2021-04-11: News Headlines

Jim Hightower (2021-04-11). How the Pandemic spelled the end of Trickle-Down Economics: We need Wealth to Percolate up. juancole.com ( Otherwords.org) — The past year proves that a lot of conventional economic wisdom is neither true nor wise. For example: 1) "We don't have the money." The power elites tell us it would be nice to do the big-ticket reforms America needs, but the money just isn't there. Then a pandemic slammed into America, …

ecns.cn (2021-04-11). Low-income nations have received just 0.2 pct of all COVID-19 shots given. ecns.cn The vast majority of COVID-19 vaccines administered have so far gone to wealthy nations, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported.

Bob Lord (2021-04-11). Feast Your Eyes on the Trillion-Dollar SUV. commondreams.org The concentration of America's wealth has hit still another terrifying new milestone. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/ford-explorer-gettyimages-1079906988.jpg

WSWS (2021-04-10). Biden unveils proposed $769 billion domestic budget. wsws.org The $1.52 trillion discretionary budget proposal released on Friday increases defense and domestic spending without any new significant tax increases on the wealthy.

Kester Kenn Klomegah (2021-04-10). Russia Lacks Sufficient Number Of Migrants To Fulfill Its Ambitious Development Plans — OpEd. eurasiareview.com Despite various official efforts, including regular payment of maternal capital to stimulate birth rates and regulating migration policy to boost population, Russia is reportedly experiencing decreasing population. According to the Federal State Statistics Service, Russia's population currently stands at approximately 144 million, down from 148.3 million. | Experts at the Higher School of Economics believe that regulating the legal status of migrants, majority of them arriving from the Commonwealth of Independent States or the former Soviet republics, could be useful or resourceful for developing the economy,…

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