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By Kenneth Surin In December last year, United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Professor Philip Alston, issued a statement on his 15-day fact-finding mission of some of the U.S.’s poorest neighborhoods.   Alston, the author of the quoted phrase in the...
"Fact checker" Ballotpedia said that presidential candidate Jill Stein's claim that "one in two Americans remain in or near poverty" was "untrue according to most conventional measures and definitions of near poverty." But a responsible fact-checker should know that an issue...
Will the U.S. Economy Collapse in 2018? How close are we to the next U.S. economic collapse in 2018? The answer to this question is that we could be quite close. The stock markets are trading at all-time highs, we have...
https://youtu.be/Eijc9aoTr-Y Did a series of banks not-so-randomly failing across Europe present a negative bellwether for another imminent 2008 Global Financial Crisis?  How would any average citizen know?  In this inaugural episode of Money and Fear, we’ll review a sampling of bank...
Many Americans correctly perceive the U.S. as a land of "haves" and "have-nots," reflecting the erosion of the middle class and a growing public awareness of economic inequality. Less widely understood is where the "have-just-about-everythings" fit into the mix. As...

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