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How our banking system destroys the free market

The foundation of an economy is money. And if the creation, value and availability of that money are controlled by few elites instead of a free market then it doesn’t matter how complex and a giant system we build.

A new rationalization for riches

Activists today are exploring encouraging pathways to a New Economy that sustains both our planet and greater equality.

These 8 men are richer than half the world’s population

The gap between the super-rich and the poor is greater than even a year ago.

‘Free’ Cash, The Irresistible Offer Boss Trump Can’t Refuse

Did anyone believe a crass, greedy business tycoon, forever living on "other people's money," would not find a way to move from budget self-financing to accepting the big money modern elections require? Without tens or hundreds of millions eventually, Trump won't survive the big primaries against well-heeled, personally-insulted foes. And who expects Trump, a rich hypocrite (on so many other issues), to spend his cash when easy money is so available? Easier just to change the con artist's ploy about never being open to rank bribery.

Karl Marx Was Right

Karl Marx understood that the idea of capitalism would work only in the utopian mind of a true believer, but never in reality. And as predicted, wealth is now concentrated in the hands of a tiny elite—Marx was right all along.

The Illegitimacy of Ginormous Wealth, Fouling Politics, Economics and Religion

The political system in the U.S. is currently an unfair, unequal, and unkind system keeping the rich, rich and the poor, poor. It is time to see this and demand change.

Four Numbers that Show the Beating Down of Middle America

Numbers reveal the dramatic fall of the middle class over the past 35 years. But Congress has little need for numbers, except for their own needs, and the super-rich just keep building up their own numbers—it's time for a redistribution of our national wealth.

China Accelerates Into the Future, Racing Past America

A role reversal has occurred in this world as China is quickly surpassing the US in the innovative and economic world. With its increasing wealth, China is expanding its existence throughout the world.

Four Numbers to Make Us Fighting Mad. And One Way to...

A national Permanent Fund might be the most brilliant solution to upward wealth redistribution. Outlined by Peter Barnes, it was modeled after the popular and successful Alaska Permanent Fund because shouldn't we all benefit from our nation's steadily rising productivity.

An End to 'Mindless Austerity:' Obama Pushes for Taxing the Rich...

President Obama is calling for Congress to raise taxes on the wealthy and corporations as a way to fund education and fix America's infrastructure. Could Obama's budget proposal help poor and middle-class families?

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World Bank to end financial support for oil and gas exploration

“It is hard to overstate the significance of this historic announcement by the World Bank.”

How to confront Republican family members about the GOP tax plan (a holiday guide)

Here are the 3 main Republican arguments in favor of the Republican tax plan, followed by the truth.

Trump caves to Big Ag, reverses humane requirements for “USDA Organic” livestock

Consumers pay more for organic with the expectation that the animals are treated more humanely than in conventional farming.

Stupidity and blindness have destroyed whatever democracy the US ever had

Republicans AND Democrats are the problem.

Incentive for terrorism: America has taken nearly 70% of the world’s wealth gains since...

Young lives are put at risk to ensure that a few thousand American households are free to take most of the wealth. 

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