Posts tagged " Economics "

NAOMI KLEIN: THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING

July 13th, 2015 Posted by Uncategorized No Comment yet

Investigative reporter and cultural critic, Naomi Klein’s latest book is This Changes Everything.  In it, she makes a powerful case that the predatory brand of capitalism currently practiced in the U.S. and much of the rest of the world fosters egregious inequality and is highly destructive to human well-being and the health of the biosphere, on which we all depend. (more…)

A VERY DISTURBING REALITY

July 13th, 2015 Posted by Uncategorized No Comment yet

According to research just released by the Pew Survey, 84% of the world’s human population is living on less than $20/day, a level that is right at the poverty line in the U.S.  That’s 17 out of every 20 people, about 6.2 billion people, on the planet barely surviving. (more…)

THE RICHEST ONE PERCENT OWN EVERYTHING

July 9th, 2015 Posted by Uncategorized No Comment yet

A report was  released earlier this year by Oxfam International. It showed that a handful of people have managed to take control of more of the world’s privately held wealth than the other 99% of us combined. They have given new definition to the word, greed. (more…)