Lately, we have experienced increased economic gaps within many countries as well as between countries. There is reason to claim this: increasing economic inequality means stealing from the poor and giving to the rich. There are also indications suggesting that it means throwing part of the loot into the river, before giving the rest away to those who need it the least. For those in doubt, check out inequality.cjb.net
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In addition to what is mentioned in the article, there is the burning of Colorado, the flooding of the Midwest, the knocking down of the bridge in Oklahoma and the hammering of the stock market. Not to mention the pretzel.
COLOMBIAN ECONOMIST AND ACTIVIST demystifies his country: theft and destruction of lands and lives of indigenous people and peasants; forced migrations; a phony drug war to provide cover for US intervention; US bases for launching war against Hugo Chavez, popular president of Venezuela whom the US failed to overthrow in April. And Death Squads for union members and supporters like Mondragon. WHY? Occidental Petroleum and Harken Energy are two reasons. 10 min.
The violence in Belfast since last year's vicious attacks on the little girls at Holy Cross School in the Ardoyne neighborhood has had little media attention except the usual British manipulation which implies "tit for tat" or "crazy religious zealots" going at each other while the British government tries its best to make everyone act civilized. I have been trying different sources to see if we could get out the story.