Saturday, January 16, 2021

Tag: inequality

The pandemic makes clear what we already knew: The rent is...

“I need to allocate my money for food, health care and other necessities, not to pay rent to corporate landlords.”

Four numbers that scream “Vote for Bernie!”

Bernie’s fight is for social justice, and for social responsibility. The beaten-down center of America will take the first step in the battle against inequality if it listens to him.

News flash: Billionaires don’t like socialism

If media are to perform their role as the fourth estate properly, they should really be scrutinizing power, not uncritically amplifying it.

Rising inequality affecting 70% of the world

“The rise is far from inevitable and can be tackled at a national and international level.”

Will the 2020 contenders take on inequality?

Class wars unfold on multiple fronts, and virtually all national policies and programs affect how equally we distribute our income and wealth.

As global inequality rises, so are the movements fighting it

Despite the often-bleak picture we find ourselves in, the energy and dynamism of the movement that the report reveals is inspiring and cause for hope.

‘Ten year challenge’ for 400 wealthiest Americans shows fortunes doubled since...

"Here's the thing: the way the system is set up, we're headed for another decade of this."

Should there be a maximum income?

What, after all, is the guiding light of society?

Time for a billionaire ban

The wealthiest Americans dominate our airwaves. Let’s hear from someone else for a change.

Inequality and the iron law of decaying public services

The predictable end result: Middle-class homes burn while private fire services save the mansions of the awesomely affluent.

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Trump and his key enablers

Is the Trump nightmare finally ending?

Will the Senate confirm coup plotter Nuland?

Victoria Nuland would be a ticking time-bomb in Biden’s State Department, waiting to sabotage his better angels much as she undermined Obama’s second-term diplomacy.

Capitol attack underscores white supremacist infiltration of police, military

Dozens of law enforcement officers, active-duty military members and veterans are suspected of having participated in the Jan. 6 rally and the storming of the Capitol.

QAnon pop quiz: How to rank American Presidents

There are no trick questions. The same does not go for the answers.

2 Virginia police officers arrested for participating in Capitol riots

“At this point, it’s a criminal matter and have to allow the authorities to prosecute their case as they see fit.”