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"The gap between rich and poor can’t be resolved without deliberate inequality-busting policies." (Photo: blind.fortune / Flick) Views
Oxfam Report Contains Dire Warning for Global Capitalism
"Extreme wealth is a sign of a failing economic system."
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As Financial Institutions Grow Concerned About Economic Impacts of Climate Crisis, Activists Target Funders of Fossil Fuel Industry
As one 350.org volunteer put it, if we don't #StopTheMoneyPipeline that finances climate destruction, "it could blow up the economy."
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New Report Offers Blueprint for a 'Clean Slate' for Workers to Fight Economic Inequality and Strengthen Labor Unions
"Democracy at work should be a right, not a fight."
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One Of Our Very Smart People: RIP Streams, Wetlands, Water, Life on the Planet
Photo by Jim Brandenburg/Minden Pictures It's bad enough our moronic Mobster-In-Chief - windmill cancer! nuking hurricanes! mops and buckets to save New York from the apocalyptic high seas of climate change! - wants to trigger "the b iggest loss of clean water protection the country has ever seen"...
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Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg joins a protest by climate activist near UN headquarters on August 30, 2019, in New York. News
'Haters Gonna Hate and Deniers Will Deny': Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Greta Thunberg Hit Back at Mnuchin
"It doesn't take a college degree in economics to realize that our remaining 1.5° carbon budget and ongoing fossil fuel subsidies and investments don't add up."
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Mocking Call for Fossil Fuel Divestment, 'Foreclosure King' Steve Mnuchin Tells Greta Thunberg to Go Study Economics
"Here's what Mnuchin learned from economics studies: he ran a company that booted elderly residents from their homes due to onerous loans and technicalities."
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Floodwater from the Mississippi River rises around a home on June 1, 2019 in West Alton, Missouri. News
Planet Just Had Costliest Decade for Global Natural Disasters: Insurance Industry Report
The Mississippi Basin floods were among the disasters with a massive price tag.
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Humanity Risking 'Global Disaster' as Material Consumption Passes 100 Billion Tons Annually
"Governments must urgently adopt circular economy solutions if we want to achieve a high quality of life for close to 10 billion people by mid-century without destabilizing critical planetary processes."
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Warning of 'Environmental Ruin and With It a Human Tragedy,' Report Details Triple Threat to Coral Reefs
These marine ecosystems "are under imminent risk of destruction" because of the human-caused climate crisis, pollution, and overfishing.
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The reality is a stock market boom is not the basis of shared prosperity. (Photo: Scott Beale on Flickr) Views
A Stock Market Boom Is Not the Basis of Shared Prosperity
Our addiction to stock price inflation is politically and economically toxic. It is rooted in an illusion promoted by Wall Street, the Federal Reserve and mainstream economists that conflates the stock market and shared prosperity.
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