Two different kinds of activities are being blurred by using the same word, writes Jonathan Cook. And a lot hangs on how we use the term.
Category: Income Inequality
Pandora Papers Show True Face of Global Britain
Through its network of tax havens, the U.K. is the fulcrum of a system that benefits the rich and powerful writes Adam Ramsay.
Pandora Papers Leak Spotlighting Tax Havens
The leaked files reveal the financial maneuverings of more than 330 politicians and top public officials from around the world, including dozens of current national leaders.
Resisting Evictions Amid a Pandemic
Poverty and homelessness are not eternal, writes Liz Theoharis. Life truly does not have to be this way.
Why Europeans Live Longer Than Americans
Greater equality may well be the best medicine any doctor can ever prescribe, writes Sam Pizzigati.
Solely Because of the Increasing Disorder
Poverty, war, social despair and climate change: Vijay Prashad says this system has no solution to the problems it creates.
7.5 Million Americans Lose Jobless Benefits on Labor Day
Neither Democratic lawmakers nor Biden did anything to prolong the benefits, despite the threat posed by the Delta variant and the end of an eviction moratorium.
Millions of US Workers Can’t Afford Food & Rent as Supreme Court Strikes Down Eviction Moratorium
Jeffrey Kucik and Don Leonard consider what it takes to survive in today’s America.
America’s Merchants of Death Then & Now
Any modern-day probe of U.S. war profiteering could start by reviewing the 1936 conclusions of a special Senate investigation, writes Sam Pizzigati.
COVID-19: Credit Ratings Punish Poorer Countries for Investing More in Health Care
Downgrades and the fear of them prevent much-needed public spending during the pandemic, writes Ramya Vijaya.