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Source: The Guradian

Workers are creating massive wealth. Why are corporations hoarding it all?

Thursday 02:24 GMT

We must address these ways in which corporations hoard power and extract value from workers, without letting those workers share in the massive wealth they help create.

Carol’s experience is all too familiar for workers in today’s economy and a direct result of structural shifts in power that have fundamentally reshaped the relationship between workers and employers. Workers are increasingly stuck in an “I win, you lose” economy, a zero-sum game in which those in power relentlessly pull out the rungs of the ladder behind them, ensuring that opportunity is limited solely to those who already have it.

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Source: Fox News

Warren's $1.25T education plan 'sweeping' giveaway to the wealthy at expense of the poor, WaPo editorial board says

Thursday 08:03 GMT

Democrat Elizabeth Warren’s $1.25 trillion plan to cancel existing student loan debt and make college free has been slammed as a “sweeping bailout for the middle class” and a regressive giveaway to the wealthy at the expense of the poor. “Her latest big idea — to eliminate vast quantities of student debt and make public universities tuition-free — is not a sound idea,” wrote the Washington Post’ editorial board on Tuesday.

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Source: DW

Massive crowds at Sudan's Defense Ministry demand civilian rule

Today 00:35 GMT

Sudan's military leaders are coming under increasing pressure to hand over power to a civilian government as massive crowds continue to gather at a sit-in that began at the Defense Ministry in the capital Khartoum on April 6.

Send Facebook Twitter google+ Whatsapp Tumblr linkedin stumble Digg reddit Newsvine. Calls for civilian rule were also made by judges, some 100 of whom marched to the Defense Ministry from the Supreme Court in black robes, chanting, "Civilian, civilian, protected by the judiciary."

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Source: Global News

Massive flooding hits 2,500 homes, forces road closures in Quebec

Today 01:30 GMT

Severe spring flooding has hit nearly 2,500 homes and forced 919 residents from their homes as of Thursday morning, according to the latest information from Urgence Quebec.

Quebec authorities are bracing for the worst as flooding continues in several areas, including Montreal, Rigaud, Laval, Gatineau and the Laurentians. They say rain forecast for the coming days and melting snow could further raise the water levels in the span between Gatineau and Montreal.


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