Tag: inequality

us.-has-the-most-unequal-wealth-distribution-of-any-major-country
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May
2021

U.S. Has The Most-Unequal Wealth Distribution of Any Major CountryU.S. Has The Most-Unequal Wealth Distribution of Any Major Country

Eric Zuesse The most-reliable information-source regarding the distribution of wealth inside each country is the periodic nearly 200-page Credit Suisse “Global wealth databook,” which is produced by a large team and is therefore too costly to generate annually, but the latest freely available edition of it is their “Global wealth databook 2019”. Wealth-data are far […]

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how-corrupt-america-is
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Sep
2020

How Corrupt America IsHow Corrupt America Is

Eric Zuesse On September 14th, The Hill bannered “GOP sees pressure on Pelosi as key to pandemic relief deal” and opened: Senate Republicans see putting pressure on Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) as the key to getting a deal on a coronavirus relief bill before the elections and are counting on vulnerable House Democrats to move […]

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why-post-coronavirus-america-will-have-massive-poverty
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Apr
2020

Why Post-Coronavirus America Will Have Massive PovertyWhy Post-Coronavirus America Will Have Massive Poverty

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at Strategic Culture     The way that Congress and the President structured America’s coronavirus bailout legislation, the protections that go to the super-wealthy start immediately, but the protections that go to the neediest — the soaring numbers of unemployed, the increasingly endangered medical workers, etc. — require documentation which is […]

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how-fascism-won-control-in-the-west
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Mar
2020

How Fascism Won Control in The WestHow Fascism Won Control in The West

Eric Zuesse “The West” is the nations that are essentially controlled, basically dictated-to, by America’s approximately 600 billionaires, who control the U.S. Government, by coordinatedly funding (through their news-media and political donations, and also by their members-only private conferences) the careers of cooperative politicians, and who thereby defeat the politicians who act against increasing the […]

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who-can-now-say-america-hasn’t-become-a-mega-corporate-dictatorship?
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Feb
2020

Who can NOW say America hasn’t become a mega-corporate dictatorship?Who can NOW say America hasn’t become a mega-corporate dictatorship?

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at Strategic Culture Jon Hellevig posted on January 16th at The Saker, “Capitalism in America: How a Dismal Decimal is Robbing Americans Blind” the most extensive and up-to-date compendium anywhere, of data on economic inequality in America, and one fact especially stands out from it: “Today Top 1% are losers compared […]

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