Most of the arguments against the Oxfam figures are asking us to look at all these molehills and ignore those few stupendously ginormous mountains.
Veteran left-wing MP Jeremy Corbyn, a strong anti-austerity activist, has been elected leader of the Labour Party by a landslide.
Meanwhile, the Australian Labor Party is still led by Bill Shorten.
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The Money River, where the wealth of the nation flows. We were born on the banks of it. We can slurp from that mighty river to our hearts’ content. And we even take slurping lessons, so we can slurp more efficiently.
Nugget of Awesome: I wouldn’t mind losing my privileges if it meant other people were treated the same way as I am
I like that I don’t worry about being beaten for my sexuality by bigots. I like that I don’t worry about being pulled over by a cop because my skin color. I like that I don’t have to be worried about being under paid because of my gender and race. I like that I don’t worry about people attacking me for finding out that my sex at birth and gender match. I like that I don’t worry about a bunch of people making laws over what goes on in my body. I like that I can speak out and not worry about being physically assaulted due to my size and gender.
Feminism that prioritises popularity over its own integrity will necessarily fail, as it is bound to reproduce the very problems it is fighting against.
The iconic writer scolds the superrich (including himself—and Mitt Romney) for not giving back, and warns of a Kingsian apocalyptic scenario if inequality is not addressed in America.
We think the rich are too rich. But they’re even richer..