Revolution

Rising Income Inequality May Threaten US Democratic Stability

Rising Income Inequality May Threaten US Democratic Stability

Last week, the World Inequality Lab released its first report based on the World Wealth and Income Database (WID). Constructed in part by famous economist Thomas Piketty, the report released at the Paris School of Economics. Titled World Inequality Report 2018, it detailed conditions of high economic inequality within U.S. society. Historically, both ancient and modern nations […]

A New Study Shows Revolution Might Be Right Around The Corner (Video)

A New Study Shows Revolution Might Be Right Around The Corner (Video)

“You say you want a revolution?” Well, it might not be far off. That is according to a study published in Nature tracing characteristics of history’s most consequential revolutions. Using a rubric called the Gini coefficient, scientists from Washington State University and 13 other institutions examined factors that foment economic inequality. What they found has them worried. According to […]

Trump Supporter Tells Pence She’s ‘Ready For Revolution’ If They Lose (TWEET/VIDEO)

Trump Supporter Tells Pence She’s ‘Ready For Revolution’ If They Lose (TWEET/VIDEO)

At a town hall meeting with supporters in Iowa on Tuesday, a supporter told Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence that she is “ready for a revolution” if he and Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump don’t win the coming election. Pence: ‘Don’t Say That’ The woman, who identified herself as Rhonda, stood up and tearfully […]

Why Real Political Change Can Only Come From Bernie Sanders

Why Real Political Change Can Only Come From Bernie Sanders

If you’re someone who desperately clings to the wreckage of reason and objective reality in the storm that is American politics, you probably call yourself a liberal. Some of you may go even further than that. Bernie Sanders, then, might come as a bit of a shock to those of us who have watched year […]

Luxury Goods CEO Billionaire Warns Of Imminent Violent Uprising Of The Poor

Luxury Goods CEO Billionaire Warns Of Imminent Violent Uprising Of The Poor

Johann Rupert is the son of South African Tycoon Anton Rupert. His wealth, combined with his family’s, is estimated at around $7.7 billion. He is ranked by Forbes magazine as one of the 5 richest people in Africa. He is also the CEO of the Swiss-based luxury goods company, Compagnie Financiere Richemont. This year at […]

Subjects Or Citizens? Word Changes In The Declaration Of Independence

Subjects Or Citizens? Word Changes In The Declaration Of Independence

The Declaration of Independence- the document that forever changed history, the document that led to the creation of what became the United States of America- first began with? the word “subjects,” not “citizens.” Originally.. The colonists were subjects of the crown at this time. They were protesting the treatment that they were receiving at the […]

Revolt

Revolt

Naomi Klein, author of The Shock Doctrine, published an article on October 29, 2013 in the New Statesman, ?How science is telling us all to revolt.? The article mostly discusses a presentation given by a complex systems researcher, Brad Werner, at a meeting of the American Geophysical Union. Werner’s presentation, ?Is Earth F**ked? Dynamical Futility […]