US: A Nation of Permanent Renters

The ultra-rich continue to soar above all regulations and boundaries. They do what they wish with impunity as governments turn a blind eye. You won’t find a more blatant display of inequality than in the housing market these days. There is a glaring double-standard in place: one standard for the ultra-rich and quite another for what remains […]

Cushy Lifestyles for Slave Owners

Okay, technically speaking a slave is paid nothing and owns nothing, not even his or her own life, is not free to live a sovereign life. But if you even have a job these days, you’re barely getting by. How can you own anything and how is that free? If you dare to get an […]

Ten Lies We’re Fed About Poverty

Source: Mother Jones 1. Single moms are the problem. Only 9 percent of low-income, urban moms have been single throughout their child’s first five years. Thirty-five percent were married to, or in a relationship with, the child’s father for that entire time.* 2. Absent dads are the problem. Sixty percent of low-income dads see at least one […]