“You turn on the TV, and it’s ‘Russia, Russia, Russia! These are all shiny keys to distract us. We should know about the West Virginia strike. What an inspiration that would be. But they don’t show this.. because, what would happen if they did?”

Michael Moore blasts corporate media… Filmmaker and adamant progressive Michael Moore is blasting the “corporate media” for focusing on scandalous and sensational stories such as the Russia investigation and President Donald Trump’s legal battle with adult film actress Stormy Daniels. The remarks came during a live town hall event about economic inequality that was organized […]

Universal basic income: A ‘humane’ idea whose time has come, or a $3 trillion black hole?

VIA What if the federal government gave everyone a check, every month? Tesla (TSLA) CEO Elon Musk and Facebook (FB) CEO Mark Zuckerberg are among those who say universal basic income, or UBI, is a good idea. With inequality widening, the idea of an unconditional, periodic cash payment that the government makes to everyone has […]

8 men control half of world’s wealth…

Via According to a report released by Oxfam, the disparity between the rich and poor is even more dramatic than previously thought. 8 men, the report says, control as much wealth as 3.6 billion people, or close to half the world’s population. Oxfam cited Forbes’ March 2016 billionaires list to substantiate their claim. In order, […]