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Wealthy business owners get tax shield. While PM talks up "have a go" society

http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/wealthy-business-owners-get-tax-shield-as-pm-talks-up-have-a-go-society-20151015-gka899.html

Sketch: Turnbull dodges fearsome Cayman attack
Just 25 days: Labor gets down and dirty
Who else has money in tax havens?
Tax paid by companies controlled by Australia’s richest business people, including Gina Rinehart, James Packer and Lindsay Fox, will remain secret after the Coalition succeeded in exempting private companies from new tax disclosure requirements. 708 more words

Government Conspiracy

Edgar Allen Poe's "The Masque of the Red Death" and the Theme of Class Inequality

Edgar Allen Poe is the undisputed master of horror fiction [suck on it, Stephen King].  In his short story, “The Masque of the Red Death,” Poe explores the depth of self-indulgence, health paranoia, and the futility of the affluent members of society attempting to survive a social crisis by gating themselves off from the rest of the suffering masses. 1,379 more words

Society

Worldwide Wealth Gap Worsens

Inez Zung | Editor

The global wealth gap has continued to grow steadily over the years, with the wealthiest 1 percent owning 44 percent of worldwide wealth in 2009 but increasing their share to 48 percent in 2014. 705 more words

Op-Ed

Grind Grind Grind

Hey! How’d that happen? The first month of 2016 is almost over, already. One-twelfth of the year has gone by. Less than eleven months until Christmas. 1,022 more words

Sanders supports use of drones to combat wealth inequality

In his strongest speech about the importance of lessening wealth inequality, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said he supports tactical drone strikes in the fight against wealth inequality. 208 more words

News

How the rich eat the poor

http://www.globalresearch.ca/the-davos-blind-eye-how-the-rich-eat-the-poor-and-the-world/5503273

The Davos Blind Eye: How the Rich Eat the Poor and the World

The Big Lies

The just-released Oxfam Davos Report which the mass media have ignored arrestingly shows that 62 individuals – 388 in 2010 – now own more wealth than 50% of the world’s population. 1,347 more words

Corporate Fraud