Poverty & Social Inequality

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.
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.
The World Desperately Needs the Wisdom of Bobby Kennedy Now More than Ever By Matthew Ehret-Kump, June 05, 2020
Unemployment Far Worse in Lockdown States, Data Show By Abigail Devereaux, June 05, 2020
Obama’s Essay on Protests: Maintaining the Status Quo By Robert Fantina, June 05, 2020
Israel Is, Like the US, Prime Target for New Mass Uprising By Michael Jansen, June 05, 2020
The American Empire Is Falling Apart. But Things Can Always Get Worse By Oscar Rickett, June 04, 2020
13 Killed and 9,300 Arrested as United States Attempts to Halt National Unrest By Abayomi Azikiwe, June 04, 2020
The Face of Rebellion: George Floyd and the Struggle Against Racism By Donald Monaco, June 04, 2020
US Police Forces Are Trained by Israel: The Knee-On-Neck Tactic that Was Used on George Floyd Is the Same Tactic that Has Been Used on the Palestinians By Timothy Alexander Guzman, June 04, 2020
Democrats Casually “Blame Russia” for the Riots By Paul Antonopoulos, June 04, 2020
Understand the Globalization of Poverty and the New World Order By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, June 03, 2020
Confronting Institutional Racism By Dr. Jack Rasmus, June 03, 2020
As US Protests Show, the Challenge Is How to Rise Above the Violence Inherent in State Power By Jonathan Cook, June 03, 2020
Food and Agroecology: Coping with Future Shocks By Colin Todhunter, June 03, 2020
The Black Panther Party. The Battle against Poverty, Racism, Imperialism and Police Brutality By Hugo Turner, June 03, 2020
“Black Lives Matter”: Tamir Rice and the Meaning of “No Justice – No Peace” By Glen Ford, June 03, 2020
George Floyd Murder Enflames US. America Is a Failed State By Shenali D Waduge, June 02, 2020
Protestors Defy Curfew as Raleigh Values Property Over Life By Danica Jorden, June 02, 2020
George Floyd Endgame: Martial Law and a Police State By Kurt Nimmo, June 02, 2020
This Is Not a Revolution. It’s a Blueprint for Locking Down the Nation By John W. Whitehead, June 02, 2020
Video: Who’s Funding the Protest Movement? Who’s Behind it? By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, June 02, 2020
Combat Troops Coming to US Streets? By Stephen Lendman, June 02, 2020
American workers
Exponentially Rising Hunger in America By Stephen Lendman, June 02, 2020
Focus on Looting Detracts From Racism By Robert Fantina, June 02, 2020
Floyd Murder Sparks Violent Protests in US – Citizens at Breaking Point with Police State Oppression? By Joachim Hagopian, June 02, 2020
African American Mayors and Sheriffs Stand Among George Floyd Protestors in Central North Carolina By Danica Jorden, June 02, 2020
Anti-Racist Demonstrations Continue Despite Escalating Government Repression By Abayomi Azikiwe, June 02, 2020
A Superpower in Chaos By Dr. Chandra Muzaffar, June 02, 2020
Racism in the United States By Robert Fantina, June 01, 2020
How Much Violence and Destruction Is Enough for Depraved American Leaders and Their Subjects? By John Stanton, June 01, 2020
Rage Against the United States of Institutionalized Inequality and Injustice By Stephen Lendman, June 01, 2020
“Let’s Burn the Whole Thing Down”: Death, Protest and George Floyd By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, June 01, 2020
Nationwide Uprisings Against Failed States Triggered by Police Killings By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, June 01, 2020
Racist Killing and Impunity By Craig Murray, June 01, 2020
Lenses on Riots, Murder, and Racism in the US and Hong Kong By Kim Petersen, June 01, 2020
“Social Identity” Is Not “The Answer” By Prof. Robert Abele, June 01, 2020
Minneapolis Uprising: COVID and the American Ruling Class Are the Source of Violence. Trump Thanks Law Enforcement Shooter in Advance By Massoud Nayeri, June 01, 2020
Israel’s Netanyahu Says the Quiet Part Out Loud: Palestinians to be “Subjects,” Not Citizens in Apartheid Annexation By Prof. Juan Cole, June 01, 2020
Racism and the Empire’s Executioners? By Philip A Farruggio, May 31, 2020
