Posts Tagged: Inequality
Some 8,000 U.S. contractors have died abroad since 9/11, compared to 7,000 U.S. troops.
The rules of the global economy have created climate change, inequality, and deep vulnerability. But rules can change.
The storm ravaged India and Bangladesh all the worse because of social and economic inequality. The same, or worse, could happen here.
How will the coronavirus transform the relationship between state and market? A look at oil, food, and finance.
China’s rapid growth has reduced poverty and produced prosperity -- as well as skyrocketing inequality, ecological catastrophe, and dangerous financial bubbles.
Since the Cold War, the U.S. and Russia have experienced unexpected reversals in fortune. Are we next in line for post-imperial decline?
Major military contractors saw a stock surge from the U.S. assassination of an Iranian general. For CEOs, that means payday comes early.
Austere “shock therapy” after the Cold War only shocked the East into reaction. In the West, the corporate political center ultimately did the same.
NAFTA 2.0 simply locks in existing drives toward ecological collapse and social inequality. A better deal would put people — and nature — first.
[Satire] UN: "We recommend that Americans sentence all top-ranking officials of the Trump administration to a decade of picking up trash along America’s highways."