The rich-poor obesity gap in kids is widening

The rich-poor weight problems hole in children is widening

A very long time in the past, weight problems was usually used as a shorthand for wealth, however over the a long time weight problems has turn out to be increasingly more correlated with poverty, each in tradition and science (whereas wealth is more and more correlated with being slim). The pattern is […]

The Vatican dunks on the finance industry and its "amoral culture"

The Vatican dunks on the finance trade and its "amoral culture"

The Vatican has revealed “‘Oeconomicae et pecuniariae quaestiones’. Considerations for an ethical discernment regarding some aspects of the present economic-financial system” of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith and the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, 17.05.2018, a prolonged report on the wickedness of Wall Street, wherein the finance trade is […]

America's new aristocracy: the 9.9% and their delusion of hereditary meritocracy

America's new aristocracy: the 9.9% and their delusion of hereditary meritocracy

It’s true that the 1% have gathered a large share of America’s nationwide wealth; however simply as vital is the cohort of execs — “well-behaved, flannel-suited crowd of lawyers, doctors, dentists, mid-level investment bankers, M.B.A.s with opaque job titles, and assorted other professionals” — who model themselves because the “meritocratic middle class” however who […]

How the "global super-rich" have honeycombed London's posh neighbourhoods with sub-basements, sub-sub-basements, and sub-sub-sub-sub-sub-basements

How the "global super-rich" have honeycombed London's posh neighbourhoods with sub-basements, sub-sub-basements, and sub-sub-sub-sub-sub-basements

London — floor zero for monetary shenanigans, money-laundering, and the conversion of housing from a human necessity to an asset-class — has spent a long time changing itself to an inert, open-air vault stuffed with status-displaying safe-deposit packing containers owned by offshore criminals and oligarchs who “improve” their empty properties with absurd fripperies to […]

McDonald's workers across the UK are striking

McDonald's employees throughout the UK are hanging

It’s May Day, and McDonald’s employees in Manchester, Watford, Crayford and Cambridge have walked out, demanding an finish to zero-hours contracts and a £10/hour dwelling wage. The Bakers Food and Allied Workers Union is asking to be recognised as representing the McDonald’s employees, with calls for that embody fixed-hours contracts and pay fairness […]

Leaked docs reveal Koch/Walton/DeVos's anti-teacher talking points

Leaked docs reveal Koch/Walton/DeVos's anti-teacher speaking factors

The “State Policy Network” is a coalition of 66 far-right organizations who’ve been given $80M by a small variety of billionaires, together with the Walton household (heirs to the Walmart fortune), the Koch Brothers, and Betsy DeVos; they’re afraid of the teachers’ uprising, during which wildcat strikes have raced throughout America as a result […]