Monday, January 24, 2022

Tag: inequality

Top 10 US billionaires got $1 billion richer every day of...

The 10 wealthiest billionaires in the U.S. have added roughly $1 billion to their collective fortune every day—or around $12,600 per second—since...

More than 8,000 Kroger grocery workers strike in Colorado

On the heels of a new report showing significant financial insecurity, including homelessness, among workers at Kroger grocery stores, more than 8,000...

Inflation inequality: Poorest Americans are hit hardest by soaring prices on...

The fastest rate of inflation in 40 years is hurting families across the U.S. who are seeing ever-higher prices for everything from...

The year in inequality in 10 charts

Our economic and racial divides grew even wider in 2021, but there are signs of hope for a more equitable future.

Inequality is set to kill millions—’We have to fight it together.’

If we take on the inequalities which hold back progress, we can deliver on the promise to end AIDS by 2030.

A project for survival in these United States

What this country might look like if its politics were so much less top-down and so much more bottom-up.

Can we automate inequality out of automation?

What explains the sinking incomes of so many American workers today: automation.

Forget the huddled masses. Bring us billionaires.

The land of the free and the home of the brave has become a tax haven for the vile and the vicious.

Where’s the ‘justice vaccine’ against the pandemic of system-smashing scofflaws?

Why have no apt penalties for sedition or treason yet been applied to insurrection-inciters or enabling officials?

How to ensure global debates about inequality are informed by views...

In the last decade inequality has been placed at the centre of the agenda for global social and economic policy. This has...

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