16:59 [RT] (E)
Over 50,000 people are living in B&Bs with nowhere to go – dwarfing the government’s figure of about 5,000, a bleak report on homelessness has revealed. Charity Justlife is now warning thousands are “forgotten in statistics.”
19:28 [Govtslaves] (E)
If you’re falling behind on your retirement savings, you’re not alone. Roughly 61% of Americans have less than $100,000 in total savings, and around 42% of those people have saved $10,000 or less, according to a recent GoBankingRates survey.
5:35 [AJ+] (E)
Skid Row is a sprawling tent city in the heart of downtown Los Angeles where you`ll find thousands of people sleeping on the streets, diseases, no toilets, no food or water. AJ+`s Dena Takruri goes to ground zero of L.A.`s homelessness crisis to show the dire and shocking conditions residents live under.
19:04 [Zero Hedge] (E)
After Washington unleashed yet another round of sanctions, this time targeting the Oligarch class, Russian stocks plunged the most since 2014, Russian bond spreads blew out the most since 2000, and the Ruble plunged most since Jan 2015. But it was the richest Russians that suffered the most
19:22 [Brave New Europe] (E)
Michael Sheen has just launched the End High Cost Credit Alliance. The actor has supported various charitable causes over the years and is now leading this effort to support alternatives to high cost credit which has increased in recent years, not least in his home town of Port Talbot...The alliance aims to debate the changes needed to deliver healthy credit, offer solutions, and provide the resources to test them out locally and at scale across the UK. It also collectively calls for changes to policy, regulation and practices to make credit fairer for all.
2:53 [Medium] (E)
I often look at Jeff Bezos when trying to understand how American oligarchy functions for a few reasons.