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UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) was founded on 16 November 1945. For this specialized United Nations agency, it is not enough to build classrooms in devastated countries or to publish ...

News Releases

Doctors and Lawyers to Duncan: Tax us. Ontario is worth it.
2012-03-28
Omar Ha-Redeye (Lawyers for Fair Taxation)
Doctors and lawyers join forces to object to Ontario's budget.
A Good Society Has its Price
2012-03-28
Omar Ha-Redeye
Canadian lawyers say tax us instead of creating greater inequity.

Sources Select Resources

Behind the Numbers
A blog from the CCPA
Website
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
Commentary on issues that affect Canadians, including the economy, poverty, inequality, climate change, budgets, taxes, public services, and employment.
Connexions Library: Economy, Poverty, Work Focus
Website
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on the economy and economics.
Global inequality, illustrated, described, explained
Angus, Ian
Article
2014
Climate & Capitalism
Global inequality depitcted through images and quotes.
Globe's article on income gap really propaganda
Fillmore, Nick
Article
2013
A Different Point of View...
Journalist Barrie McKenna, writing in the main hyped-up article in the Globe’s Focus section on November 9, 2013, talks about how the gap in income between the rich and the rest of us is a serious pro...
Health disparities
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
ealth disparities refer to gaps in the quality of health and health care across racial, ethnic, sexual orientation and socioeconomic groups.
Healthcare inequality
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
Healthcare inequality (also called health disparities in some countries) refers to the disparities in the access to adequate healthcare between different gender, race, and socioeconomic groups.
How Class Kills
Gaffney, A. W.
Article
2015
Jacobin
A recent study showing rising mortality rates among middle-aged whites drives home the lethality of class inequality.
How Rich Are the 400 Richest Americans?
And What They Do With Their Money
Wittner, Lawrence
Article
2014
CounterPunch
According to Forbes, a leading business magazine, the combined wealth of the 400 richest Americans has now reached the staggering total of $2.3 trillion. This gives them an average net worth of $5.7 b...
India: Growing Inequality and Destructive Development
Misery for the Many, Benefits for the Few
Peebles, Graham
Article
2013
CounterPunch
Under the careful guidance of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund the Indian government has for the last twenty years or so, embraced market liberalization and the global market; garlan...
Land concentration, land grabbing and people's struggles in Europe
Joan
Article
2015
Cooperativa Integral Catalana
The hidden scandal of how a few big private business entities have gained control of ever-greater areas of European land. How these land elites have been actively supported by a huge injection of publ...
The limits of anti-racism
Reed, Adolph J.
Article
2009
Left Business Observer
The contemporary discourse of 'antiracism' is focused much more on taxonomy than politics. It emphasizes the name by which we should call some strains of inequality -- whether they should be broadly r...
A Marxist History of the World part 102: What is neoliberalism?
Faulkner, Neil
Article
2012
Counterfire
The ‘free-market’ theory provides a pseudo-scientific justification for the greed and poverty endemic to the system, and the main beneficiaries are the global mega-corporations of neoliberal capitalis...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - May 7, 2016
Tax Evasion
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
Connexions
Employing a network of accountants, tax lawyers, corporate shells, tax havens, secret bank accounts, and other methods, the 1% have become extremely adept at evading even the low rates of taxation the...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - February 12, 2017
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2017
Connexions
Class conflict - first and foremost, the relationship between the capitalist class and the working class -- is the fundamental contradiction that defines capitalist society. Class is a reality which s...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - December 20, 2016
Fake News
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
Connexions
"Fake news" is the latest mania to convulse the mainstream media. All at once, we're being subjected to an outbreak of hand-wringing articles and commentary about obscure websites which are supposedly...
The Politics of Food and Poverty
Tummon, John
Article
2014
Climate & Capitalism
The global food crisis is tightly connected to global poverty, climate change, ecological destruction, migrant workers, imperialism, health and the super-exploitation of workers.
Preservation or plunder? The battle over the British Museum's Indigenous Australian show
Daley,Paul
Article
2015
The Guardian
Indigenous Australians are calling for the objects on show at the British Museum's new exhibition to be returned.
Race, pluralism and the meaning of difference
Malik, Kenan
Article
1998
New Formations
Far from establishing a critique of racial thinking, the politics of difference appropriates many of its themes and reproduces the very assumptions upon which racism has historically been based. Most ...
Social determinants of health
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
Social determinants of health are the economic and social conditions under which people live which determine their health.
State of Power 2014
Article
2014
Transnational Institute
A report with iinfographics and essays that expose and analyse the principal power-brokers that have caused financial, economic, social and ecological crises worldwide.
Top 1 percent own more than half of world's wealth
Martin, Patrick
Article
2015
World Socialist Web Site
A new report issued by the Swiss bank Credit Suisse finds that global wealth inequality continues to worsen and has reached a new milestone, with the top 1 percent owning more of the world’s assets th...
TPP a Gift to Plutocrats? Canada's Trade Minister Wrote the Book on Them
Nuttall, Jeremy J.
Article
2015
The Tyee
Canada's new trade minister has sitting on her desk the sweeping Trans-Pacific Partnership, a deal some say will accelerate the gap between rich and poor by protecting corporations' interests over tho...
Wealth: Having It All and Wanting More
Article
2015
Oxfam
Global wealth is increasingly concentrated in the hands of a small wealthy elite. These wealthy individuals have generated and sustained their vast riches through their interests and activities in a f...
Wealth, Income, and Power
Domhoff, G. William
Article
2005
WhoRulesAmerica.net
This document presents details on the wealth and income distributions in the United States, and explains how we can use these two distributions as power indicators.

Sources Bookshelf

The History of Democracy
A Marxist Interpretation
Roper, Brian S.
Book
2013
Roper traces the history of democracy from ancient Athens to the emergence of liberal representative and socialist participatory democracy. He argues that democracy cannot be understood separately fro...
Injustice: Why social inequality persists
Dorling, Daniel
Book
2011
Dorling examines who is most harmed by social injustices and why, and what happens to those who most benefit.
Killing the Host
How Financial Parasites and Debt Bondage Destroy the Global Economy
Hudson, Michael
Book
2015
In Killing the Host, economist Michael Hudson exposes how finance, insurance, and real estate (the FIRE sector) have seized control of the global economy at the expense of industrial capitalism and go...
Social Determinants of Health
Canadian Perspectives
Raphael, Dennis (ed.)
Book
2004
The social determinants of health are summarized and analyzed by over 30 medical and social academics.


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