Category Archives: Distribution of Wealth

The rich may be sheltering as much as 14% of global wealth in tax havens

[ There’s no need to go to Panama to hide money as this article points out: Here Is Rothschild’s Primer How To Launder Money In U.S. Real Estate And Avoid “Blacklists”  Alice Friedemann www.energyskeptic.com ] Powers, L. April 6, 2016. … Continue reading

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The 1% have always been with us – even hunter gatherers had inequality

Pringle, H. May 23, 2014. The ancient roots of the 1%. Science 344: 822-825. Don’t blame farming. Inequality got its start among resource-rich hunter-gatherers. In 79 C.E., the year Mount Vesuvius destroyed it, Pompeii was not one city but two. … Continue reading

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Limits to Growth? 2016 United Nations report provides best evidence yet

This peer-reviewed United Nations report (excerpts below) ought to scare anyone who understands exponential growth. Here are a few examples to think about while reading the report: If 2 grams of gold grew at a 5% compound rate for 2,000 … Continue reading

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Tax avoidance

8% of the global financial wealth of households is held in tax havens, 75% of which goes unrecorded Gabriel Zucman. July 6, 2013.

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Wall Street’s version of capitalism is a fraud wrapped inside a delusion

Demerit-Based Pay Feb 5, 2009. Eric J. Fry. Rude Awakening Russia, according to Winston Churchill, was a “riddle wrapped inside an enigma.” Wall Street’s version of capitalism, according to us, is a fraud wrapped inside a delusion. The fraud is … Continue reading

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How Corporations avoid being taxed

Switching Names to Save on Taxes April 3, 2014. Floyd Norris. New York Times Caterpillar avoided billions of dollars in United States income taxes by taking the name of the American parent off the invoices and put in the name … Continue reading

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A Relentless Growth of Disparity in Wealth

How the Rich Stole Our Money – and Made Us Think They Were Doing Us a Favor 4 May 2014. David Atkins. Salon. You’ve doubtless seen the charts and figures showing the decline of the American middle class and the … Continue reading

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Inequality goes back to the Stone Age

28 May 2012. Inequality Dates Back to Stone Age: Earliest Evidence Yet of Differential Access to Land. ScienceDaily. Hereditary inequality began over 7,000 years ago in the early Neolithic era, with new evidence showing that farmers buried with tools had … Continue reading

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