supremacy By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, October 10, 2017
“Human Flow, When There is Nowhere to Go, Nowhere is Home” By Barbara Nimri Aziz, October 10, 2017
The Battle against the Global Food Conglomerates: The Seeds of Agroecology and Common Ownership By Colin Todhunter, October 09, 2017
“Black Bolsheviks” and “White Lies”. How Russia Subverts “Our Democracy”? A Black American Response By Peta Lindsay, October 09, 2017
Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory By IMEMC, October 09, 2017
Israeli Forces Demolish Palestinian Bedouin Village for 119th Time By Ma’an news, October 04, 2017
Rereading “Grapes of Wrath”. The History of Capitalism in America, “Disaster Capitalism” By Barbara Nimri Aziz, October 04, 2017
Bangladeshi Regional Migration Could Plunge South Asia into War By Andrew Korybko, October 04, 2017
How to Fund a Universal Basic Income Without Increasing Taxes or Inflation By Ellen Brown, October 04, 2017
Greece: Impacts of Neoliberal Economic Medicine on Life Expectancy. Germany-EU-IMF Help Greeks Shorten Their Miserable Lives By Philip Chrysopoulos, October 04, 2017
Biofuels and Biofools By Molly Scott Cato MEP, October 03, 2017
Puerto Rico: A Public Health Catastrophe By Stephen Lendman, October 03, 2017
Survey Shows Crisis-ridden Greek Households Cut Even on Milk and Bread By Keep Talking Greece, October 03, 2017
The Trump-Goldman Sachs Tax Cut for the Rich By Dr. Jack Rasmus, October 03, 2017
The Puerto Rico Humanitarian Crisis: Media Disinformation, Crimes and Cover-ups By Massoud Nayeri, October 03, 2017
Trump’s Billionaire Cronies Feed at Public Trough as He Disses Puerto Rico By Prof. Juan Cole, October 02, 2017
The Cruelest Storm: 200+ Academics Speak Out for Puerto Rico By Prof. Aurea María Sotomayor, Prof. Juan Carlos Rodríguez, Prof. Sheila Vélez Martínez, Prof. Myrna García-Calderón, Prof. Lourdes Dávila, Prof. Nemir Matos Cintrón, Prof. Adriana Garriga-López, Prof. Luis Othoniel Rosa, and César A. Salgado, October 02, 2017
Zionism: The Ideological Cover-up to Jewish Colonization of Palestine By Rima Najjar, October 02, 2017
Puerto Rico: The Debt Before the Storm By Lance Selfa, October 02, 2017
Who Is Responsible for Ethnic Cleansing in Myanmar? By Gearóid Ó Colmáin, October 01, 2017
Rapper Macklemore and Australia’s NRL Grand Final: The Politics of Sports By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, October 01, 2017
Puerto Rico is Dying By Miguel A. Cruz-Diaz, October 01, 2017
Trump’s Cruel Indifference to Puerto Rico By Sonali Kolhatkar, September 30, 2017
Israel’s Human Rights Abuses: CJPME Launches “Peace in Palestine Campaign” By Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East, September 30, 2017
Trump’s Gifts to Wall Street and the Pentagon: Trump Administration Intensifies War Drive and the Supremacy of Finance Capital By Abayomi Azikiwe, September 30, 2017
“The Military Plan to Wipe Out All Muslims in Myanmar” By Amelia Smith, September 29, 2017
American Patriotism Is a Two-Edged Sword By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, September 29, 2017
Trump’s Deplorable Tax Cut Scheme By Stephen Lendman, September 29, 2017
UN Takes First Concrete Step to Hold Israel Accountable for Violating Palestinian Human Rights By Palestinian BDS National Committee, September 29, 2017
Puerto Rico Is Our Future By Richard Heinberg, September 29, 2017
The City of London – Capital of an Invisible Empire By True Publica, September 28, 2017
Israel Is Not Nazi Germany By Anthony Bellchambers, September 28, 2017
Severe Humanitarian Crisis in Puerto Rico By Stephen Lendman, September 28, 2017
Deporting Palestinians? By Stephen Lendman, September 27, 2017
The Analysis of “Revolutions”: University of Manitoba Conference Winnipeg Hosts top Speakers from China, Russia, and Venezuela. Examining why Revolutions start, what they Achieve, and Where they Fail. Sept. 29-Oct. 1 By Global Research News, September 27, 2017
The Creation of a “Second Israel”? Kurdistan Will Cause Years of War By Rudaw, September 27, 2017
Colin Kaepernick, The Super Patriotic Draft Dodger’s Rag: “Fire the Son-of-a-Bitch” By Edward Curtin, September 26, 2017
There’s No Beautifying Israel’s Treatment of Palestinian Children By Sarit Michaeli, September 26, 2017
New Research Links Flint Water Crisis to ‘Horrifyingly Large’ Spike in Fetal Death Rates By Andrea Germanos, September 25, 2017
Is Health Care a Commodity or Right? By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, September 25, 2017
The Intolerance of Tolerance in Australia: Tony Abbott’s Head Butt Episode By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, September 25, 2017
The Illegal Occupation of Palestine: UN Must Take a Leaf From the Global Grassroots BDS Movement By Rima Najjar, September 21, 2017
A Half Century of Occupation: Israel, Palestine, and the World’s Most Intractable Conflict By Jim Miles, September 21, 2017
The House that Bibi Built as Prime Minister of Israel By James Zogby, September 19, 2017
How Netanyahu’s Son Became the Poster Boy for White Supremacists By Jonathan Cook, September 19, 2017
The Absurdities Mount By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, September 19, 2017
Winners Take Nothing By Edward Curtin, September 19, 2017
Moon Jae-In’s THAAD Conundrum: South Korea’s “Candlelight President” Faces Strong Citizen Opposition on Missile Defense By Bridget Martin, September 19, 2017
Assessing Our Role in the Struggle to Defeat Corporate Racism in Detroit By Abayomi Azikiwe, September 18, 2017
Kurdistan and the Unity of Iraq: A Referendum in a Powder Keg By Nermeen Al-Mufti, September 18, 2017
“The Muslim Problem” and Racism in UK Media: Thousands Call on Press Regulator to Hold Inquiry By True Publica, September 17, 2017
Meet the Conservative Monday Club – Racist Roots and Extremism By True Publica, September 16, 2017
Canada and the Military Coup in Honduras: A Conversation with Tyler Shipley By Michael Welch and Tyler Shipley, September 16, 2017
Government of India Starts Drowning Narmada Valley to Celebrate Modi’s Birthday! By National Alliance of People’s Movements, September 16, 2017
On the 35th Anniversary of Sabra and Shatila: The Forgotten Refugees By Dr Ang Swee Chai, September 15, 2017
What if Every Person Paid an Equal Share of the Military Budget? By Ryan McMaken, September 15, 2017
War Crimes and Open Wounds: The Physician Who Took on Israeli Segregation By Alon Mizrahi, September 14, 2017
Israeli De-Development of Occupied Palestine By Stephen Lendman, September 14, 2017
Jimmy Carter Brands US ‘Oligarchy’ & Urges Trump to Sign North Korea Peace Treaty By RT News, September 14, 2017
France’s New Labor Laws: Casualization as a Social Model in France? Definitely No! By Confédération générale du travail (CGT - France), September 13, 2017
US Anti-BDS Legislation Punishes Solidarity with Palestine By Stephen Lendman, September 13, 2017
How Palestinians Can Reverse Israel’s Divide and Conquer Tactics By Sam Bahour, September 13, 2017
No #NAFTA2, Yes to Trade for People and Planet By Daniel Cooper Bermudez, September 13, 2017