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Homelessness Is Becoming a Crisis of Epic Proportions in the United States
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Homelessness Is Becoming a Crisis of Epic Proportions in the United States
June 19, 2021

No matter what our leaders do, the homelessness crisis in this country just seems to keep escalating. Vast numbers of our fellow citizens will be sleeping on the streets tonight, and many more will soon be joining them.

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.

A Hollow Victory for American Workers
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The Urban Poor Are Paying a Steep ‘Murder Tax’ Since 2020
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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.

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.

America’s Richest 1% Owned 5% in 1990, Own 36% Today
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Britain’s Class War on Children
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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.

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.

Inequality in America: Far Beyond Extreme
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America Is Finished
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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.

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.

How U.S.’s Response to Covid-19 Could Precipitate 2nd Great Depression
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