How Billionaires Become Billionaires | Global Research – Centre for Research on Globalization

Image: http://www.commondreams.org ...Inequality is not a result of ‘technology’ and ‘education’- contemporary euphemisms for the ruling class cult of superiority – as liberals and conservative economists and journalists like to claim. Inequalities are a result of low wages, based on big profits, financial swindles, multi-trillion dollar public handouts and multi-billion-dollar tax evasion... ...US corporations in … Continue reading How Billionaires Become Billionaires | Global Research – Centre for Research on Globalization

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Blind Eye

No man is an island,
Entire of itself,
Every man is a piece of the continent,
A part of the main.
If a clod be washed away by the sea,
Europe is the less.
As well as if a promontory were.
As well as if a manor of thy friend’s
Or of thine own were:
Any man’s death diminishes me,
Because I am involved in mankind,
And therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls;
It tolls for thee.

John Donne

toritto

Young Mexican picker man

rises from a mattress on the floor

of a dilapidated trailer

shared with nine other mattresses.

 

buys a chicken bag lunch

from the local seller of chicken bag lunches

and climbs on board the contractor bus

with contractor boss man.

 

Young Mexican picker man

plucks tomatoes to fill his bucket

under the blazing Florida sun

his sweat anointing our Florida earth.

 

Piece work at forty five cents a bucket

thirty two pounds of tomatoes

less than penny and a half a pound.

It is cheaper to rent slaves than to own them.

 

Picker man wants a tiny house

circa de su familia

and so he toils for his woman and son

in plain sight yet sight unseen by all of us

for all of us the blind eye turned.

 

Behind the gates of  Mar-a-Lago

in the county of the picker man

amid…

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