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Tag: inequality

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.

Celebrating International Women’s Day 2018 around the world

"The story of women's struggle for equality belongs to no single feminist nor to any one organization, but to the collective efforts of all who care about human rights."

The Kerner Report at 50: Still separate, more unequal

The injustices remain, and time is not on anyone’s side.

After thousands of years, western science is slowly catching up to...

New research about how birds use fire to get a broader food supply comes as no surprise to Indigenous people.

Noam Chomsky’s new book ‘Global Discontents’ is a must-read

Chomsky gives you a completely different perspective of international conflicts and domestic politics in his new book.

Death by inequality: Poverty and racism are killing America’s children

While inequality makes the problem worse, the growing political power of the wealthy makes it more difficult to find solutions.

The US has treated poor countries like ‘shitholes’ for decades

Trump's racist remarks are offensive. The brutal excesses of U.S. foreign policy are worse.

160 Americans now control $2 trillion of wealth

These 160 Americans had a combined net worth of $1.7 trillion. In the last year, they have increased their net worth by $312 billion.

Inequality is feeding America

It's time to treat all farm workers with the respect due to the people who really are essential to our food security.

Iceland becomes first country to fix this gender inequality problem

Iceland is now the only country in the world that has legalized equal pay between the sexes.

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The coming collapse

It is a political system, dominated by corporate power and the mandarins of the two major political parties, in which we don’t count.

Families of Sandy Hook victims file defamation suit against Alex Jones

After enduring years of threats and false accusations from Jones’ overzealous fans, the families of two victims filed lawsuits against Jones last month.

Trump administration to auction off public land in Northern Arizona to dangerous fracking

"This is Trump's energy dominance policy at work, where nothing matters except fossil-fuel interests."

Trump’s big lies about the FBI

Concerned only with preserving himself, he slanders federal law enforcement officers and undermines the nation's bulwarks against terrorism, espionage and crime almost every day.

Disrupters in chief

From Washington to Rome, so-called "populist" politicians are hacking away at a genuinely broken status quo. But their alternatives are either uninspired or terrifying.

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