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Wealth Concentration Continues to Increase

January 23, 2018

Wealth Concentration Continues to Increase

By Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram


SYDNEY and KUALA LUMPUR, January 23, 2018 (IPS) – As the ‘masters of the universe’ gather for their annual retreat at Davos, the World Economic Forum (WEF) has just published its… 909 more words

Civil Society Issues

Michael Hudson on economics

Another extract, in this occasional series, from Michael Hudson‘s excellent J is for Junk Economics (p.86), this time on the definition of economics itself: 281 more words

Political Economy

The best first year ever!

This is a government with a policy matrix from the days of my youth those many years ago. Socialist rot has overtaken even the American Republic, but you are seeing policy that is once again dependent on individuals taking their own lives into their own hands and getting on with it. 1,053 more words

Politics - International

After Carillion: we need to end zombie capitalism

The liquidation of Carillion, Britain’s second largest construction company, is extremely worrying for its 43,000 workers and their families worldwide, of whom 20,000 live in Britain. 81 more words

Economic Policy

Prosperity as Human Development, not Wealth

1000 word summary of Quaid-e-Azam Lecture at PSDE 33rd AGM held on 14th Dec, 2017 at Islamabad. Published in Express Tribunethe Nation 13th Jan 2018… 955 more words

Economics And Society

Conservative leader Scheer speaks to MBOT


Andrew Scheer, leader of the Conservative Party of Canada, will be in Mississauga on Jan. 12 to speak about his party’s vision for the country. Read more…

Peel Region

Illusion and Reality

Much has been made of the role of Trump as a divisive force in American politics.  While there is no question about Trump’s behavior, blaming Trump for divisiveness makes this seem like a one-of-a-kind personality problem.   1,081 more words

Economic Policy