Keep War, Environmental Degradation And Profit Out Of Space
Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers | dissidentvoice.org | 2020-02-11
The 21st Century nuclear arms and developing outer space arms races, which began under Obama and are increasing under Trump, are going to be something the world has never seen before. They are a bonanza for weapons makers, the Pentagon budget and capitalists in space. They will create a less secure world, a greater wealth divide, …
Social Inequality and Universal Basic Income
Marcel Fratzscher and Philip Kovce | indybay.org | 2020-02-11
The welfare state in Germany is not as efficient as in the Nordic countries. In Gerrmany, more than twice as many people are at risk of income poverty-especially children and single parents (mostly mothers). We have to make a decision: entrepreneurial paradise or a little less faith in the market and high life satisfaction for the broad masses.
Trump Calls Bloomberg 'Total Racist', Retweets Democrat's Alleged Speech on Stop-and-Frisk Policy
sputniknews.com | 2020-02-11
The wealthy Democratic candidate, the last to join the primaries for the presidential nomination, has faced significant criticism in the past over his support for the stop-and-frisk policy, during the tenure as the mayor of New York City. Opponents of the policy observed it as racially biased, primarily targeting minorities.
We're California Graduate Students, and We're Not Taking Poverty Wages Anymore
UC Santa Cruz Wildcat Strikers | thenation.com | 2020-02-10
We're California Graduate Students, and We're Not Taking Poverty Wages…
Charter Schools Fail to Eradicate the Achievement Gap
Shawgi Tell | dissidentvoice.org | 2020-02-09
Numerous inequalities characterize societies in which the majority produce the wealth but only a handful own it. The so-called "achievement gap" is mainly an expression of the harsh social class divide in society that keeps growing. One of the conceited claims of charter school advocates is that privately-owned-operated non-profit and for-profit charter schools will close …