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While Corporate Wealth Soars, Food Insecurity for the American Poor Gets No Better

The Dow Jones Industrial Average, a measure of the value of U.S. corporate wealth, has been hitting record highs lately:

But in a news release this month, the U.S. Department of Agriculture reports that the percentage of households with food insecurity remains historically high:

That food insecurity index is made up of a […]

The Irregular Index

The Irregular Index made impressive gains today, ending at 97.11, slightly off its high above 98. What does this teach you about the American economy? Well, at least as much as watching the Dow Jones fluctuate throughout the day would teach you. […]

Market Meltdown More Like A Softening

As the afternoon went on, and he stock market gained back a lot of the lost ground, Yahoo Finance kept the same headline. With the Dow down just around 350 points, it was still a Market Meltdown. […]

House Passes Bailout Bill and Stocks Drop

The difference that’s been made now is that, along with the stock fluctuations, Wall Street firms are going to have 700 billion dollars more to play around with, and our nation itself is going to be 700 billion dollars further in debt. […]

Bipartisan Opponents of Wall Street Welfare in the Senate

In this rather mild market environment, we’re supposed to believe that Wall Street is in crisis, and needs hundreds of billions of dollars that we may never get back. It doesn’t take a genius to see the flaws in this assertion. […]

The 79 Point Crisis

It is your patriotic duty to stampede in a panicked herd, just like you did with the Iraq War and the Patriot Act. Don’t stop to think! Give Wall Street all your money right now or you are doomed! […]