The Pope talks about inequality in income and wealth but not in land ownership. The Roman Catholic Church owns a lot of it.
Undoubtedly, a North Korean would be happier in the US than an American would be in North Korea, but let’s improve anyway.
Jesse Myerson is a lively writer with good ideas that don’t need much refinement to be perfectly spot on — that is, geoist.
When you think of torture, you used to think of long ago or far away but not of the good ol’ USA. Now must be the bad new days.
The air, water, soil, and food are so toxic that even the politicians and business people mad for growth must try to make amends.
Disposable housing may kick in be sooner than most people think. How long before you can 3D print a new body for yourself?
Your taxes, too, not just your mortgages, go to big banksters who collude with your elected officials, never fearing prosecution.
If you owned stock in or worked for a weaponeer, even if your pay is not blood money, it still comes from over-charging citizens.
How much more could Hungarians prosper, how much more leisure could they enjoy, if not for insiders stealing public funds?
Women soldiers can be assaulted more often by a fellow soldier than ever by an enemy soldier. Hopefully both can be banned.
You give tax dollars to wind power generators who must then give it to whoever owns the land under windmills. How does that help?
Many workers can’t stretch their paychecks far enough and need welfare or charity or … a fair share of our common wealth?
People worked much less than 40 hrs per week in the Dark Ages and in the Stone Age. How’d our ancestors achieve that?
You don’t want to get audited by people who don’t have to worry about getting audited themselves — they get bonuses!
Thomas Piketty is all the rage now but still has a long way to go before he can touch the impact of 19th c. hero Henry George.