'I'm not one to accept donations in a race I can't win': Yang quits presidential bid as polls close in New Hampshire
rt.com | 2020-02-12
Entrepreneur Andrew Yang has bowed out of the presidential race after early results suggested the Democratic candidate failed to win delegates in the New Hampshire primary. | As early results started pouring in from the New Hampshire primaries on Tuesday night, the Democratic field lost yet another hopeful as sources close to the Yang campaign confirmed that the entrepreneur-turned-politician would be ending his presidential bid. | Commenting on his decision to pull the plug on his campaign, Yang said that he does not want to continue taking money from his supporters knowing that he will not deliver victory.
Ceasar: Grief and challenge
Gail Skenandore and Tom H. Hastings | nationofchange.org | 2020-02-12
The intersection of guns, drugs, poverty, scant education, substandard health care, high unemployment, and corruption are literally producing conditions that invariably redound the hardest and worst on young people of color.
Social Inequality and Universal Basic Income
Marcel Fratzscher and Philip Kovce | indybay.org | 2020-02-12
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.
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, …
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 …