Sunday, July 23, 2017

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Topic: income inequality

Working stiffs: Stop celebrating the super rich!!!

In this new Gilded Age of our current Military Industrial Empire the amount of wealth for many individuals is astounding.

Companies can either make things or make CEOs rich

Making breakthroughs for consumers is hard, companies have found. But making fortunes for CEOs is easy.

A tax on Wall Street trading is the best solution to...

This is a great example of a clearly defined policy that will directly reverse some of the upward redistribution of income over the last four decades.

These 8 men are richer than half the world’s population

The gap between the super-rich and the poor is greater than even a year ago.

The Wealth Gap Widens: Without Change People of Color Will Never...

If the trend continues for another 30 year time period the average white family’s net worth will grow by $18,000 a year while the average black household will see a growth of $750 and the average Hispanic household a growth of $2,250.

Income Inequality Is a Health Hazard—Even for the Rich

A public health researcher explains why life expectancy in the United States is falling, and it has to do with income inequality rising.

The Rigging of the American Market

The national debate about widening inequality only focuses on taxing the rich to redistribute their income downward. But what about the upward redistributions hidden inside the market from the rest of the rich?

The Morality of a $15 Minimum

A national movement is growing for a $15 an hour minimum wage rase—workers at fast-food and big-box retail establishments are striking for a raise. So when will corporate America start moving toward this goal?

Five Great American Hypocrisies

Which of the American 'exceptionalism' is most outrageous and destructive? Paul Buchheit discusses the top five hypocrisies of the super-patriots willing to overlook their own faults as they place themselves above other people.

A Flagrant Liar for President?

Be careful about believing anything Carly Fiorina says because she is not only a relentless self-promoter, but also a remorseless liar. And she is doing everything in her power to convince Republicans she belongs in the White House.

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In the last 40 years CEO pay has risen by 937% while worker wages...

America’s inequality problem continues to be the worst in the industrialized world. 

Body cam video shows cop shoot tail-wagging dogs

The Minneapolis police say that officers will now receive additional training for encountering dogs on possible burglary calls.

Don’t trust business with education

Greasy politicians use education funds to enrich corporations – and themselves.

Good news on Social Security and Medicare? Reports show just that

This is a good point to keep in mind as the Republicans try to dismantle Obamacare.

Baltimore cop suspended for planting evidence on video

Within the past six years, the city of Baltimore has paid more than $13 million to settle lawsuits alleging police misconduct.

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