Articles by Jacob Crosse

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Oxfam: Global Billionaires’ Wealth up $3.9 Trillion during the Pandemic
Jacob Crosse | WSWS - TRANSCEND Media Service, 1 Feb 2021

26 Jan 2021 – A new report issued by Oxfam International ahead of this week’s virtual World Economic Forum, which is usually held annually in Davos, Switzerland, underlines the effect of government policies enacted in response to the emergence of the coronavirus pandemic: Inequality Expected to Rise in Every Country “Simultaneously”

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Trump Pardons Bannon, Grants Clemency to Reactionaries and Criminals
Jacob Crosse | WSWS - TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Jan 2021

21 Jan 2021 – President Donald Trump ended his presidency by granting clemency to 144 individuals, including one of his top fascist advisers, Stephen Bannon. On his way out of the White House, Trump issued 74 pardons and commuted the sentences of 70 others.

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Global Billionaire Wealth Tops $10 Trillion as COVID-19 Deaths Mount
Jacob Crosse | WSWS - TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Oct 2020

8 Oct 2020 – The collective wealth of the world’s billionaires has risen to $10.2 trillion, an increase of nearly $1.3 trillion. The unprecedented surge in wealth takes place amidst a global pandemic that has killed more than one million people worldwide. The report, “Riding the Storm,” is based on data from 43 markets, including interviews with 60 billionaires, accounting for 98 percent of global billionaire wealth.

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Two Decades of US “War on Terror” Responsible for Displacing At Least 37 Million People and Killing Up To 12 Million
Jacob Crosse | WSWS - TRANSCEND Media Service, 14 Sep 2020

9 Sep 2020 – A new report from Brown University estimates the number of people who have fled from US military operations since September 2001 to be as high as 59 million.

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