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Tag: economy

The ‘jobs for everyone’ fantasy

For the CEOs, soothing talk about a surging economy is a lot easier than actually investing in the country that made them rich.

Inequality social dysfunction and misery

Income and wealth inequality is not simply a monetary issue, it is a complex social crisis that supports and strengthens notions of superiority and inferiority, and was described by President Barak Obama in 2013 as “the defining challenge of our time.”

Bayer, Monsanto acquisition a go

On June 7 "one of the world's largest pesticide producers will be combined with the world's largest seed company."

To protect and serve… The empire

All those who are there to ‘Protect and Serve’ this empire will give us are more of the same: Hype, spin, lies and half-truths!

Creating right relationship

Collective harmony relies on there being right relationship with all living forms and the complex ecological patterns of life of this most beautiful world.

The taking of Millennial wealth by rich white Boomers

A booming economy? Yes, for the richest 10 percent, who took 85 percent of the new wealth.

Why the only answer is to break up the biggest Wall...

Why should banks ever be permitted to use peoples’ bank deposits – insured by the federal government – to place risky bets on the banks’ own behalf?

The Pentagon can’t account for $21 trillion (that’s not a typo)

It seems vaguely upsetting, but you forget about it 15 seconds later because … what else is there to do?

THE MONOPOLIZATION OF AMERICA: The biggest economic problem you’re hearing almost...

There’s only one answer: It is time to revive antitrust.

The oligarchs’ ‘guaranteed basic income’ scam

The longer the elites keep us in darkness with their ideological tricks and empty moralism, the longer we refuse to mobilize to break their grip on power, the worse it will get.

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Native American water protector becomes first to be sentenced to time in federal prison...

Seven Native Americans face felony charges, while hundreds of others still face lesser charges for their role in the fight against the Dakota Access pipeline.

‘That’s pretty pathetic:’ Bernie Sanders on Trump’s immigration policies

"I think that's pretty pathetic, but I think ultimately that's his strategy."

Progressive Briefing for Thursday, June 21, 2018

Trump signs executive order halting family separation policy he created President Trump signed an executive order halting what has become a notorious family separation policy...

New investigation pins Koch brothers to ‘anti-transit canvassing campaigns’

While the development of public transit is seen by many as "positive for both impoverished communities and the environment," it hurts the Koch brothers' bottom line.

Could the formation of a Space Force be on Trump’s agenda?

“Space as a war fighting domain is the latest obscenity in a long list of vile actions by a vile administration."

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