Saturday, August 8, 2020

Tag: inequality

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.

Inequality is literally killing us

Again and again, studies show that the richer wealthy Americans become, the shorter the rest of us live.

On Labor Day, US workers are 1/3 poorer than in 2003...

Since the government supplies services to people, and it can no longer afford to provide the same level of service, this “tax cut” is actually a tax on workers.

The 5-Step CEO pay scam

Average CEO pay at big corporations topped 14.5 million dollars in 2018. That’s after an increase of 5.2 million dollars per CEO over...

Inequality in the U.S. is stifling economic growth and could cost...

Failure to close the gap, leaving the majority of wealth among the super-rich, will cost the economy anywhere from $1 trillion to $1.5 trillion by 2028.

In 33 years the richest 10% of Americans could have 100%...

The three men at the top of the Forbes 400 richest list hold more wealth than the total wealth of the poorest half of Americans, so how many of you are really surprised?

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The specter of a national collapse looms over America as this virus runs rampant,...

America has a terrible, horrific problem in that it can’t seem to find the ways to bring this virus under control.

Sanders’ Make Billionaires Pay Act would help cover medical expenses for every American for...

Over 5.4 million-Americans have lost health insurance during this time while billionaires are profiting off of the pandemic.
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Video: Restrained detainee begs for life as guards kill him

Neville’s family has filed a civil lawsuit against the county of Forsyth and Wellpath, the medical agency that employs the nurse, for failing to save Neville’s life and negligently causing his death.

Physicists: 90% chance of human society collapsing within decades

The model developed by the physicists depicts human population growth reaching a maximum level that is undermined by the shrinking of forests, which will not have enough resources left to sustain people.