Saturday, September 25, 2021

Tag: inequality

The climate stat we can’t afford to overlook: CEO pay

“The economy would suffer no harm if CEOs were paid less.”

What happens economically when wealth tilts to the top?

Trickle-down is trickling away.

An inequality even conservative justices can’t swallow

A unanimous Supreme Court throws a monkey-wrench into a college sports scene that’s minting mega millionaires.

Report: Silver Spoon Oligarchs: How America’s 50 largest inherited-wealth dynasties accelerate...

Fifty dynastic billionaire families hold as much wealth as the bottom half of U.S. families. Their wealth grew at ten times the rate of ordinary families over the last 40 years.

The billionaires who couldn’t kick straight

America’s super rich and their European pals have failed spectacularly in a scheme to kill global football’s most egalitarian traditions.

Whose rights matter in pandemic America?

Not those of poor Americans, that’s for sure...

In 2021, let’s ring a global alarm—on inequality—that everyone can hear

We have to prevent our societies from returning to—our deeply unequal—business as usual.

Biden says he’ll take on inequality. Good! You need to hold...

As it was in the time of FDR and LBJ, power is redistributed only when those without it demand it.

Inequality gone viral: The obscene numbers

Something has to be done to heal the rupture in the sickened body of our nation.

Nearly two-thirds of older Black Americans can’t afford to live alone...

The scale of the economic insecurity we’ve measured among older adults of color shows how critical government support can be to people living near the financial edge.

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“We are unstoppable!” Some of the lessons from Occupy Wallstreet, 10 years later

“One of the main contributions of Occupy was ‘the 99 percent.’”

What to do with America’s nonconformist anti-vaxxers?

Final thought and a warning for nonconformists: understand that the greatest threat to your freedoms will not come from government mandates, but when the deadly virus comes after you.

China – Cultural revolution 2.0 and great leap backward?

Young people in China and America face similar problems. Both countries need a profound revolution but it must be real and ground up, not a populist sham from those in power.

How an ancient irrigation method makes sustainable life possible in the U.S. Southwest

Time-proven acequia irrigation systems already in use in New Mexico make it possible for people to thrive in arid regions.

The never ending cycle of nuclear insanity

Please repeat after me: No excuses. No compromise. No fear.