Friday, October 19, 2018

Tag: inequality

New data paint an unpleasant picture of poverty in the US

The bad news is that poverty still exceeds the 11.3 percent rate of 2000 and far too many people are poor in a country that is so rich.

A nightmare of another time: 50 year anniversary of the end...

What happened for many years to gays on Fire Island seems like a nightmare of another time – and it was.

Hurricane season not only brings destruction and death, but rising inequality...

Not everyone is struggling. In fact, some actually benefit economically from these extreme weather events.

A foreign policy that can change everything for everyone

Women talk about gender, racial and economic justice. But anti-war messaging is still missing from the resistance movement – and there can be no justice without peace.

Progressive Briefing for Tuesday, August 14, 2018

DNC will take fossil fuel money after all, Income inequality in America vs. Europe, and more.

The two 500 lb. gorillas in the room

Who needs the super rich? I don’t. Do you?

National (in)security

In the United States of inequality.

How ‘Janus’ will boost income inequality in America

The U.S. Supreme Court has totally ignored that union warning with its Janus decision.

Inequality social dysfunction and misery

Income and wealth inequality is not simply a monetary issue, it is a complex social crisis that supports and strengthens notions of superiority and inferiority, and was described by President Barak Obama in 2013 as “the defining challenge of our time.”

The most dangerous decade: 2018-2028

Without great restraint, diplomacy, wisdom and compromises, we will be sleepwalking into a nuclear disaster in the next decade.

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Demanding Kavanaugh impeachment, law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice

"We cannot accept a system that empowers a man who repeatedly lied under oath and a judiciary review process that only performs a sham of an investigation into his misconduct."

‘Lives hang in the balance:’ 21 days before midterms, McConnell admits GOP still salivating...

"It is genuinely not an exaggeration to say that lives hang in the balance in the midterms, Republicans want to use their political power to kill people."

Trump admin. wants to make it easier to frack and mine in national forests

"Instead of weakening protections, Trump should clean up the mess the mining industry has already left behind in our forests."

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