economic inequality

Problems of the Super-Rich

Lawrence Wittner
Huffington Post
Based on recent economic developments, the super-rich don’t have much to complain about. Yet, the super-rich face the problem of how long people are going to tolerate a situation in which just eight men possess the same wealth as half the world’s population.

Capitalism

July 12, 2017

The first and last rule of capitalism is this: Make More Capital. And it's killing us. But we can build better systems. There are plenty of options. We can change the rules.

America’s Broken Democracy

Jeffrey Sachs
Project Syndicate
Behind the formal structures of a once-functioning democracy is a political system run by corporate interests with the cynical aims of cutting taxes on the rich, selling weapons, and polluting with impunity. In Trump, they have found a shameless frontman.

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