The Canadian Progressive: These 1 percenters are sharing their wealth with the 99 percent

These 1 percenters are doing what the global Occupy movement demanded back in 2011. They’re sharing their wealth with the 99 percent. The post These 1 percenters are sharing their wealth with the 99 percent appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.

Dead Wild Roses: Wealth Inequality – A Historical Problem.

There has always been a struggle by the people against the gratuitous accumulation of wealth and power.  So the inequality we live with today is a problem that humanity has been grappling with since is inception.  Tariq Ali explains how in this passage:   […] In Sparta in the third century BCE, a fissure developed ...

Eclectic Lip: Sniffs from a Schiff…

(Originally written March 7, 2012.  Part of Great Upload of 2013.) A colleague once showed me a book by Peter Schiff, in which the author and investment-house CEO purported to explain how the US got into the muddle they’re in. Like so many textbooks I left it unread, but according to Wikipedia, Schiff believes a ...

Eclectic Lip: How Libertarians brought America Big Religion and Bigger Lawsuits…

(originally written Nov 2010; uploaded Aug 21, 2012 as part of my Great Upload of Musings…  for balance, I’ll soon post the follow-up which praises some portions of libertarian philosophy which are very dear to my progressive heart.  Politics makes for strange bedfellows, and I’m not above shacking up with occasional allies.  🙂  )   ...