Posts Tagged ‘wealth’

Zuckerberg uses “climate change” as a shield to cover for his obscene wealth

Iowa Climate Science Education Is ?climate change? just the handy branding for the uber rich to hide behind? Mark Zuckerberg, the Facebook chief who deletes people to save The Earth, is also apparently working on owning an island by suing the hapless native Hawaiians who were in the way. His holiday house on Kauai Island […]

How The Federal Reserve Is Increasing Wealth Inequality

Above photo: Wenjia Tang for ProPublica. The Fed’s low-interest-rate policies have stabilized the economy and turbocharged the stock market. But those who don’t own lots of stocks haven’t benefited anywhere near as much as those who do. Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic struck, the Federal Reserve has gotten plenty of kudos for moves that have […]

Global Billionaires’ Wealth Increase By $4 Trillion During The Pandemic

As the S&P 500 and DJIA soared to new closing records on Monday even as New York State is reportedly on track to adopt a groundbreaking state wealth tax (the latest effort by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to distract from the twin scandals over sexual harassment of female aides and his office’s efforts to cover up […]

Bernie Sanders: Amazon CEO Bezos’ Power, Wealth ‘a Serious Problem’

Sunday on MSNBC’s “The Mehdi Hasan Show,” Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) warned of the “serious problem” posed by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, who is one of the richest men in the world. Host Mehdi Hasan asked Sanders, “How much do you think representative democracy in this country is threatened by the power of a single […]

Gulf sovereign wealth funds eye Israel, but need time to make their first moves

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Maya Wealth Inequality Was Linked to Despotism, Claims Belize Study

A new study of hundreds of Maya habitations in Belize has revealed a massive wealth gap developed in the Classic Maya period. While it may not come as a surprise to discover that Maya society was authoritarian, through analysis of the remains of ancient houses, this research has concluded that societies with inequality of wealth […]

The House of Borgia: Family Of Great Renown, Wealth And Corruption

The House of Borgia was a noble family that rose to prominence during the 15 th and 16 th centuries. Originally from Spain, the family established itself in Italy, where they played an important role in the country’s affairs. On the one hand, they were great patrons of the arts, and contributed substantially to the Italian Renaissance. […]

World’s Ten Richest Men See Wealth Increase by Half a Trillion Dollars Since COVID Lockdowns

The world’s ten richest men, including Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos, have increased their wealth by half a trillion dollars since the COVID lockdowns began. A recent report by Oxfam reveals that huge numbers of the population have been plunged into poverty and have seen “the worst jobs crisis in over 90 years with hundreds […]

World’s Ten Richest People See Wealth Increase By Half A Trillion Dollars Since Beginning of COVID

By Arjun Walia A recent report by Oxfam shows that “the world’s ten richest men have seen their combined wealth increase by half a trillion dollars since the pandemic began.” On the other hand, the majority of people have been ushered into “the worst jobs crisis in over 90 years with hundreds of millions of […]

‘Why Not China?’ Protests Greet New Zealand Sovereign Wealth Fund’s Decision to Divest From Israeli Banks

A branch of Israel’s Bank Leumi. Photo: Reuters / Nir Elias / File. New Zealand’s sovereign wealth fund divested from five Israeli banks on Wednesday, citing their alleged funding of Israeli settlements in the West Bank as the reason, and drawing sharp criticism for focusing on the Jewish state while ignoring the world’s major abusers […]

Rand Paul: Democrat ‘Class Warfare Wealth Tax Will Destroy Our Country’

A post claiming to be from a Robinhood employee that has gone viral on Reddit alleges that the White House put pressure on the broker to halt buying of GameStop shares. Retail traders were left fuming earlier today when Robinhood and other trading platforms curbed buying of stocks that the Reddit community WallStreetBets has targeted […]

Lee Camp: It’s Time For Major Wealth Redistribution

Above photo: Demonstrators gathered at Union Square in New York City Saturday, February 20, 2021 to stand in solidarity with Amazon workers in Alabama voting to become the company’s first union in the United States. Demonstrators marched to Jeff Bezos’ luxury penthouse at 212 Fifth Avenue following speeches. Bezos’ personal wealth is estimated at nearly […]

Rick Wiles Floats 2024 Presidential Campaign, Promises to Seize the Wealth of Billionaires and Give it to the Poor

For years we have watched as radical right-wing conspiracy theorist Rick Wiles has used his “TruNews” program to endlessly rail against Democrats for allegedly attempting to install a communist, Marxist, or socialist regime in the United States. It was therefore a little surprising to hear Wiles declare on his television program Monday night that he […]

Financial Planners Develop a Portfolio to Support Israel and Grow Wealth

Two years ago, Selwyn Gerber, chairman and chief strategist of RVW Wealth, a financial planning company, along with President Jonathan Gerber, wanted to figure out a way investors could support Israel. They looked at the current options and realized they just weren’t enough. “We wanted to give people access to Israeli capital markets,” said Jonathan, […]

Some Variables Related to Wealth and Destitution

Many a person knows that “it takes money to make money.” So rather than frittering away financial assets, these many invest money in ways and means that are thought will likely lead to more capital being accrued. Of course, any fiscal gain is often largely predicated on others needing or wanting some product or service […]

