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Globalization and Social Inequality: Obscene Wealth of Eight Mega-Billionaires

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World’s Richest Increased their Wealth by $237 Billion in 2016


Nick Beams

World Socialist Web Site 29 December 2016

Global Research, December 29, 2016

The world’s wealthiest 200 billionaires increased their net worth by $237 billion in 2016, taking their total wealth to $4.4 trillion as of the close of trading on Tuesday, an overall increase for the year of 5.7 percent, according to calculations by Bloomberg.

The major factor in the wealth increase is the surge in the US stock market since th

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We Need a Human Economy


Let’s Ditch the Economy of the 1% and Replace it with a Human Economy


Written by:

Winnie Byanyima

Executive Director, Oxfam International

If we want an economy of the 1%, then GDP is very useful. It tells us all we need to know. But if we want an economy that works for us all, we have to pay attention to what it is not telling us.

In the face of a growing inequality crisis, GDP tells us nothing about the distribution of growth. When just 62 people have the same wealth as half the world’s population,

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Capitalism at Work. Widespread Hardship: “What’s More Important? The Dignity of Women or another Billion Dollars for the Banksters”?



 Dr. Paul Craig Roberts

Global Research, November 29, 2015

Zero Hedge reports a story from “Keep Talking Greece” that first appeared in The Times.

According to the story, the plummeting living standards forced on the Greek people by German chancellor Merkel and the European banks have forced large numbers of young Greek women into prostitution.

The large increas

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“Buying Countries”, No Capital Controls for Oligarchs: Billionaire Warren Buffett Buys Greek Island


Michael Krieger

Global Research, July 22, 2015

Lliberty Blitzkrieg

If you want to see what unrestrained parasitic financial oligarchy ultimately looks like, look no further than the humanitarian crisis in Greece turned unprecedented billionaire opportunity. With global wealth becoming systemically concentrated in the hands of “insiders,” empty flats bought for tens of

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How the Law Is Used to Destroy Equality and Protect the Powerful

With Liberty and Justice for Some


Noam Chomsky & Glenn Greenwald


The basis for power elite membership is institutional power, namely an influential position within a prominent private or public organization. One study of power elites in the USA under George W. Bush identified 7,314 institutional positions of power encompassing 5,778 individuals. A later study of US society found that the demographics o

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Pillage and Class Polarization: The Rise of “Criminal Capitalism”


Prof. James Petras

Global Research, June 11, 2015

About 75% of US employees work 40 hours or longer, the second longest among all OECD countries, exceeded only by Poland and tied with South Korea.  In contrast, only 10% of Danish workers, 15% of Norwegian, 30% of French, 43% of UK and 50% of German workers work 40 or more hours.  With the longest work day, US workers score lower on the ‘living well’ s

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Sowing the GMO Seeds of Depopulation?

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George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, John Adams and James Madison Slammed Runaway Inequality
Source: Washington's Blog
Global Research, April 22, 2015

The primary author of the Constitution – and later president – James Madison wrote:

The great object [of political parties] should be to combat the evil: 1. By establishing a political equality among all. 2. By withholding unnecessary opportunities from a few, to increase the inequality of property, by an

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Source: Eric Zuesse

Global Research, May 09, 2015

Oxfam’s recent report, “WEALTH: HAVING IT ALL AND WANTING MORE” contains shocking figures that the press haven’t sufficiently publicized; so, the findings and the reliability of their sources will be discussed here. The results will then be related to the central political debate now going on in the U.S. Presidential contests for 2016, which is about equality and inequality.

First, the findings:

1. The richest 80 individual

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Enrique Suarez

Why Universal Poverty is the Only Sensible Choice for Humanity


Source: Kevin Karn, 2013

It's easy to show that the best course for the future of mankind is to reduce everyone in the world to poverty. To see this, examine the diagram below:


The diagram shows three possible income/wealth distribution scenarios for the world: the bottom scenario where everyone in the world is living in poverty; the middle scenario, where most of the wo

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Global Inequality: The World’s 400 Richest Billionaires Get Richer, Adding $92bn in 2014



Enrique Suarez

The 400 richest billionaires in the world added another $92 billion to their names in 2014 and now sit on assets worth $4.1 trillion, but Russia’s super-wealthy have been hit by economic problems resulting from the Ukraine crisis.

The biggest winner in 2014 was China’s Jack Ma, who co-founded the Alibaba Group Holding ltd, (BABA), China’s largest

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Problems with Probability

In probability, there are orders of thinking which are wrong. Nassim Taleb ~ Should we ban the use of probability? Why we don't know what we talk about when we talk about probability has been revisited by its original author Nassim Taleb in a recent publication on his Fooled by Randomness portal. Great claims are being made in this paper that perhaps we should ban the use of probability and sometimes the best discoveries seem to occur when we explore dynamics at their extremities. This might jus
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