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.
‘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
The Subways in New York City Should be Free By Christopher Baum, February 22, 2019
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