Posted by Soren Dreier Author: James Petras America has the greatest inequalities, highest mortality rate, most regressive taxes, and largest public subsidies for bankers and billionaires of any developed capitalist country. In this essay we will discuss the socio-economic roots of inequalities and the relation between the concentration of wealth and the downward mobility of the working and salaried classes. How the Billionaires become Billionaires One of the most likely sources of billionaire wealth is through tax evasion in all of its guises and forms. Contrary to the propaganda pushed by the business press, between 67% and 72% percent of corporations had … Continue reading HOW BILLIONAIRES BECOME BILLIONAIRES
Photo by Baptiste C David | http://bit.ly/2x9ESkx How a writer and gym teacher learned about life’s unsatisfactory nature through a series of motorcycle jacket purchases. By Alex Tzelnic The first noble truth is that life is unsatisfactory.I’ve always found this idea difficult to accept because life, it often seems, is actually pretty satisfactory. The sun rises in the east, sets in the west, and the … Continue reading Coming to Terms with the First Noble Truth (and My Shopping Addiction)
By Preston James, Ph.D If you are unfortunate enough to live in one of the many war zones or disaster areas, or one of the third world nations like Mexico or Guatemala, you are already there. … by Preston James It’s a very distasteful subject, one that is taboo in the highest American political circles, but it is a subject that needs to be honestly addressed and dealt with before it is too late for America and the whole world. That forbidden subject is the Rothschild Khazarian Mafia’s very secret Agenda to destroy all societies and create Hell on Earth. This specific … Continue reading How close are we to Hell on Earth?
57% of the world’s jobs are at risk of being automated. Universal Basic Income may be our only way out. Here’s why. https://futurism.com/images/universal-basic-income-answer-automation/ Continue reading Universal Basic Income
Miners at Heworth Colliery near Newcastle, compare wage slips, 21 October 1950. Photo by Bert Hardy/Picture Post/Getty The assumption that you own the contents of your pay-packet, although almost universal, is demonstrably confused Philip Goff is associate professor in philosophy at the Central European University in Budapest. His research interest is in consciousness and he blogs at Conscience and Consciousness. Some radical libertarians hold that all taxation is immoral, on the grounds that it amounts to the state stealing the money of private citizens. This is an extreme position, but the sense that tax involves the government taking ‘our money’ is ubiquitous, and … Continue reading Is taxation theft?
by Justin Deschamps, Contributor Waking Times Rumors and claims regarding NESARA, GESARA, and various other “prosperity programs” have been circulating the internet for decades. After research, there appears to be some truth to NESARA, which is the notion that a set of hidden accounts are being held in trust for some future age of economic prosperity, originally incorporated by the infamous Saint Germain. According to the story, when NESARA goes live, disbursements from these trust accounts will take place. However, what the idea or belief in NESARA also tends to do is stymy efforts by awakening populations to restore social trust in … Continue reading WHERE DOES WEALTH REALLY COME FROM?
PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY THE DAILY BEAST French tax regulations mean yachting money is draining away from Monaco and the South of France, and washing up in other European countries like Spain, Italy, Greece, and Turkey. by TOM SYKES That is the question that locals and business owners in the south of France are asking this summer. And the answer appears to be: Italy, Greece, Turkey, and Spain. Casting an eye across the limpid surface of the Mediterranean this August from the beaches of Monaco, St. Tropez, or Antibes in the south of France, there is a noticeable dearth of the massive, multimillion-dollar yachts which are usually such … Continue reading Where Did All the Superyachts Go?