Thursday, April 18, 2024

Tag: income inequality

New report reveals millionaires’ tax rates slashed by half since 1950s,...

This stark reduction in tax rates for the wealthiest Americans coincides with an era of escalating income disparity and could be costing the federal government hundreds of billions in lost revenue annually.

Some new hope for a check on CEO compensation

A Delaware state court ruling has shaken up the pay world for corporate executives.

The rent crisis: Half of US renters face unprecedented housing affordability...

The study reveals a staggering 50 percent of U.S. renters were dedicating more than 30 percent of their income to cover rent and utilities.

Billionaires urge world leaders for higher wealth taxes at Davos Summit

Millionaires and billionaires, often seen as beneficiaries of global economic policies, are advocating for higher taxes on their wealth.

Billionaires’ wealth skyrockets by 114% amid global poverty surge

This extraordinary accumulation of wealth comes at a time when nearly 5 billion people globally grapple with the challenges of inflation, war, and the climate crisis, slipping further into poverty.

Minimum wage rises across 22 states ushering in new era for...

The impact of these wage hikes will be closely watched as the nation grapples with economic challenges and seeks to balance the needs of workers and businesses.

Escalating crisis: A deep dive into America’s surging homelessness rates

Homelessness is a nationwide issue, but its impact varies significantly across states.

Amazon’s Black Friday fiasco: over 1000 workers rebel in historic pay...

As Black Friday sales surged, Amazon faced an unprecedented labor revolt. Over a thousand workers across the globe downed tools in a landmark strike, challenging the retail giant on wages and working conditions in a historic show of worker solidarity.

United Nations expert castigates Amazon, Walmart, DoorDash over ‘disgraceful’ labor practices

UN rapporteur challenges corporate giants on poverty wages and labor violations.

Richest 1% took 38% of new global wealth since 1995. The...

"If there is one lesson to be learnt from the global investigation, it is that inequality is always a political choice."

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New report reveals millionaires’ tax rates slashed by half since 1950s, fueling wealth inequality

This stark reduction in tax rates for the wealthiest Americans coincides with an era of escalating income disparity and could be costing the federal government hundreds of billions in lost revenue annually.

Missouri Republican Attorney General Bailey sues Media Matters using consumer law to censor the...

An analysis of Mo. Attorney General Andrew Bailey's bogus allegations against Media Matters.

New study reveals microplastics’ alarming journey from everyday items to human organs

The extensive reach of these particles beyond the gut and into critical body tissues, raises significant concerns particularly for the most vulnerable: Our children.

Democrats challenge Biden administration: Are US weapons used by Israel in accordance with international...

This inquiry, led by Texas Representatives Veronica Escobar and Joaquin Castro, targets the very heart of America's foreign arms policies and its ethical implications.

An urgent plea to leftists in the 6 battleground states likely to decide the...

If we want to remain a country where we still have the ability to agitate for justice and equality, then it’s incumbent on us to vote with that in mind.