U.S. Billionaires Boost Their Wealth by 40 Percent During Coronavirus Crisis

Billionaires in the United States have increased their wealth by nearly 40 percent since the start of the Chinese coronavirus crisis, new analysis finds. The nation’s 660 billionaires have grown their collective net worth by $1.1 trillion since March 2020, when economic lockdowns closed small and medium-sized businesses, according to analysis by Americans for Tax […]

Wealth Of Indian Billionaires Increased 35% During Covid Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic and the subsequent lockdown in India made the rich richer said a report by Oxfam. The report – titled The Inequality Virus – said the wealth of the country’s billionaires increased by an estimated 35 per cent during the lockdown, while 84 per cent of households suffered varying degrees of income loss, […]

Palestinians Approve Russian COVID-19 Vaccine for Use, Russian Wealth Fund Says

A nurse prepares Russia’s ‘Sputnik-V’ vaccine against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), for inoculation in a post-registration trials stage, at a clinic in Moscow, Russia, Sept. 17, 2020. Photo: Reuters / Tatyana Makeyeva. The Palestinian health ministry has approved the main Russian vaccine against COVID-19, known as Sputnik V, for use in Palestinian self-ruled territory, Russia’s […]

The Empire of Trebizond: Byzantine Offshoot of Great Power and Wealth

The fascinating and exotic history of the Empire of Trebizond, which existed between the 13th and 15th centuries AD, is a great story. This empire occupied the southern coast of the Black Sea, and was formed following the sacking of Byzantine Constantinople by the Fourth Crusade in 1204 AD. When Constantinople fell to the Latins, the Empire […]

A monthly prayer for wealth

December 28, 2020 by Rabbi Raymond Apple Read on for article Q. Why do we pray for “a life of riches and honour” in the blessing for the New Moon? Does it really matter so much whether someone has riches? Rabbi Raymond Apple A. Many of us who are not so well endowed ask this […]

Comrade De Blasio: “Our Mission is to Redistribute Wealth”

While speaking about creating more “equality” within the school system, comrade De Blasio reveals his true colors (red and yellow) by saying he is going to “destribute wealth” to fight structural racism. By the way, it’s the regular people’s wealth that will be stolen and distributed, not his. Bitchute link 00 Hits: 28

“It’s going to be a billionaire Thanksgiving.” Wealth of US richest just hit $1 trillion since the start of the pandemic

Throughout the past four decades, and even more apparent during the current coronavirus pandemic, wealth inequality in the United States has intensified. Since the pandemic began back in March the wealth of the richest billionaires just hit $1 trillion.  According to Inequality.org, some of the big gains include:  Elon Musk’s wealth grew over $100 billion […]

Ga. Sen. Perdue boosts wealth with well-timed stock trades during pandemic

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New Report: ‘Billionaire Wealth vs. Community Health’

New Report: ‘Billionaire Wealth vs. Community Health’ Essential Workers Continue to Suffer as US Billionaires Gain Almost $1 Trillion Under Pandemic.  A “Delinquent Dozen” Pandemic Profiteers, Including Owners of Walmart, and CEOs of Amazon and Target, Failed Essential Workers and Forced Them to Risk Their Health, While Still Profiting Immensely. Washington, DC – Essential workers […]

Corona Lockdown Scam Helped Billionaires Consolidate Wealth

This Corona lockdown has been a scam to destroy the middle class and consolidate more wealth into the hands of the parasite billionaires. The Sun: THE WORLD’S richest have got even richer during the coronavirus pandemic as their combined wealth swelled to an astonishing £7.8trillion. Billionaires increased their wealth by some 27.5 per cent during […]

Richest 50 Americans now have as much wealth as bottom 165 million

Counter Information Gabriel Black The Federal Reserve released data this week on US household wealth that documents the acceleration of wealth inequality during the COVID-19 pandemic. A large homeless encampment near downtown St. Louis [Credit: AP Photo/Jeff Roberson] In the second quarter of 2020, the bottom 50 percent of households—some 165 million people—held $2.08 trillion, […]

Insane Greedy Carpetbaggers & Looters of America’s Wealth Leaving in Droves

Check out this headline from the Jewish Telegraphic Agency. It looks like Jews are finally considering leaving the United States in large numbers after their tribe primarily contributed to the destruction of this once great country. This is like the old analogy of rats fleeing a sinking ship. They undoubtedly see the writing on the wall. […]

The Mighty Red Fort of New Delhi, a Symbol of Mughal Power and Wealth

For various reason, buildings and structures become symbols of nations, for example the Eiffel Tower in Paris, the pyramids in Egypt, and the Red Fort in New Delhi, India. Also known as Lal Qalʿah, the Red Fort was the center of Indian government for centuries and is still a symbol of power. This UNESCO World […]

The Basic Case For A Wealth Tax

Changes in tax policy since 1980 have been driving U.S. inequality to levels not seen since the original Gilded Age. Reversing that trajectory — and restoring a more egalitarian society — will require a complete overhaul of the changes in tax policy we’ve seen over the past four decades. Taxes as a share of national […]

‘Disturbing milestone’: Just 12 US billionaires now own more than $1 trillion in combined wealth

New research published Monday by the Institute for Policy Studies shows that the dozen richest American billionaires now collectively own more than $1 trillion in wealth, a finding one analyst described as “a disturbing milestone in the U.S. history of concentrated wealth and power.” According to IPS, a progressive think tank, the 12 top U.S. billionaires have […]

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