The United States Of Greed And Bullies

By Rivera Sun, Dandelionsalad.wordpress.com -

A nation built on greed is not a nation; it is just a legal framework for rape and pillage, slavery and exploitation, theft, murder, and genocide. A nation whose primary function is to protect [...]

Stop Warehousing Wealth In Charity Funds

By Chuck Collins and Helen Flannery, Inequality.org -

Over the years, the IPS Program on Inequality and the Common Good has examined the ways that extreme inequality effects philanthropy.  In 2016, IPS published the report Gilded Giving: Top Heavy [...]

Jails Replace In-Person Visitation With Video Screens

By Mike Ludwig, www.truthout.org -

By Mike Ludwig for Truthout. The rash of suicides alarmed mental health experts and local watchdogs, and Arce's death has advocates calling out the lack of equal access to services for disabled [...]

Beyond Panama: What World Really Needs Is #DelawarePapers

By Nika Knight, www.commondreams.org -

By Nika Knight for Common Dreams - Panama saw populist protests on Wednesday in response to Panama Papers revelations that the nation's lax tax laws are providing a haven for the world's [...]

VIDEO: The Pathology Of The Rich

By Paul Jay, www.therealnews.com -

Because we don't understand the pathology of the rich. We've been saturated with cultural images and a kind of cultural deification of wealth and those who have wealth. We are being--you know, [...]

How Highly Paid CEOs Rip Off Their Companies And Public

By Sarah Anderson, www.alternet.org -

Heimbold’s story is actually not that uncommon. In a report I co-authored at the Institute for Policy Studies, we analyzed 18 extremely highly paid CEOs who led companies that had to shell out [...]