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A new study by Northwestern University found that 29 million Americans, 11%, sometimes or often cannot afford to eat. This is a drastic rise from 2018, where only 8 million reported hunger. The culprits cited are the high unemployment rate, COVID-19 school lock downs that prevent children from getting their subsidized means, and the inadequacy... Read More
Truck driving remains one of the last few professions in America that can provide stable and decently compensated employment Workers in this field are generally thought of as white men from the heartland of America. During the Covid lockdowns truckers have managed to keep stores stocked, yet at the same time, they have also been... Read More
The conservative majority on the Supreme Court may betray America on cultural issues, but it does equally as impressive legal back flips to protect corporations who want to steal their worker's pensions. In Thole v. U.S. Bank, Judge Kavanaugh led a 5-4 ruling stating that the retirees suing their employers for enriching themselves by mismanaging... Read More
An Airbnb customer who wrote an email complaining about the company's support for extremist groups was banned by its executives in retaliation. In the email chain provided to National Justice, a man who used the service heavily and had perfect reviews expressed concern for his own safety as a white conservative renting from the platform... Read More
In mid-April, the US Federal Reserve began "swapping" $500 billion dollars with banks around the world. The almighty dollar is virtually the only chip you can use in the international capitalist casino. Globally, non-American banks hold $12.4 trillion dollars, which they loan out to other non-American entities for loans, to pay debts, or to conduct... Read More
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Bombshell leaked emails showing that Amazon strikebreakers uses racial diversity to ensure workers at Whole Foods never unionize only confirms taboo research showing that multiculturalism destroys civic cohesion and engagement of all kinds. Unionized workers -- and their threat to strike -- is a massive threat to executive bonuses and a companies stock value. America's... Read More
As thousands line up in bread lines amidst an economic meltdown, Jewish pimps are aggressively recruiting unemployed women to work as "camgirls" on their porn sites. The modern left, which has embraced cultural liberalism, has taken up the cause of "sex work" as a chic and novel repudiation of "fascism." Some women choose this profession,... Read More
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There is a strong anti-China current being promoted in right-wing circles and some neo-liberal ones in light of the coronavirus epidemic. These forces are seeking to redirect real criticisms of globalization - deindustrialization, stolen intellectual property, and trade deficits - and utilize them for support for regime change operations and possibly even war against China... Read More
As COVID-19 begin to mount, American workers are deciding to fight back. Jeff Bezos, who is worth $100 billion dollars, has capitalized on the unfair advantage his company has now that many states have forced non-essential brick and mortar shops to close down. Amazon has been on a massive hiring spree, packing thousands of new... Read More
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The federal reserve recently announced a $1.5 trillion dollar coronavirus "stimulus" package, $500 billion of which will go to incentivize banks to keep lending. Another maneuver, cutting Federal Reserve interest rates from an already low amount to effectively 0%, means big banks will be handed the equivalent of interest-free cash under the assumption that they... Read More
Last week, OPEC called on Russian oil companies to lower production in response to reduced demand from China and a Eurozone bound for recession. They said no. Just like that, oil took a nosedive, losing 25% of its value on Monday. The price of a barrel of oil closed at $33 dollars, compared to $45... Read More
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The relationship between distorted art and ugly behavior is not always obvious, but it is intuitive. As with the ancient Greek comparison of bad poets with bad politics, American society, through the systematic distribution of wealth into the hands of a small group of greedy capitalists and Jews, has the art and leadership of a... Read More
President Trump's State of the Union was objectively an excellent center-right speech. He told stories of strength in the face of adversity and heroism through individual Americans from all walks of life, effectively projecting the image of a unified, meritocratic, compassionate, prosperous and ascendant America on the brink of achieving world peace and Martian exploration.... Read More
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It's past 2 AM and the results of the Iowa caucus are still not in. Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez is being blamed. The Iowa caucusers relied on an app that is apparently malfunctioning, leading to Bernie Bro speculation that the plutocrats who control the DNC simply don't like the results and are simply... Read More
According to the technocratic consensus, developed countries with high median ages and low birth rates need mass migration to pay for pensions. What they don't explain is how importing millions of people to gain employment as cleaners, Uber drivers and retail workers at reduced wages in big expensive cities is going to replenish the coffers... Read More
Last year, AT&T got a $3 billion dollar tax break from the GOP's "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act" giveaway to the rich. During its push for the tax cut, the telecommunications giant promised it would create thousands of new middle class jobs. One thing they left out: not for Americans. An excellent investigation conducted by... Read More
Every year for the past decade, the $100 million dollar agribusiness lobby has gotten an amnesty bill on the Congressional agenda. In a nation governed by reason, they would use this money to attract American workers with higher pay and benefits or develop new technology to do the farm work. Instead, they would rather cheat... Read More
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