Articles by: Kevin Reed

US billionaire wealth increased 70 percent since the start of the pandemic

US billionaire wealth increased 70 percent since the start of the pandemic

The wealth of US billionaires has increased by a massive $2.1 trillion, or 70 percent, since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, while tens of millions of working people have faced unemployment and illness, and 724,000 have died from COVID-19. Additionally, the list of American billionaires grew by 131 individuals—going from 614 to 745—during the same period. According to an[Read More…]

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UN Special Rapporteur on Torture warns Julian Assange could die in prison

UN Special Rapporteur on Torture warns Julian Assange could die in prison

In a June 1 interview with ABC Radio Adelaide, UN Special Rapporteur on Torture Nils Melzer warned that Julian Assange could die in prison if his persecution is not stopped immediately. Last week, Melzer issued a scathing denunciation of Assange’s persecution, calling it “psychological torture.” Reporter Philip Williams asked Melzer, “If your calls are ignored, do you fear that he[Read More…]

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