Poverty

Poverty American Style

Photo by Thomas Galvez | CC BY 2.0 Source: counterpunch February 8, 2018 by Kenneth Surin “The American Dream is rapidly becoming the American illusion.” 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 …

Economics

Knowing Their Harm, Politicians Still Push for Minimum Wages

Source: Foundation for Economic Education December 29, 2017 by  Matthew Lau Critics of minimum wages often argue that raising the minimum wage is a policy guided by good intentions but ultimately counterproductive due to unintended consequences – primarily, the unemployment it causes for low-skilled workers and additional costs it piles …

Authoritarianism

Watch: Greeks Fight For Food: “I Never Imagined That I Would End Up Here”

Mac Slavo February 7th, 2013 SHTFplan.com Once a bastion of European success and center of tourism, the country of Greece has become the harbinger of things to come for the rest of the world’s developed nations. Not long ago Greeks were enjoying high paid salaries, early retirements, excess cash, and …

Collectivism

100 Million Poor People In America And 39 Other Facts About Poverty That Will Blow Your Mind

Michael Snyder The Economic Collapse July 25, 2012 Every single day more Americans fall into poverty. This should deeply alarm you no matter what political party you belong to and no matter what your personal economic philosophy is. Right now, approximately 100 million Americans are either “poor” or “near poor”. …

Immigration
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Can America Eliminate World Poverty via Immigration?

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