Coming Fiscal Derailment – Why FY 2019 Will Sink The Casino

By David Stockman, informationclearinghouse.info -

December 21, 2017 "Information Clearing House" - Since last November 8th the Russell 2000 has risen by 30% and the net Federal debt has expanded by an astounding $1.0 trillion dollars. In a [...]

Our Opportunity To Build Wealth, Economy, And Culture

By Melissa Hoover, institute.coop -

Entrepreneurship can be a powerful force for prosperity. Business ownership gives entrepreneurs the opportunity to earn more money and create jobs. But this pathway to self-made success is mostly [...]

Trouble In The Offshore Paradise

By Chuck Collins, inequality.org -

By Chuck Collins for Inequality - Just as Congress begins debate on the Republicans’ “Tax Cut and Jobs Act,” new revelations have emerged about how wealthy elites around the world hide their [...]

The Re-Emergence Of Common Wealth

By Rivera Sun, www.kosmosjournal.org -

By Rivera Sun for Kosmos Online - Historically, the rise of massive individual wealth has been accompanied by the destruction of many forms of common wealth through conquest, colonization, [...]

Stunning Truths About The Bloated Safety Net For The Wealthy

By Paul Buchheit, www.truth-out.org -

By Paul Buchheit for Buzz Flash - Housing: Start with the homes, the expensive homes, the estates. For the mortgage interest deduction alone, households earning over $100,000 in 2012 claimed 77.3 [...]

Secret Guilt, Secret Wealth

By Dariel Garner, www.popularresistance.org -

By Dariel Garner for Popular Resistance - Offshore companies and secret bank accounts not only conceal tax evasion, fraud and other illegal activities; they are also, where the wealthy hide their [...]

Wealth Belongs To All Of Us, Not Just The Rich

By Dariel Garner, www.PopularResistance.org -

By Dariel Garner for Popular Resistance. Imagine eating at a sumptuous private banquet every night that the whole society has paid for, while most people are too stressed from overwork and worry [...]

We Are So Poor Because They Are So Rich

By Dariel Garner, www.PopularResistance.org -

By Dariel Garner for Popular Resistance, For decades, the rich have made all the laws and regulations, chosen the judges and the regulators, and written the 76,000 page IRS Tax Code. [...]

Dark Money Review: Nazi Oil, Koch Brothers And Rightwing Revolution

By Charles Kaiser, www.theguardian.com -

By Charles Kaiser for The Guardian - Lots of American industrialists have skeletons in the family closet. Charles and David Koch, however, are in a league of their own. The father of these famous [...]

Davos And Its Threat To Democracy

By Nick Buxton, www.commondreams.org -

By Nick Buxton for Common Dreams - It’s an all-too-easy event to mock. It’s hard to keep a straight face when the world’s rich arrive annually in their private jets to the luxury ski-resort of [...]

How Communities Can Build Wealth By Knocking On Doors

By Oscar Perry Abello, www.nextcity.org -

By Oscar Perry Abello in Next City - Jennifer Meccozi spent two decades chopping onions as a restaurant cook before she became “chief door knocker” in Buffalo, New York, or in other words, [...]

Why The USA’s Inequality Problem Is About A Lot More Than Money

By David Cay Johnston, www.truth-out.org -

By David Cay Johnston in Truth Out - Inequality is about much more than the growing chasm of income and wealth between those at the very top and everyone else in America. It's also about [...]

Amazing Wealth Surge For Top 0.1 Percent

By Sahil Kapur, www.talkingpointsmemo.com -

New research finds that richest 0.1 percent of Americans have dramatically expanded their share of the country's overall wealth in the last three decades. The study is unique in that it measures [...]

Half The World’s Population Made Secure By Cooperatives

By Patricia Bradshaw www.universityaffairs.ca -

The United Nations designated 2012 as “International Year of Co-operatives” to highlight that co-operatives are major players in the world economy. The International Co-operative Alliance claims [...]