ONE POLICY gave rise to manufactured poverty, Trump, nazis in the streets, good jobs being shipped overseas, unnecessary wars & environmental destruction. We can definitely defeat that policy. But first we have to understand what it IS.

(Please see photos towards the bottom of this post to see how the super wealthy are living compared to the rest of us.   Also don't miss the SPECIAL NOTES FOR US DEMOCRATS below and the startling admission by the CEO of the largest carpet manufacturer in the world near the bottom).       …

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Half the country is REALLY hurting. And the other half has no idea. We can do way more than just tweak poverty programs. We can actually ELIMINATE THE POLICY THAT CREATES POVERTY IN THE FIRST PLACE!

         Poverty and inequality are:   unnecessary, MANUFACTURED and fixable.  Knowing that makes us look at this eye-opening list in a whole new way: 50% of children in the U.S. live below or near the poverty line.   (Columbia University School of Public Health study here ) 20 individuals now have as …

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INEQUALITY IS REAL, IT’S PERSONAL, IT’S EXPENSIVE & IT WAS CREATED.

(Please don't miss another solution in red at bottom).   This video clip is 2 minutes & 30 seconds long and very informative.    Narrated by Robert Reich. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ik1y4ZNSjek   After you watch the video, check out this companion website also has some really compelling stats and graphs.    More importantly, it lists issues and …

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This fellow in Australia pretty much nails it. I guess things aren’t all that different halfway around the world.

Here's an op ed by Malcolm King in  "INDaily: Adelaide's Independent News" Adelaide is the 5th largest city in Australia.   'NEOLIBERALISM:  Goodbye & Thanks for Nothing" It took eight years after the Global Financial Crisis (GFC) for the western world to realise that neoliberalism had turned communities into strangers, pauperised the working class and …

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Some Great Articles on Neoliberalism – How giant corporations took over politics and turned human beings & the planet into footnotes on a balance sheet. (ps – The good news is that the era of corporate rule is almost over).

  THE GUARDIAN:  "Neoliberalism:  The Idea that Swallowed the World" THE GUARDIAN:  (article by Naomi Klein)  "It was the Democrats' embrace of neoliberalism that won it for Trump" THE GUARDIAN:  "Why are the crucial questions about Hurricane Harvey not being asked?" THE NATION:  (article by Noam Chomsky)  "Neoliberalism is Destroying Our Democracy" IN THESE TIMES: …

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WE CAN BEAT WHITE SUPREMACISTS & OUR RACIST PRESIDENT & WE CAN DO SO PEACEFULLY. Jamila Raqib knows how.

Feeling like things are descending into unfixable chaos? We should be worried. But don't despair. Neo-Nazis, white supremacists and racist presidents can be overcome by peaceful means. We can win this because we have the most powerful toolbox on earth: There are 198 powerful non-violent ways to beat stubborn racist regimes, corporatism, plutocracy, Trump and …

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Who deserves to be poor?

This program "Who deserves to be poor?" is produced by WNYC and it will blow you away.   If more people understood the information in this, it would completely change the debate. Listening to this program could turn a conservative into a progressive.   It's one portion of a 5 part series called "Busted:  America's …

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CHARLOTTESVILLE: Democrats, Republicans & corporations bear a lot of the blame for the racism & violence. (And if we fail to recognize this, the racism & violence will continue).

Of course racism is deplorable. The violence, incredible suffering and terrible tragedies that result from racism are reprehensible.  Of course we must confront racism in all its forms in the strongest possible way.  Our hearts go out to all those who have endured the brutality of racism in all its countless manifestations.  And we resolve …

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THERE ARE SO MANY GOOD REASONS TO HAVE HOPE: Adopting a Proven 2 STEP PROCESS to Beat What Ails America

    Our nation has reached a point where our political, economic, social and environmental challenges seem overwhelming.   Here are just a few examples: 50% of children in the U.S. live below or near the poverty line.   (Columbia University School of Public Health study here ) 20 individuals now have as much wealth …

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