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.
New York City’s “Shelter-industrial Complex”: Makes Money over Rising Homelessness By Michael Kowalchuk, May 05, 2018
The Maiming Fields of Gaza By Dr. Derek A Summerfield, Dr. David Halpin, and Dr Ang Swee Chai, May 05, 2018
Israeli Society very much Needs Remembrance Days. Peace and Reconciliation By Rami Elhanan, May 05, 2018
The Globalization of Poverty: Inside the New World Order By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, May 04, 2018
May Day 2018 and the Escalating Struggle to Defeat Austerity By Abayomi Azikiwe, May 04, 2018
One-third of American Households Have Struggled to Afford Either Food, Shelter or Medical Care By Leslie Albrecht, May 04, 2018
The Saudi Prince and the Palestinian Paupers By Rima Najjar, May 03, 2018
Videos: From Rallies to Riots: May Day Across the World By RT News, May 03, 2018
American Jews Have Abandoned Gaza — And the Truth. The Struggle for Human Decency By Prof. Peter Beinart, May 03, 2018
Liberia: The Promise of “Sustainable Palm Oil” Sows Anger and Doubt By Gaurav Madan, May 02, 2018
Banking on a ‘Shithole’: US-led Racial Capitalism in Haiti Began Long Before Trump By Prof. Peter James Hudson, May 01, 2018
Why Are Palestinians Protesting in Gaza? By Mike Merryman-Lotze, April 30, 2018
Escaping Violence and Poverty: Trump Administration Turns Away Immigrant Caravan Requesting Asylum at US-Mexico Border By A R Jerral, April 30, 2018
‘May Day’ Militancy Needed to Create the Economy We Need By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, April 30, 2018
Protests Force Starbucks to Ditch the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) from Leading Anti-Racism Training By Prof. Marjorie Cohn, April 29, 2018
America’s 1.2 Trillion Dollar Nuclear Weapons Project. Are Nuclear Weapons Immoral? By Matt Brown and Alex Nunes, April 28, 2018
“Genocide by Prescription”: Drug Induced Death in America By Prof. James Petras and Robin Eastman-Abaya, April 27, 2018
Trump Lawyer: There’s No Muslim Ban Because Trump Thinks Islam Is ‘One of the Greatest Countries’ By Adrienne Mahsa Varkiani, April 26, 2018
A New African Country: Everything You Need to Know About “eSwatini” By Andrew Korybko, April 22, 2018
Yemen, The Most Horrific Genocide. A Country without Food, Water, Medicine and Fuel By Mnar Muhawesh, April 21, 2018
Major Win for BDS as Heavily Jewish US Women’s College Votes for Divestment By Telesur, April 21, 2018
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Bob Dylan: It’s All Over Now Baby Red, White and Blue. The Two Party Political Scam and the U.S. Military Industrial Complex By Philip A Farruggio, April 10, 2018
DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) and President Trump’s Blatant Bigotry against Immigrants By William Boardman, April 09, 2018
Swiss Mining Corporations in Flagrant Violation of Human Rights – Swiss Government Complicit By Peter Koenig, April 09, 2018
The Neoliberal City: Public Transportation and the Rights of People with Physical Disabilities By Alex Birnel and Meagan Day, April 08, 2018
Israelis Gather by Gaza Border to Watch and Cheer as Military Uses Live Fire Against Palestinians By Daily Sabah, April 08, 2018
The Struggle Against Illegitimate Public and Private Debt Which Are at the Core of the Capitalist System By Eric Toussaint, April 07, 2018
What Can the World Do to Curtail the Rising Tide of Antisemitism By Hans Stehling, April 06, 2018
Martin Luther King’s Dream Turned into “America’s Nightmare”: Extreme Poverty and Social Inequality By Angela Vullo, April 05, 2018
Poverty Alleviation and “Basic Income”: Progressive Cloak and Neoliberal Dagger By John Clarke, April 05, 2018
Palestine – All the Gods Are with You, but None Dares Scream Murder By Peter Koenig, April 04, 2018
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 50 Years Later: The Struggle Against Racism, War & Poverty Continues By Abayomi Azikiwe, April 04, 2018
Workers Rights: Major Strikes in France Challenge Macron’s Right-wing Reforms By Peter Schwarz and Eric London, April 03, 2018
Martin Luther King, Lesson for Today: Militarism and Economic Exploitation, Blatant Racism at Home and Imperialism Abroad By Peter Ford, April 03, 2018
Jews for Justice By Stephen Lendman, April 02, 2018
Resisting Israeli Tyranny a Legitimate Palestinian Right By Stephen Lendman, April 02, 2018
Big Guns Destroy U.S. Schools By Sara Flounders, April 02, 2018
1.8 Million Blockaded and Starved by an Israeli State that Now Shoots to Kill By Hans Stehling, April 02, 2018
