Davos Congress center, during the World Economic Forum (Photo by MadGeographer)
25 Jan 2016

Citigroup, Davos Worry About Popular Backlash To Neoliberal Order

From January 20-23, the global elite met in Davos, Switzerland for the annual World Economic Forum. The themes this year were the dangers of inequality and terrorism to the current world order, an order those present have benefited the most from and have charged themselves with maintaining. The founder and

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"United We Bargain, Divided We Beg" sign from February 23, 2011 Labor Rally in La Crosse, WI. (tinfoilraccoon on Flickr)
22 Jan 2016

Supreme Court Could Cripple Unions, Increase Inequality

A case currently before the Supreme Court could become another debilitating blow to what remains of the US labor movement.

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In this November 19, 2010 photograph, a man walks along a massive pipe through a field of refuse on his way back to the Dharavi slum from the market, in Mumbai India. (Flickr / Meena Kadri)
20 Jan 2016

Report: Richest 62 People As Wealthy As Half Of World

According to Oxfam’s report, the 62 richest billionaires in the world own as much wealth as the poorer half of the planet’s population — 3.6 billion people

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A handful of loose change photographed as it falls onto a dark, flat reflective surface. (Flickr / Nick Olejniczak)
14 Jan 2016

VIDEO: Who Profits From The Nonprofit Industrial Complex?

‘Tis better to give than to receive — but who are you giving to and who’s receiving? Activist Anna Kaminski and Act Out! dive into the non-profit industry.

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An empty board room with a large meeting table surrounded by executive office chairs. (Flickr / reynermedia)
04 Jan 2016

Wall Street Taking Over Nonprofit Sector

A new study by Stanford Social Innovation Review reveals the growing Wall Street take over of the boards of major nonprofit organizations.

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In this May 4, 2010 photograph, a private jet sits on an airport tarmac under gray, cloudy skies. (Flickr / Erik Brouwer)
04 Dec 2015

Richest 20 People Have More Wealth Than Half Of All Americans

The wealthiest 20 people in the U.S. now own more wealth than half of the entire population in the United States, according to a new analysis.

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A collection of dirty coins seen inside the bottom of a piggy bank. (Flickr / JJ)
30 Oct 2015

100 CEO Retirement Accounts Equal To Savings Of 50M Families

A new report calculates that the retirement assets of just 100 CEOs add up to as much as the entire retirement account savings of 41% of American families.

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In this January 20, 2005 photograph, a young activist holds a sign that reads "Peace For Everyone" at an anti-war protest in Miami, Florida. (Flickr / Danny Hammontree)
27 Oct 2015

What Would Peace Look Like In Your Community? (VIDEO)

The American Friends Service Committee asked young activists, “What would police look like in your community?” What does real peace look like to you?

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Martin Luther King gestures with his hands as he speaks at a press conference on November 6, 1964. (Wikimedia Commons / Library of Congress / New York World-Telegram and the Sun Newspaper Photograph Collection)
19 Oct 2015

Wealth Therapy: Are The 1% Even Happy?

The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. has some advice for the global 1% who are feeling “maladjusted” and distant from humanity.

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Author Tim Wise speaks at the University of San Francisco on February 26, 2013. (Flickr / Shawn)
16 Oct 2015

Racism And The Cruelty Of Affluence With Tim Wise (VIDEO)

Tim Wise: “The development of the class structure in the United States has been, from the beginning, interwoven with the development of white supremacy. “

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