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How the System Favors Corporations Who Break the Rules Over the Working-Class

Date: May 19, 2015 | Categories: Hunger / Poverty / Inequality, News, News, Video All, Videos,

Source: Alternet.org [Video is at end of article below] By Leo Gerard Some of the biggest banks in the world are expected to plead guilty to felonies this week.  Felonies! They are scandalous crimes, too: fraud and antitrust violations. Finally, America will see members of the class that crashed the economy dressed in black and white suits that are hardly …


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The numbers are staggering: US is ‘world leader’ in child poverty

Date: April 16, 2015 | Categories: Hunger / Poverty / Inequality, News, News,

Source: Rawstory.com America’s wealth grew by 60 percent in the past six years, by over $30 trillion. In approximately the same time, the number of homeless children has also grown by 60 percent. Financier and CEO Peter Schiff said, “People don’t go hungry in a capitalist economy.” The 16 million kids on food stamps know what it’s like to go …


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New Oxfam report says half of global wealth held by the 1%

Date: February 4, 2015 | Categories: Hunger / Poverty / Inequality, News, News,

Source: Theguardian.com Published: Monday, 19 January 2015 Billionaires and politicians gathering in Switzerland this week will come under pressure to tackle rising inequality after a study found that – on current trends – by next year, 1% of the world’s population will own more wealth than the other 99%. Ahead of this week’s annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in …