Nikhil Goyal: Sanders Will Expose Trump’s Lies and Betrayal of the Working Class

“Trump wants to cut Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid, and Sanders wants to expand Social Security and guarantee Medicare for All. Trump wants to send your kids off to endless wars, Sanders wants to send them to college,” says author and activist Nikhil Goyal. The post Nikhil Goyal: Sanders Will Expose Trump’s Lies and Betrayal […]

World debt rising to unprecedented levels

The world’s debt is rising to unprecedented levels. While politicians and the general public have seemingly lost interest, capital markets are beginning to show signs of strain, financial experts say. Driving the news: Global debt surged by $7.5 trillion in the first half of the year, hitting a new record of more than $250 trillion, […]

The poorest half of Americans have nothing left, so now the 1%’s growth comes from the upper middle class

The Fed’s latest figures on American household wealth paint a rosy picture — in the aggregate. US households now own a record-breaking $107T worth of assets! But drill into those figures and you’ll notice that almost all of this new wealth has landed in the pockets of the top 1% of households. That’s not unusual: […]