Daily Archives: January 5, 2020

2020-01-05: News Headlines

Eds. (2020-01-05). Stealing the wealth of nations. mronline.org The international 'wealth protection industry' has outgrown the ability of legislation to control it. Assisted by the digital world, money can now be rapidly moved around the world to the most favourable jurisdiction. This tax competition undermines the economies of many countries to the detriment of social services. | Source

Staff (2020-01-05). Here's What Workers of the Global South Endure to Create Corporate Wealth. truthout.org In recent decades, as U.S. corporations shipped millions of jobs overseas to save money on wages, GM, H&M, Apple and dozens of other companies established elaborate supply chains in Asia, Mexico and Latin America, where workers earn pennies per hour. These chains are geographically expansive networks organized by foreign companies to produce semi-finished goods in different places before final assembly for huge global corporations. | Abuses abound. One typical example: An Indonesian factory that…

Climate One (2020-01-05). Is California's Climate Progress Going Up in Smoke? indybay.org The Commonwealth Club, 110 The Embarcadero, Taube Family Auditorium, San Francisco 94105…

Julie Hollar (2020-01-04). Media Leave Yang Out of Candidate Conversations. fair.org by Julie Hollar | The Democratic primary field may be narrowing, but Andrew Yang still can't get the media's attention. According to the New York Times ( 12/19/19), which breaks down the debates by speaking minutes, Yang, polling at fifth of the seven participating candidates, with an average of 3.5%, came in last in the December debate at 10…

Angela Glover Blackwell, Sarah Treuhaft (2020-01-04). A Federal Job Guarantee Is a Crucial Tool to Fight Inequality. commondreams.org The Great Depression: Unemployed men queued outside a soup kitchen in Chicago. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/soupline-955px.jpg

Alan Macleod (2019-12-30). New York Hanukkah Stabbing Latest in Wave of Trump-Era Anti-Semitic Attacks. mintpressnews.com While poverty, inequality and social and economic dislocation that breed fear and resentment of the other continue to grow, the problem of racist attacks is bound to increase.

Staff (2019-12-27). The Top 5 Mainstream Media Myths That Perpetuate Income Inequality. therealnews.com The Real News takes aim at the top 5 mainstream myths that bolster income inequality and tout the ultra-rich.

Naomi Klein (2019-12-10). The Case for a Green New Deal. zcomm.org Interview on the case for a Green New Deal that tackles the causes and impacts of climate change while confronting racial and economic inequality…

Mina Khanlarzadeh (2019-12-06). Anti-Imperialism As An Intellectual Trap. zcomm.org The US-led economic sanctions have caused a great deal of death and destruction in Iranian society, and the IMF policies in Iran, similar to other developing countries, have resulted in a widening of the class gap, poverty, severe marginalization of the peripheries, and a lowering of living standards. Yet, the US sanctions together with IMF Read more…

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Here's What Workers of the Global South Endure to Create Corporate Wealth
Staff | truthout.org | 2020-01-05
In recent decades, as U.S. corporations shipped millions of jobs overseas to save money on wages, GM, H&M, Apple and dozens of other companies established elaborate supply chains in Asia, Mexico and Latin America, where workers earn pennies per hour. These chains are geographically expansive networks organized by foreign companies to produce semi-finished goods in different places before final assembly for huge global corporations. | Abuses abound. One typical example: An Indonesian factory that…
truthout.org/articles/heres-what-workers-of-the-global-south-endure-to-create-corporate-wealth/

Is California's Climate Progress Going Up in Smoke?
Climate One | indybay.org | 2020-01-05
The Commonwealth Club, 110 The Embarcadero, Taube Family Auditorium, San Francisco 94105…
indybay.org/newsitems/2020/01/04/18829430.php

Stealing the wealth of nations
Eds. | mronline.org | 2020-01-05
The international 'wealth protection industry' has outgrown the ability of legislation to control it. Assisted by the digital world, money can now be rapidly moved around the world to the most favourable jurisdiction. This tax competition undermines the economies of many countries to the detriment of social services. | Source…
mronline.org/2020/01/05/stealing-the-wealth-of-nations/

A Federal Job Guarantee Is a Crucial Tool to Fight Inequality
Angela Glover Blackwell, Sarah Treuhaft | commondreams.org | 2020-01-04
The Great Depression: Unemployed men queued outside a soup kitchen in Chicago. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/soupline-955px.jpg
commondreams.org/views/2020/01/04/federal-job-guarantee-crucial-tool-fight-inequality?cd-origin=rss

Media Leave Yang Out of Candidate Conversations
Julie Hollar | fair.org | 2020-01-04
by Julie Hollar | The Democratic primary field may be narrowing, but Andrew Yang still can't get the media's attention. According to the New York Times ( 12/19/19), which breaks down the debates by speaking minutes, Yang, polling at fifth of the seven participating candidates, with an average of 3.5%, came in last in the December debate at 10…
fair.org/home/media-leave-yang-out-of-candidate-conversations/

Media Leave Yang Out of Candidate Conversations
Julie Hollar | fair.org | 2020-01-04
by Julie Hollar | The Democratic primary field may be narrowing, but Andrew Yang still can't get the media's attention. According to the New York Times ( 12/19/19), which breaks down the debates by speaking minutes, Yang, polling at fifth of the seven participating candidates, with an average of 3.5%, came in last in the December debate at 10…
fair.org/home/media-leave-yang-out-of-candidate-conversations/

New York Hanukkah Stabbing Latest in Wave of Trump-Era Anti-Semitic Attacks
Alan Macleod | mintpressnews.com | 2019-12-30
While poverty, inequality and social and economic dislocation that breed fear and resentment of the other continue to grow, the problem of racist attacks is bound to increase.
mintpressnews.com/new-york-stabbings-latest-wave-trump-era-anti-semitic-attacks/263798/

The Top 5 Mainstream Media Myths That Perpetuate Income Inequality
Staff | therealnews.com | 2019-12-27
The Real News takes aim at the top 5 mainstream myths that bolster income inequality and tout the ultra-rich.
therealnews.com/stories/the-top-5-mainstream-media-myths-that-perpetuate-income-inequality

The Case for a Green New Deal
Naomi Klein | zcomm.org | 2019-12-10
Interview on the case for a Green New Deal that tackles the causes and impacts of climate change while confronting racial and economic inequality…
zcomm.org/zvideo/the-case-for-a-green-new-deal/

Anti-Imperialism As An Intellectual Trap
Mina Khanlarzadeh | zcomm.org | 2019-12-06
The US-led economic sanctions have caused a great deal of death and destruction in Iranian society, and the IMF policies in Iran, similar to other developing countries, have resulted in a widening of the class gap, poverty, severe marginalization of the peripheries, and a lowering of living standards. Yet, the US sanctions together with IMF Read…
zcomm.org/zblogs/anti-imperialisms-creation-of-the-complex-west-and-the-similar-rest/