Gus Kahn penned the phrase, "There's nothing surer, the rich get rich and the poor get poorer." Today it's just another cliche, but like most cliches, it has considerable basis in fact.
The GINI Index is a good measure of economic inequality in society. It is used with other measures to determine if the Conservative version of the American Dream worked after over 100 years of trying.
When government handed over services and industries to the private sector, the private sector certainly cut costs. They also lowered quality, safety, and increased prices.
This article answers the question of how much is 1.6 trillion tax gap spread over ten years and raises the question of will tax reform pay for the gap. Also it is a primer on using powers of tens.
Why does Marx hate capitalism anyway? This is the concept of primitive accumulation explained and then applied to the question of property relations in capitalist societies. All of this information comes from Marx's "Capital" Volume I.
Right to work laws give individual workers the right to choose whether to join and union pay union dues or elect not to join a union in order to work and earn a living.
If you don't have a job, you don't have money. That's the truth for most people. A universal basic income was first proposed by Thomas Payne. It's still a good idea. So who is going to pay for it?
Most of us were taught the tenets of business and capitalism when we were fairly young. Most of us also believed it. However, time has demonstrated that capitalism isn’t exactly an ethical enterprise.
Economics is not science. It is propaganda for the corporate sector. How politicians blind you with pseudo science in order to disguise the corporate rape of our economy.
A lucid argument can be made that we have never seen a truly Communist State as Marx envisioned it. What we see instead are Communist parties slipping into Socialism, Fascism, and despotism.