France’s Political Landscape: Trade Unions and Left Parties Confront Macron’s Attacks on Rail Services and Jobs By Dick Nichols, March 29, 2018
Opioids and The Narcotic-fueled Genocide of American Workers By Prof. James Petras, March 29, 2018
Social Activism Funded by Global Capitalism, Serves the Neoliberal World Order. The 2018 World Social Forum (WSF) in Salvador, Brazil By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, March 28, 2018
The Struggle to Defeat Austerity in Detroit and the World By Abayomi Azikiwe, March 28, 2018
‘The Gig Economy’ Is the New Term for Serfdom By Chris Hedges, March 27, 2018
‘Black 47’: The Irish Famine of 1847 By Caoimhghin Ó Croidheáin, March 25, 2018
Trump Cuts Off U.S. Humanitarian Aid to Palestine By Press TV, March 24, 2018
Islamophobia and Religious Discrimination in Canada By Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East, March 23, 2018
For These Children of Iraq, Help Did Not Arrive By Claudia Lefko, March 22, 2018
Why Are Syrian Refugees Returning to Their Homes? By Inside Syria Media Center, March 21, 2018
When I Came to the U.S. from Japan. The Eyes of “Others” for Us All By Hiroyuki Hamada, March 21, 2018
America Is Losing Its Economy By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, March 21, 2018
Mozambique Forced to Restructure After Debt Default. By Abayomi Azikiwe, March 21, 2018
Wealth and Power: The Global Elite Is Insane By Robert J. Burrowes, March 21, 2018
How the US and the UN Sandbagged Yemen Peace Talks By Randi Nord, March 19, 2018
US Smooths Israel’s Path to Annexing West Bank By Jonathan Cook, March 19, 2018
Video: Ten Years Ago, Rachel Corrie: Death of an Idealist, Witness of Israeli Crimes against Humanity By Rachel Corrie, March 16, 2018
The Irish Slave Trade – The Forgotten “White” Slaves By John Martin, March 16, 2018
Imperialism Today: A Critical Assessment of Latin American Dependency Theory By Claudio Katz and Richard Fidler, March 16, 2018
“I Will Also Fight with You”: President Kagame, Rwanda’s Berater-in-Chief By Prof. Filip Reyntjens, March 15, 2018
Deep-seated Economic Crisis, Declining Standard of Living in America, How to Defeat Trump’s Austerity Measures By Abayomi Azikiwe, March 14, 2018
Human Trafficking from Haiti to Chile By Dady Chery, March 11, 2018
Animal Rights and The Vegan Revolution By Steve Jones, March 04, 2018
Yemen, The Risks of Famine and Disease. New UN Humanitarian Response Plan Paints Dire Picture of Impact of US-UK-Saudi War By Stop Starving Yemen, March 01, 2018
Israel and Palestine: A Very Modern Apartheid By Marienna Pope-Weidemann, February 28, 2018
Sign On: Cancel Trump’s War Parade! Militarization and Aggressive US Foreign Policy Trigger Poverty in America By Answer Coalition, February 27, 2018
Western Imperialism and “Regime Change” in Zimbabwe By Mafa Kwanisai Mafa, February 26, 2018
Cuba Is an Example for Fighting Hunger: FAO By Telesur, February 24, 2018
Mass Incarceration for Profit: The Dual Impact of the Thirteenth Amendment and the Unresolved Question of National Oppression in the United States By Abayomi Azikiwe, February 20, 2018
Muslims Face Increasing Discrimination, State Surveillance Under Trump By Ali Mohsin, February 19, 2018
Israel, a Leading Tax Haven By Stephen Lendman, February 16, 2018
Trump’s Neoliberal War Budget By Stephen Lendman, February 14, 2018
Timeline: Israel’s Anti-Palestinian Laws Since 1948 By Middle East Monitor, February 13, 2018
The “Gig Economy”: Global Unemployment, Low Wages, Migration and the Future Workplace By Prof. Anthony A. Gabb, February 13, 2018
An Exodus of “Jewish Settlers” from Palestine Is Inevitable By Rima Najjar, February 12, 2018
Canada’s Deep Systemic Racial Bias. Indigenous Rights By Jim Miles, February 12, 2018
America’s Forgotten War with Mexico By Shane Quinn, February 10, 2018
Total Collapse of Gaza Healthcare ‘Imminent,’ Warns Medical Charity By The New Arab, February 09, 2018
African Americans Still Subjected to National Oppression: 150 Years Since the Passage of the Fourteenth Amendment By Abayomi Azikiwe, February 09, 2018
Poverty in the Philippines: The Official Figures Have Been Manipulated By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, February 07, 2018
Open Letter to the People of Greece: You Are Being Slaughtered Before the World’s Eyes By Peter Koenig, February 06, 2018
Politics, Power and Violence in the Visayas Region of the Philippines By Prof. Phoebe Zoe Maria Sanchez, February 05, 2018