7:40 [Global Research] (E)
By Stephen Lendman - The annual Davos billionaire’s ball — aka World Economic Forum — continues until Friday. Once a year, prominent movers and shakers gather together in Switzerland to plot their next moves for greater self-enrichment at the expense of exploited masses. They’ve never had things better, but it’s never enough, using money to make more of it, indifferent to the real world of ordinary people, uncaring about their daily struggle to get by. On Tuesday, Trump addressed the forum, his usual display of bombast, bravado, Big Lies and deception featured, wrapped in the American flag — likely fooling his faithful back home, his public remarks and tweets intended for them. The “great American comeback” he trumpeted about (pun intended) exists only for the privileged few, no others.
2:51 [TheHill.com] (E)
In what society do 5-year-old kids have “lunch debt”.
5-year-old pays off lunch debt for over 120 classmates with stand selling cider, cocoa and cookies
20:30 [Zero Hedge] (E)
Elon Musk, who claimed during his recent successful trial versus Vern Unsworth that he was "short on cash" despite being worth over $20 billion, has no problems making exorbitant purchases. Believe it or not, but these "financial hardships" haven`t stopped Musk from buying out entire neighborhoods in Los Angeles, according to the Wall Street Journal, which took a look into the CEO`s property portfolio.
18:07 [Deutsche Welle/Youtube] (E)
Homelessness, hunger and shame: poverty is rampant in the richest country in the world. Over 40 million people in the United States live below the poverty line, twice as many as it was fifty years ago. It can happen very quickly.