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.
Millions Unable to Pay for Housing Next Month, Rent Strike in NYC By Natasha Lennard, May 01, 2020
As US Unemployment Reaches Great Depression Levels, Millions Still Unable to Obtain Assistance By Shannon Jones, May 01, 2020
International May Day 2020. Workers of the World Unite! By Massoud Nayeri, May 01, 2020
America
Millions More US Jobless than Reported. Real U.S. Unemployment Rate at 38%… By Stephen Lendman, April 30, 2020
45 Years Ago, End of Vietnam War: Neoliberalism and “The Vietnam Model”. Who Won the Vietnam War? By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, April 30, 2020
Video: US Coronavirus ‘Bailout’ Scam Is $6 Trillion Giveaway to Wall St – Economist Michael Hudson Explains By Prof Michael Hudson, Ben Norton, and Max Blumenthal, April 30, 2020
Seniors, Prisoners and the Plight of the Detroit Majority By Abayomi Azikiwe, April 30, 2020
COVID-19 Sweeping Through US Immigrant Farmworker and Meatpacker Ranks By Danica Jorden, April 29, 2020
The Coronavirus 5th “Relief Package” We Need By Howie Hawkins, April 29, 2020
Millions of US Workers Blocked from Applying for Jobless Benefits By Kevin Reed, April 29, 2020
Round Two of the “Paycheck Protection Program”: Another Disaster for US Small Businesses and Their Employees By Barry Grey, April 29, 2020
COVID-19 and the Rise of the Police State By David Skripac, April 28, 2020
The COVID-19 “Economic Holocaust” … Bankrupting the Nation. “The Shut-In Economy” By Richard Gale and Dr. Gary Null, April 28, 2020
As Food Banks Struggle to Cope with Demand, Desperate Farmers Dump Unsellable Produce By Alan MacLeod, April 27, 2020
Video: Sweden: Europe’s Lockdown Exception By France 24 and Dr. Gary G. Kohls, April 25, 2020
Death Panel Ezekiel: “No Choice” but Mass Poverty and Death By Kurt Nimmo, April 25, 2020
COVID-19 Lockdown Conducive to Unprecedented Crisis in US Agriculture: US Farm Relief Program Hands Billions to Agribusiness While Millions Lack Food By Alex Findijs, April 24, 2020
Detroit, COVID-19 and the Worsening Capitalist Crisis By Abayomi Azikiwe, April 23, 2020
The New Senate $480 Economic Stimulus Bill. A “Social Safety Net” for Banks and Billionaires By Stephen Lendman, April 22, 2020
The UN Is Now Admitting that this Coronavirus Pandemic Could Spark Famines of “Biblical Proportions” By Michael Snyder, April 22, 2020
This Is the Worst Employment Collapse in U.S. History by a Very Wide Margin By Michael Snyder, April 22, 2020
Hungry Americans By Stephen Lendman, April 22, 2020
Coronavirus Capitalism: Entrenching Dispossession and Dependency By Colin Todhunter, April 21, 2020
Finance Versus the People in the Era of the Pandemic By Prof Prabhat Patnaik, April 21, 2020
The Occupation and the Pandemic: The Coronavirus and the Conditions of Palestinian Workers By G.N. Nithya, April 20, 2020
Are We Brewing a New Feudalism? The Economy is Being Destroyed By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, April 20, 2020
Conspiracy Theory
Utopia as a Political Means of Not Sinking into Passivity and Resignation By Dr. Rudolf Hänsel, April 17, 2020
Working Class Heroes…. Stiffed! John Lennon By Philip A Farruggio, April 17, 2020
New Indonesian Capital in Borneo: From Rural Misery to Grody Dreams of Urban Glory By Andre Vltchek and Mira Lubis, April 17, 2020
The Coronavirus and the Economic Crisis this Time By Prof. Sam Gindin, April 16, 2020
COVID-19 Prompts Austerity Budget in Detroit By Abayomi Azikiwe, April 16, 2020
COVID-19 as a Weapon. The Crushing of the Disposable Working Class – by Design By Cory Morningstar, April 15, 2020
If Coronavirus Overwhelms Gaza, Israel Alone Is to Blame By Jonathan Cook, April 15, 2020
A Lethal Brew: Israel’s Racism and the Pandemic By James J. Zogby, April 15, 2020
Time for Universal Basic Income Is Now! By Philip A Farruggio, April 13, 2020
The COVID-19 Lockdown: Devastating Economic and Social Consequences. Trump Wants the Economy Reopened by May 1st By Stephen Lendman, April 13, 2020
Social Devastation and Despair. How Coronavirus Threatens India By Arundhati Roy, April 11, 2020
Martin Khor: Undaunted Fighter for the Poor and Underprivileged By Yilmaz Akyüz and Richard Kozul-Wright, April 09, 2020
COVID-19: New Battle in Capitalism’s War on the Black Working Class By Black Alliance for Peace, April 09, 2020
