Tag Archives: inequality

America’s Fifth Column

If, in the B.T. (=Before Trump) era, anybody had ever posited that the Republican Party would turn out to be Moscow’s and Putin’s best ally, they would have been declared insane.

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Is There Method to Trump’s Trade Madness?

Why are Republicans siding with Trump’s trade war? Is it because they are dead-set against the European economic model which seeks social balance?

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South Africa’s Violent Crime Problem

Decades after Apartheid, violence remains an unresolved obstacle to the country’s success.

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Trump’s Economic Agenda: The State of Dis-Union

The “forgotten” Americans – to whom Trump solemnly promised that they would be forgotten no more – are likely to go empty-handed.

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Davos is Trump’s Kind of Town

As the wealth of two-thirds of the world’s billionaires is based on inheritance, monopoly and cronyism, Trump will be among friends in Davos.

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Liquid Capitalism: Making Sense of Davos

Living under the modern conditions of “liquidity,” humans know that everything can happen—yet nothing can be done with confidence and certainty.

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Donald Trump and His Banana Republic

To Trump, the broad masses of the American people are ultimately no better than Mexico’s poor. All he really desires is the approval of the billionaire class.

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Message to BJP: Include the Poor and Elderly

To move India forward, Narendra Modi and his BJP must follow a new script – protecting the poor and more accountability.

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The New York Times and the Looting of America

Amidst a reactionary revolution without precedent, the Democrats and the mainstream media only exhibit cluelessness, if not complicity.

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Child Poverty: Asia’s Best Performer

South Korea performs as well as Nordic economies on avoiding child poverty.

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