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Canada's Great Divide: The politics of the growing gap between rich and poor in the 1990s
Over the course of the 1990s, Canada's growing gap has become a slippery slope for a growing number of middle income familes sliding towards the bottom of the income ladder.
Das Capital, Volume 1: A Critical Analysis of Capitalist Production
Marx's great work sets out to grasp and portray the totality of the capitalist mode of production, and the bourgeois society that emerges from it. He describes and connects all its economic features, ...
Connexions Library: Economy, Poverty, Work Focus
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on the economy and economics.
The End of Loser Liberalism: Making Markets Progressive
Progressives need a fundamentally new approach to politics. They have been losing not just because conservatives have so much more money and power, but also because they have accepted the conservative...
Global inequality, illustrated, described, explained
Global inequality depitcted through images and quotes.
Greed Beyond Belief
How Rich Are the 400 Richest Americans?: And What They Do With Their Money
According to Forbes, a leading business magazine, the combined wealth of the 400 richest Americans has now reached the staggering total of $2.3 trillion. This gives them an average net worth of $5.7 b...
Man's Worldly Goods: The Story of the Wealth of Nations
Huberman sets out to explain history using economic theory, and to explain economic theory using history. He tries to explain, in terms of the development of economic thought, why certain doctrines ar...
The No-Nonsense Guide to Class, Caste & Hierarchies
Concentrates mainly on the history of social hierarchy in Western civilization, and particularly the struggles of the working class.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - May 7, 2016: Tax Evasion
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Employing a network of accountants, tax lawyers, corporate shells, tax havens, secret bank accounts, and other methods, the 1% have become extremely adept at evading even the low rates of taxation the...
Passionate Declarations: Essays on War and Justice
Essays looking at American political ideology.
Plutocracy in America: Runaway Exploitation
Arguments for categorizing America as a plutocracy (a government of the rich and for the rich).
Race and Class: The Wealth Gap: Against The Current vol. 88
Politicians and government officials point to the historic low unemployment level in the Black community as signs of a strong economy and a future where whites and African Americans will finally have ...
The Rich and the Super-Rich
The rich get richer
State of Power 2014
A report with iinfographics and essays that expose and analyse the principal power-brokers that have caused financial, economic, social and ecological crises worldwide.
Top 1 percent own more than half of world's wealth
A new report issued by the Swiss bank Credit Suisse finds that global wealth inequality continues to worsen and has reached a new milestone, with the top 1 percent owning more of the world’s assets th...
The Trouble With Billionaires
McQuaig, Linda; Brooks, Neil
The glittering lives of billionaires may seem to be a harmless source of entertainment, but authors Linda McQuaig and Neil Brooks argue that such financial power not only threatends everyone's economi...
Wars for Africa's wealth: New Internationalist May 2004
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Discussion of the wealth in Africa, and the wars and violence which it has fuelled.
Wealth: Having It All and Wanting More
Global wealth is increasingly concentrated in the hands of a small wealthy elite. These wealthy individuals have generated and sustained their vast riches through their interests and activities in a f...
Wealth in America
The greatest wealth transfer in America history goes on – into the bank accounts of the nation's 2% upper crust from the increasingly threadbare pockets of the lower 85% - to the sounds of silence.
The Wealthy Banker's Wife: The Assault on Equality in Canada
What Every Environmentalist Needs To Know about Capitalism: A Citizen's Guide to Capitalism and the Environment
Magdoff, Fred; Foster, John Bellamy
A manifesto for those environmentalists who reject schemes of “green capitalism” or piecemeal reform. Magdoff and Foster argue that efforts to reform capitalism along environmental lines or rely solel...
The Millionaire Moron