Manufactured Poverty and Obscene Wealth

Defining Poverty Poverty is often misunderstood simply as a lack of money and material possessions. It is given arbitrary measurements from institutions like the IMF and the World Bank setting the poverty line at less than $5.50 a day. We see this faulty line of logic with statements like “most Americans are in the globalContinue reading “Manufactured Poverty and Obscene Wealth”

Armistice Day

Today is Armistice Day, commemorating the end of World War 1, a war fought over petty political grievances between empires whose leadership was indifferent to the human cost of war. The terms dictating that ceasefire brought the end of several empires, but allowed many to flourish, including the very empire to which we are unwillingContinue reading “Armistice Day”