Income disparity

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How Poorer Citizens Pay the Price of Economic Change in the UK

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 29/11/2021 - 10:50pm in

From the speeding up of deindustrialisation and globalisation that began in the early 1980s to the 2008 financial crisis and the decade of austerity that followed, Britain’s economic system has operated with a built-in inequality bias.

Ohio Jury Finds Three Pharmacy Chains Liable in Opioids Trial; Judge to Decide on Damages Award in Spring

This is the first opioids jury verdict yet handed down; thousands of opioids cases remain pending.

African Marine Rules Favour Big Industry, Leaving Small-Scale Fishers in the Lurch

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sun, 28/11/2021 - 10:50pm in

European waters are not the only fisheries battleground. In Africa, conflict pits artisanal fishers against industrial forces.

‘We Are Fighting Back’: Global Black Friday Strikes and Protests Seek to #MakeAmazonPay

Workers around the world held Make Amazon Pay protests to obtain fair wages, end Amazon's tax avoidance, and lower its impact on the planet

Go Private for the Treatment You Need, NHS Tells Patients

NHS patients are being refused treatment, discharged too early and pushed towards private referrals.

Dirty Dollars: Money Laundering, Steel, and Toxins

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 23/11/2021 - 10:45pm in

Money launderers moved millions into America to buy steel mills — while elected leaders helped them fend off U.S. regulators and foreign competitors, leading to sick workers and mountains of hazardous waste.

Climate Injustice at Glasgow Cop-Out

How the largely optical, pro-business gestures at addressing climate change were an affront to developing countries.

Michael Hudson on Truth Jihad Radio Discussing Super Imperialism, Rentierism, and the American Political Duopoly

Michael Hudson gives a wide-ranging talk, including American policy in the post-war era, how economics ignores debt, and class warfare.

Jobs Grow — Along With the Pandemic Gap Between Rich and Poor New Yorkers

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 20/11/2021 - 1:55am in

The example of New York City shows that the rich are continuing to pull ahead during the Covid respite.

Experts on Inflation: Prognosis, Political Fallout and Who’s Really to Blame

Some non-mainstream experts discuss inflation: what is driving it, how long it might persist, and what if anything the officialdom can do.