Thursday, June 17, 2021

Tag: inequality

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.

Ye are many, they are few!

How do elites keep their monopoly on wealth and power?

Fear of falling

If the U.S. is to break its headlong rush into failed statehood, it must begin by addressing the legitimate demands of the people this country has failed from its very inception.

How the Supreme Court undermined the Black vote

Black Americans braved police violence at Selma and galvanized support for the Voting Rights Act. Fifty years later, the Supreme Court’s Shelby decision ushered in a new era of racially targeted voter suppression.

Who’s really looting America?

By pitting us against each other – blaming immigrants, blaming liberals, and especially blaming people of color, and Black people in particular – they’ve divided us, and gotten away with it.

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How clean water is linked with environmental and human health

When the world works together, a brighter and greener future is possible.

Federal workers to receive Friday off to observe Juneteenth

“This is an important step forward for our country.”

New study finds toxic PFAS in hundreds of commonly used cosmetics produced by major...

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), a highly persistent and potentially toxic class of more than 4,700 chemical compounds, were present in most cosmetic products purchased

Burrito economics

Instead of complaining about a so-called “labor shortage,” Republicans ought to be complaining about the shortage of jobs paying a living wage.

Four dark secrets about America

What America needs is a thorough transformation and a reset of the economic and political systems, which are now on dangerous and unsustainable paths.