Trump turning US into 'world champion of extreme inequality', UN envoy warns

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    Trump turning US into 'world champion of extreme inequality', UN envoy warns


    Special rapporteur Philip Alston, fresh from fact-finding tour, issues devastating critique of US society and condemns ‘private wealth and public squalor’

    Philip Alston, the UN special rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, has completed a two-week official tour of the US by releasing an excoriating attack on the direction of the nation. Not only does he warn that the tax bill currently being rushed through Congress will hugely increase already large disparities between rich and poor, he accuses Trump and his party of consciously distorting the shape of American society in a “bid to become the most unequal society in the world”.
     
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    Does anyone give a rats ass about UN opinions?
     
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    Ask all those working class people who have IRA and 401k retirement accounts how "unequal" they feel today...

    Screw thew UN.
     
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    the UN :laugh::laugh::laugh::laugh::laugh::laugh:
    F^^K the UN

    and if Trump is doing this --GOOD for him ..GO TRUMP!!!
    TWO whole weeks studying the society?? what?? TWO whole weeks
    this is one of the most ridiculous things on Trump so far !!!!!!!!!
    what will be next??
     
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    Trump should evict the UN from US shores
     
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    Trump has been exposing inequality
     
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    Why would Americans - or anyone - want to be equal with other countries?

    America First. Difficult concept.
     
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    there are a lot more countries that are ''unequal'' !!! :laugh::laugh:

    and the stats are skewed because the US has so many millionaires compared to these shit countries like Kenya, etc
    Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates-Americans and super rich...they probably make more money than a lot of African countries put together

    F%^k the UN----if the US is so bad, why do MILLIONS want to come here every year?????
    what a stupid, stupid article/concept
    I guess Africa and African countries are much better with:
    highest:
    illiteracy, poverty, disease, etc???
     
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    this is your TYPICAL, anti-Trump fake news--total BULLSHIT!!!!!!!!!!!
    unequal--and Trump is doing it !!!
    a real DUMBASS article
    so full of SHIT----America--the land of inequality !!! hahahhahahhahahahah
     
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    All but the 30% who still support Trump do care.
     
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