Sunday, September 15, 2019

Tag: inequality

On Labor Day, US workers are 1/3 poorer than in 2003...

Since the government supplies services to people, and it can no longer afford to provide the same level of service, this “tax cut” is actually a tax on workers.

The 5-Step CEO pay scam

Average CEO pay at big corporations topped 14.5 million dollars in 2018. That’s after an increase of 5.2 million dollars per CEO over...

Inequality in the U.S. is stifling economic growth and could cost...

Failure to close the gap, leaving the majority of wealth among the super-rich, will cost the economy anywhere from $1 trillion to $1.5 trillion by 2028.

In 33 years the richest 10% of Americans could have 100%...

The three men at the top of the Forbes 400 richest list hold more wealth than the total wealth of the poorest half of Americans, so how many of you are really surprised?

Harris and Ocasio-Cortez release climate equity bill to protect the most...

"Climate change represents not only the greatest threat to our species, but one of our greatest economic opportunities."

3 bills to rein in executive pay

Shortly before heading home for the summer recess, members of Congress are rushing to introduce proposals for cracking down on unpopular, overpaid executives.

A tale of two druglords

One gets life behind bars, the other retired into luxury. Guess which one wreaked more havoc.

Here’s Elizabeth Warren’s plan to close the wage gap for women...

"It’s time to build an America that recognizes the role that women of color play in their families and in the economy."

Behold the 21st-century penthouse: Peak decadence?

From the summit of our new 'needle towers,' the ultra rich can look but never really see.

Why does WaPo see Black as an ‘identity’—but not multi-millionaire?

It’s a shame to see that even there, the voices of the wealthy few can be so unthinkingly substituted for those of the struggling multitude.

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The American people will impeach the Republican Party and its members

Based on their record, what they say and what most of them refuse to do, the vow they made has become meaningless.

Here’s several reasons why Trump cannot take away birthright citizenship

Should a candidate for President that meets the “natural born” standard be declared unqualified because his parents were illegal?

Study confirms whale mortalities overwhelmingly caused by human activity

"Of all the causes identified, it is critical to emphasize that no adult or juvenile North Atlantic right whale deaths were a result of natural causes. Not one."

Meet Alexander von Humboldt, the first person to understand climate change — more than...

As the world burns — and as kids sound the alarm — the original environmental scientist is worth revisiting.

Justice Sotomayor slams the Supreme Court’s ‘new normal’ under Trump

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court allowed Trump’s “third-country” asylum rule to go into effect. It’s the administration’s toughest barrier to asylum-seekers yet, and a...