Wednesday, 2. January 2013
Of Profit and Poverty
Many multinational corporations are larger than most governments in the world. While governments and their populations go deeper into debt, these large corporations take in record profits, hoard trillions in cash, and avoid paying taxes. These same corporations then demand our governments impoverish us through austerity measures. Looking at the divergence of profit and poverty, we see not only a national system of inequality, but truly, a global system built upon and sustaining and expanding inequality everywhere. The middle classes of the Western world are being pushed into poverty, while the rich few take more for themselves at home and abroad.
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