Black Alliance for Peace Calls on United Nations to Address Human Rights Crisis in the United States By Black Alliance for Peace, May 31, 2020
Racism in US: The African-American Dystopia By Germán Gorraiz López, May 31, 2020
Systematic Racist Violence in America: Minnesota National Guard and State Police Deployed in Twin Cities Rebellion By Abayomi Azikiwe, May 31, 2020
The Human Heart and the Unspeakable Death of George Floyd By Elizabeth Woodworth, May 31, 2020
The Great US 2020 Wealth Transfer Heist. Deep Inequalities in US Society By Stephen Lendman, May 29, 2020
I Can’t Breathe. Police Brutality and Social Arrest By Massoud Nayeri, May 27, 2020
Israel Reveals Date of Planned West Bank Annexation By Almasdar News, May 27, 2020
The Elite’s COVID-19 Coup: Fighting for Our Humanity, Our Liberty and Our Future By Robert J. Burrowes, May 25, 2020
COVID-19 Has Replaced Osama bin Laden as the Fall Guy for Lost Liberties By Robert Bridge, May 25, 2020
US Unemployment Insurance Claims Approaches 40 Million… By Niles Niemuth, May 22, 2020
Dramatic Increase in Global Poverty Generated by Coronavirus Crisis. No Scaling Back of US Militarism By Paul Antonopoulos, May 22, 2020
The WHO and the EU Want a Covid Vaccine for the Entire Planet, What About Water and Food… By Dr. Pascal Sacré, May 21, 2020
Millions Forced to Choose Between Hunger or COVID-19 By Grain, May 21, 2020
Washing Our Hands of Financialized Pensions By Socialists for Retirement Security, May 21, 2020
The ‘Battle’ Against COVID-19 in a Fragmented World, Has Ruined Billions of Lives By Andre Vltchek, May 21, 2020
Poverty Forces Chileans to Cook in ‘the Common Pot’ By Massoud Nayeri and Telesur, May 19, 2020
Is the Lockdown the Greatest Policy Disaster in U.S. History? By Mike Whitney, May 19, 2020
The Deepening US Health Care Affordability and Coverage Crisis By Dr. Jack Rasmus, May 18, 2020
Trump and GOP Oppose New House Economic Stimulus Measure By Stephen Lendman, May 17, 2020
Video: Coronavirus: Economic and Social Collapse: Mass Unemployment, Bankruptcy, Poverty and Despair By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, May 15, 2020
Is Universal Basic Income the Way Out of the Current Economic Crisis? By Ellen Brown and Philip A Farruggio, May 15, 2020
US Government Fails to Prevent a Worsening Economic Downturn By Abayomi Azikiwe, May 14, 2020
The Longterm Social Impacts from Economic Collapse and COVID-19 Outbreaks By Stephen Lendman, May 13, 2020
The Sadness… Continues! By Philip A Farruggio, May 12, 2020
America
Low-Balling the Unemployed in the Era of the 2020 Great Recession By Dr. Jack Rasmus, May 12, 2020
South Africa: COVID-19 Crisis Unmasks Dangers of Profit Oriented Healthcare By Salimah Valiani, May 12, 2020
Fragile Economic System: It Is Much Worse Than You Are Being Told By Michael Snyder, May 12, 2020
Trump Regime Hardliners Want Social Security and Medicare Eliminated By Stephen Lendman, May 12, 2020
Effects of US Lockdowns v. Lifting Them By Stephen Lendman, May 11, 2020
Depression USA By Joseph Kishore, May 11, 2020
Indifference Toward Public Health and Welfare in America. The COVID-19 Healthcare Fiasco By Stephen Lendman, May 11, 2020
The COVID-19 Crisis Has Already Left Too Many Children Hungry in America By Lauren Bauer, May 08, 2020
COVID-19 Might Cause Mass Starvation in the Global South Unless the World Acts Now By Andrew Korybko, May 08, 2020
Coronavirus Threatens Indigenous Peoples in the Amazon By Lucas Leiroz de Almeida, May 08, 2020
Time to Change: Coronavirus and Refugees on Greece’s Samos Island By Chris Jones, May 08, 2020
Whatcha Gonna Do About Me By Philip A Farruggio, May 07, 2020
100 Years After San Remo and the Denial of Arab Rights Continues By James J. Zogby, May 05, 2020
The ‘White Makes Right’ Continuance By Philip A Farruggio, May 04, 2020
The Impact of COVID-19 on Africa. The Case of Somalia By Dr. Bischara A. Egal, May 04, 2020
The COVID-19 Crisis Profoundly Exposes African Americans to the Scourge of Poverty and Racism By Azhar Azam, May 04, 2020
America’s Super-Rich See Their Wealth Rise by $282 Billion in Three Weeks of Pandemic By Alan MacLeod, May 04, 2020
Crushing the States, Saving the Banks: The Fed’s Generous New Rules By Ellen Brown, May 04, 2020