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Hump Day for April 16

Two interesting articles on Canada’s state of affairs. Sounds strange and lonely at the top. Also sounds a bit unsustainable.

Harper’s dwindling support

Wealth Inequality

Wednesdays = Harper

‘We are to see severe destruction of Western economic system’

So this is the end of the West my friends? In a fair world, the jails should accommodate all those who brought on the demise of a once great promising nation that was bled out by corruption, decadence, racism, an abject education system, and greed. 734 more words

Activism

We cannot discuss poverty until we discuss the economics that perpetuates it...

The world has long moved to a Capitalist economic system and we have fought two world wars and numerous smaller wars, for centuries, to protect the right to accumulate wealth irregardless of its source. 148 more words

On My Mind

Violence as thousands march in Rome against austerity

RT
April 12, 2014

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At least 80 people – both police and protesters – have been injured as street battles broke out in Rome, with rocks being flung and police deploying pepper spray. 455 more words

Politics

The 67 People As Wealthy As The World's Poorest 3.5 Billion

The 67 People As Wealthy As The World’s Poorest 3.5 Billion

by Kasia Moreno

Oxfam International, a poverty fighting organization, made news at the World Economic Forum in Davos earlier this year with its report that the world’s 85 richest people own assets with the same value as those owned by the poorer half of the world’s population, or 3.5 billion people (including children).

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News

Wealth Inequality

Many say we live in the land of opportunity. The sky is the limit. We can all become who we want to be in life. All the resources are there, now it’s up to the individual whether he would take the opportunities to get where he wants to be in life. 224 more words