On The Royal God Parents, Foodstamps And The Red Cross Or Why We Are Watching A Global “Let Them Eat Cake Moment”!

It is one of those quotes which never was but as it invokes such a powerful image of an elite devoid of any insight into the seething discontent caused by their parasitic behavior I will use it to illustrate the way I feel about the news headers over the weekend and this morning. Here is […]

King Had Dreams, Obama Has Drones Or Why Judging People By The Color Of Their Skin Is Always A Bad Idea!

Yesterday we celebrated one of the most powerful speeches in human history. The speech commonly known as the “I have a dream speech” was made by a black man. His name was Dr Martin Luther King. He was not perfect. In fact he was as fallible as anybody but he was a driven man too. […]

Thousands in welfare cull as changes come in

This will be fun….. Drug-testing expected to cost up to 5800 their benefits, and 8000 others with arrest warrants also in jeopardy. Thousands of people are expected to be chopped off welfare benefits as sweeping changes in the social security system come into force today. The reforms represent the biggest upheaval in the welfare state […]

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Margareth Thatcher (13 October 1925 – 8 April 2013) Dies Of “Strike”. Classic!

Reagan, Pinochet, Privatization, Union busting, Austerity, Poverty, 1% Rich, 99% Poor, Neo-liberalism, Poll tax and 21 Incredibly angry songs about Thatcher and those are all the words I want to waste on the woman who said: “there is no such thing as society” condemning millions to poverty and hopelessness. I think it is fitting that […]

On Greece, Austerity Or Why Privsatisation Really Is A Very Bad Idea

Here is a one and a half hour Greek documentary about the privatization and the “soft” coup in Greece by the same people who supported the Military Junta which brought misery to millions of Greeks in times not so long past. It is subtitled in English if you push the subtitle button!

Black Market for Body Parts Spreads Among the Poor in Europe

This will only get worse as Europe collapses and people start to starve. BELGRADE, Serbia — Pavle Mircov and his partner, Daniella, nervously scan their e-mail in-box every 15 minutes, desperate for economic salvation: a buyer willing to pay nearly $40,000 for one of their kidneys. Ervin Balo, a father of two with his wife, […]

Police: “Enter Detroit At Your Own Risk”

In America many cities have banned feeding the homeless, in England the government is threatening to take the meagre dole people get to survive on and in Bahrain doctors who treated wounded protesters were convicted to jail for doing so. The result is more crime, more desperation and more violent protests. The title of this […]

Mothers forced to sell their children while Greece collapses

With each day the situation in Greece gets more and more desperate! The economic crisis across Europe has perhaps been most keenly felt in Greece, where people have taken to the streets in violent and emotional protests against the austerity measures imposed on the nation. In this heartbreaking dispatch from the streets of Athens, SUE […]

On hideous wealth, las Vegas rain drains and the inevitability of guillotines

While their government spends trillions of dollars killing brown people for their oil, opium and other resources the people of America are drifting towards the biggest economic collapse this world has ever seen. (The link shows a very underestimated vision of the real cost such as the millions of dead, hurt, misplaced Iraqi’s and Afghanis […]

Study: In US, 90 percent of black children will be fed by food stamps

Does this sound like a receding recession to you? Nearly half of all US children, including an overwhelming majority of black children, will eat meals at some point during their childhood paid for by food stamps, an indicator of poverty, a study showed Monday. “If you get food stamps, you are by definition in poverty […]

World Bank: Two and a half billion people live on less than $2 a day

The World Bank reported Tuesday that in 2005 an estimated 1.4 billion people in the so-called ‘developing world,’ one-fourth of its population, lived on less than $1.25 a day, the new official poverty line. This figure is 400 million more than the Bank’s 2004 estimate of 985 million. Another 1.2 billion people live on between […]