Amazon stands today as the most advanced and the most ambitious model of a future under oligarchic control. Jeffrey Preston Bezos is the man of unbounded ambition who founded Amazon, the online retailing colossus that … Read moreWhy Does Amazon Get Corporate Welfare?
“Beatriz at Dinner” – a film review by Gary Chew It may well be that director Miguel Artete and screenwriter Mike White have initiated a new franchise for a string of movies unlike those regarding … Read moreMovie Review: “Beatriz at Dinner”
One especially ugly example of how poor kids are treated in school is an abhorrent practice called “lunch shaming.” These are hard times for America’s gold miners. They’re struggling to haul wealth out of the … Read moreWhat is Worse Than Being Poor?
My father was a populist, but didn’t know it My father, W.F. “High” Hightower, was a populist. Only, he didn’t know it. Didn’t know the word, much less the history or anything about populism’s democratic … Read moreAmerica’s Natural Politics
It’s Rich vs Poor, but the downtrodden wealthy are finally getting some help! [This page is an excerpt from the Humor Times magazine. The monthly publication is available in print or digital formats, all over … Read moreThem That Has, and Them That Don’t: Rich vs Poor – An Exclusive HT Cartoon News Report!
Sympathy for poor rich folks F. Scott Fitzgerald famously wrote that the rich are different from us. To which Hemingway indirectly snorted, “Yes, they have more money.” And now seems like a good time to … Read moreGuillotine Time for the Rich?
Venezuela’s most vulnerable citizens hope for return to ‘good old days’ The prosperous families in Venezuela have been waiting for this for a long time. Finally, the tyrant is dead, and the people who really … Read moreWith Chávez Gone, Venezuela’s Elite Promise Freedom at Last
We’re 77 percent sure this article will clarify things for about 47 percent of you The lines between the haves and have nots are still a bit blurry, meaning the 1% pretty much have it … Read more47 Percent Distancing Themselves from the 99% of Which 52% Don’t Identify With the One Percent
Having the less fortunate around helped separated rich folk from the harsh realities of daily life Tragedy has hit the upper levels of our society today, as the economic crisis has caused many of the … Read moreRich Lose Their ‘Poor People Cushion’