JANUARY 22, 2016 Could This be “The Big One”? by MIKE WHITNEY Everyone take a deep breath. This isn’t 2007 again. The banks aren’t loaded with $10 trillion in “toxic” mortgage-backed securities, the housing market hasn’t fallen off a cliff wiping out $8 trillion in home equity, and the world is not on the brink of another excruciating financial meltdown.
#Bilderberg: #Obama's dream come true. Its goal: a global “welfare state where obedient slaves will be rewarded and non-conformists targeted for extermination.” "The True Story of the Bilderberg Group" and What They May Be Planning Now
The Absurd Contradictions of Capitalism [click on this image to find a short clip and analysis of the extraordinary and rising levels of economic inequality in the U.S. and the public's surprising lack of awareness]
See also: http://www.aflcio.org/Corporate-Watch/Paywatch-2014/100-Highest-Paid-CEOs http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-hiltzik-20131020-column.html#page=1 http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/30/ceo-to-worker-pay-ratio_n_3184623.html
"We are not embracing a politics of envy if we reverse a politics of greed. Inequality is not just about the top marginal tax rate but also about our children’s access to food and the right to justice for all. ... It is only engaged citizens who can fight to restore a fairer America, and they can do so only if they understand the depths and dimensions of the challenge. ..." - Joseph E. Stiglitz
When people make more money they have more money to spend which goes back into the economy reducing the need for food stamps, WIC and similar programs and actually save the government money in the long run. Wages haven't even come close to keeping up with inflation and it's destroying our country.
The Number of Americans Living on Less Than $2.00 a Day Is Skyrocketing | AlterNet | "Research shows 1.5 million households and 3 million children are living in desperate economic conditions." It is shameful that in the richest country on this planet, we have so many people barely surviving. Click to read and share the full article.