Blog Posts - Inequality



AMERICA WAS BUILT ON ANARCHY-SIGNING PETITIONS WILL NOT “STOP TYRANNY”

AMERICA WAS BUILT ON ANARCHY-SIGNING PETITIONS WILL NOT “STOP TYRANNY” AMERICA NEEDS TO PUT DOWN THEIR LAPTOPS, DESKTOPS, PENS AND PENCILS AND GRAB A GUN STOP BEING PACIFISTS AND BECOME ACTIVISTS WHO BELIEVE IN ANARCHY FOR REAL PEOPLE HER...
by The Politics of Everything on Dec 4, 2016

MIDDLE CLASS BLUES - As if Americans Didn't Already Know, IMF Report

"Sobering IMF report on U.S. economy cites dwindling middle class, growing income equality" PBS NewsHour 6/22/2016ExcerptSUMMARY:  A new outlook issued Wednesday by the International Monetary Fund drew some startling conclusions about the U.S. e...
by Mage Soapbox on Jun 27, 2016

WHAT BREXIT MEANS TO UK CAREGIVERS AND WHY POLICY MATTERS EVERYWHERE

News feeds are awash in stories of the BREXIT referendum debacle in the UK.  Weak and deceitful campaigns on both sides of the argument about whether to leave the European Union or not resulted in a surprise victory by the 'Leavers', prompting t...

The Two Faces of Britain

Last weekend a lot of money was spent on celebrating an elderly woman's birthday.  Royalist, republican or somewhere in between, the spending of such a large sum of money in the context of the world we live in has to be questionable at best. &nb...
by Attachment Mummy on Jun 17, 2016

UNDER SCRUTINY - The Chicago Police Videos

"Why Chicago made scores of police brutality videos public" PBS NewsHour 6/3/2016ExcerptSUMMARY:  Chicago’s Independent Police Review Board today released scores of video and audio recordings from police-involved shootings and some of them are...
by Mage Soapbox on Jun 6, 2016

RACE MATTERS - Urban League's 40th Annual Report

"Urban League calls for $1 trillion ‘Marshall Plan’ to address persistent disparities between the races" PBS NewsHour 5/17/2016ExcerptSUMMARY:  The title of the Urban League’s 40th annual "State of Black America" report is as stark as some...
by Mage Soapbox on May 23, 2016

INEQUALITY IN AMERICA - Middle Class

"There's less middle in the middle class as income inequality grows, Pew analysis finds" PBS NewsHour 5/12/2016ExcerptSUMMARY:  The middle class has taken center stage in this election cycle, and it turns out there are increasingly fewer America...
by Mage Soapbox on May 16, 2016

Inequality for All

Poor Man Survival Self Reliance tools for independent minded people… www.poormansurvivor.net ISSN 2161-5543 A Digest of Urban Survival Resources The American Government has become a bureaucratic tumor, no longer does it work for the...
by Urban Survival Resources on May 10, 2016

ESSAY- Low-Income Student Incentives for College?

"What can motivate low-income high school kids to apply to college?" PBS NewsHour 3/18/2016COMMENT:   Considering the debt for college a high school student need NOT go directly to a college or can go to a 2yr community college first.  It i...
by Mage Soapbox on Mar 21, 2016

Promoting Literacy by Putting It in World-Crisis-Solving Perspective

The title of this post is certainly a mouthful (and, mindful…).  I was alerted to this initiative on the Co.Create site with their article, “Alphabet Of Illiteracy” Highlights How Reading Can Help Save The World. An excerpt: ̶...
by Notes from An Alien on Feb 24, 2016

RACE IN AMERICA - Stubborn School Segregation

"How do we solve stubborn segregation in schools?" PBS NewsHour 1/7/2016ExcerptSUMMARY:  Despite a historic Supreme Court ruling outlawing segregated schools, today huge numbers of students remain in separate and unequal schools, most in inner c...
by Mage Soapbox on Jan 11, 2016

Fewer Crowds, Fewer Dollars, Fewer Freedoms in 2015

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by Urban Survival Resources on Nov 30, 2015

The big pyramids and the small houses

Most cities -- ancient and modern -- show a big contrast between large civic architecture and the houses of the common people. I've been thinking about this contrast a lot recently. Last week I helped guide a tour of visitors from the Heard Museum to...
by Wide Urban World on Nov 14, 2015

Richest 1% owns half the world’s wealth: Credit Suisse

Contents from freedom 35 blog. (www.freedomthirtyfiveblog.com) The annual world’s wealth report by Credit Suisse financial group was recently released. For the first time in history, the top 1% of the world’s richest now owns 50% of all the...
by Freedom 35 Blog on Oct 16, 2015

Why You Can Have a Successful Career and Be a Good Mum Too

We're often scared to follow our professional dreams as mothers aren't we? You, I, no doubt most women reading this blog post (those not yet mothers too) because most of us have the desire to have both-a family and successful career, yet so often,...
by Honest Mum on Oct 15, 2015

INEQUALITY - Game of Wealth

"In a game of wealth, fat cats who don’t share keep winning" PBS NewsHour 10/8/2015ExcerptSUMMARY:  An online game asks players to share some of their wealth on faith that the others will reciprocate.  But each player has the option of ch...
by Mage Soapbox on Oct 12, 2015

Science: From simple to incomprehensible.

Quantum theory is one of the great achievements of 20th century science, yet physicists have struggled to find a clear …Continue reading →...
by Harmonia Philosophica on Sep 14, 2015

Jeremy Grantham Identifies 10 ‘Potential Threats To Our Well-Being’

Jeremy Grantham, the British-born investment strategist and founder/former chairman of Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo & Co. (oversees $117 billion in client assets as of June 30, 2015), just released his latest investment letter on the GMO website...
by Survival And Prosperity on Aug 4, 2015

No More

I am angry. I’ve been fighting for equality, fairness, and justice for my entire adult life, and these last six years have been some of the most difficult. Millions of others must share my anger, frustration, and disappointment.But there are millio...
by About Race on Jun 26, 2015

Facebook Shitstorm

If you’ve read Scribblegal in the past, you’re probably aware of my political viewpoints. I’m a proud liberal and if I thought there were a hell, it would freeze over before that changed. I’m for raising up the bottom, equaliz...
by Writing Life on Jun 15, 2015


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