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A Hollow Victory for American Workers
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A Hollow Victory for American Workers
March 16, 2021

Because American workers are entitled to a safe workplace, a minimum wage, and other such luxuries, Nike shifted its manufacturing base to more employer-friendly countries like communist China. Thus began Nike’s transition to one of the most infamous employers of sweatshop labor since the Victorian Age.

The Urban Poor Are Paying a Steep ‘Murder Tax’ Since 2020
March 9, 2021

While COVID-19 imposed a terrible toll in death and economic destruction in 2020, another epidemic devastates American communities both financially and personally—violence.

The Urban Poor Are Paying a Steep ‘Murder Tax’ Since 2020
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America’s Richest 1% Owned 5% in 1990, Own 36% Today
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America’s Richest 1% Owned 5% in 1990, Own 36% Today
January 6, 2021

More and more of the country being owned by the richest 1%, more and more of the Government is also being controlled by the richest 1%, because money brings power, Eric Zuesse writes.

Britain’s Class War on Children
November 28, 2020

When I first reported on child poverty in Britain, I was struck by the faces of children I spoke to, especially the eyes. They were different: watchful, fearful. What has not changed is that poverty is the result of a disease that is still virulent yet rarely spoken about – class.

Britain’s Class War on Children
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Inequality in America: Far Beyond Extreme
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Inequality in America: Far Beyond Extreme
October 14, 2020

We’ve all seen the stats on America’s extreme inequality. Over 20 percent of our nation’s income flows to the top 1 percent. The top 1 percent’s share of our country’s wealth is approaching 40 percent. Our top 0.1 percent hold roughly the same share of our wealth as our bottom 90 percent.

America Is Finished
September 25, 2020

John Quincy Adams applied the points of a 2000 article on Russia’s “decline” to the United States of America today – and here’s what he found out.

America Is Finished
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How U.S.’s Response to Covid-19 Could Precipitate 2nd Great Depression
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How U.S.’s Response to Covid-19 Could Precipitate 2nd Great Depression
September 16, 2020

America’s problems are deeper than just the two stooges that America’s aristocracy hires to front for it at the ballot-boxesб Eric Zuesse writes.

As U.S. Eviction Crisis Looms, Remember That Poverty Is Weaponized by the Elite
July 31, 2020

The wealthy are only wealthy because they found some clever way to insert themselves as unnecessary middlemen between consumers and the labor, skill, and/or talent which creates the actual thing the consumers are paying for, and skimmed most of the money off for themselves.

As U.S. Eviction Crisis Looms, Remember That Poverty Is Weaponized by the Elite
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