Detroit on the Frontline in Battle to End COVID-19 Pandemic By Abayomi Azikiwe, April 09, 2020
More People Died of Suicide Last Week in Tennessee Than COVID-19 By Mac Slavo, April 08, 2020
UK- Australia COVID-19 Deaths, Deprivation Deaths in Developing Countries, Indigenous Avoidable Deaths By Gideon Polya, April 08, 2020
COVID-19 in Democratic Republic of the Congo (CRC): Hoping for the Best, Preparing for the Worst By Dr. Jean-Claude Maswana and Ann Garrison, April 08, 2020
The COVID-19 Crisis: The Homeless and the Poor. How Can We Help Those under Duress By Hassanal Noor Rashid, April 07, 2020
Bread Lines in the US By Stephen Lendman, April 07, 2020
Henry Kissinger: “The Coronavirus Pandemic Will Forever Alter the World Order”. Depopulation is on the Agenda By Stephen Lendman, April 06, 2020
Coronavirus Pandemic Will Inevitably Cause Food Crisis By Lucas Leiroz de Almeida, April 05, 2020
The Contradictions of American Warfare: Good Karma, Bad Karma… Always Karma By Philip A Farruggio, April 03, 2020
US Unemployment to Exceed 40% by End of April? By Stephen Lendman, April 03, 2020
America
A Portrait of Disaster: Rising Unemployment Insurance Claims (UI), After the Lockdown, The Great Depression of 2020? By Heidi Shierholz, April 03, 2020
The Bigger Picture Is Hiding Behind a Virus By Jonathan Cook, April 03, 2020
10 Signs the U.S. Is Heading for a Depression By Mike Whitney, April 03, 2020
COVID-19: The Capitalist Emperor Has No Clothes By Ajamu Baraka, April 03, 2020
Congress Betrays the American People – Again. “Medical Martial Law” By Renee Parsons, April 02, 2020
Detroit Impacted Severely by COVID-19 Pandemic and Lockdown By Abayomi Azikiwe, April 02, 2020
Covid-19 and the Forgotten Working Class By Dr. Jack Rasmus, April 02, 2020
‘Fanatical Cruelty’: As Pandemic Rages, Trump Refuses to Reopen Affordable Care Act Enrollment to Help Uninsured By Jake Johnson, April 01, 2020
The Post-Coronavirus World Will be Far Worse Than the Pre-Coronavirus World By Eric Zuesse, April 01, 2020
More Will Die from the Response to COVID-19 Than From the Virus By Kevin Ryan, April 01, 2020
International Labour Network: They Are at War… Against Us! By International Labour Network of Solidarity and Struggles, April 01, 2020
The Covid-19 Crisis: Defending Humanity Against the Elite Coup By Robert J. Burrowes, March 31, 2020
A Coup to Stop a Revolution: The Virus: Taking the Whole World Hostage By K V Ramani, March 31, 2020
White House: Hand-outs for the Rich Guys, No More Help for Ordinary Americans in Need By Stephen Lendman, March 31, 2020
Warnings of Economic Depression By Stephen Lendman, March 31, 2020
The ‘Modi Migrants’ Are India’s Self-Inflicted Humanitarian Disaster During “World War C” By Andrew Korybko, March 31, 2020
Fool Me Once… By Philip A Farruggio, March 31, 2020
Handout or Bailout? Transferring Trillions to the Super-Rich. “Crumbs” for US Households By Stephen Lendman, March 30, 2020
Putin Says ‘the Rich Must Pay’ for the Coronavirus By Mike Whitney, March 30, 2020
The Decade of Transformation Is Here: Remaking the Economy for the People By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, March 30, 2020
Moratorium on Water Shut-offs in Detroit Long Overdue By Abayomi Azikiwe, March 19, 2020
Today We’re All Irish: Debt Serfdom Comes to America By Ellen Brown, March 18, 2020
Money for Something. Keep the Predatory Wall Street Firms Afloat By Philip A Farruggio, March 18, 2020
“People Live Here Like Animals”: Moria Refugee camp on Greek island of Lesbos By Jean Ziegler and Zeit Online, March 16, 2020
Globalization and Women’s Rights: Economic Restructuring, Women’s Experiences and Responses to “Neoliberal Shocks” By Tina Renier, March 08, 2020
Brexit: Devastating Impacts on Employment By True Publica, February 28, 2020
The Looming Financial Nightmare: So Much for Living the American Dream By John W. Whitehead, February 26, 2020
“Baby You’re a Rich Man” … By Philip A Farruggio, February 24, 2020
Indigenous Resistance Shakes the Canadian State By John Clarke, February 21, 2020
Homewreckers and Nationwreckers United By Philip A Farruggio, February 14, 2020
Traditional Indigenous and White Man’s Conflicting Rules of Law: A Coming to Terms that Hasn’t Been Resolved Since “First Contact” By Irwin Jerome, February 14, 2020