Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Tag: inequality

The 2022 giving slump exposes the fragility of top-heavy charity

When ultra-wealthy donors dominate philanthropy, our charities are less resilient.

The end of the line for the raunchy billionaire who set...

But who set the stage for that billionaire?

When 3 men richer than 165 million people, Sanders says working...

Big-money special interests "want to divide us up," said the independent senator at a living wage rally in South Carolina, "and we are determined to bring working people together."

Could we actually end the CEO defense contractor gravy train?

FDR put the kibosh on military contractor windfalls during World War II. We could do the same.

Prayer helped me survive poverty, but I needed government help too

Our social safety net is flawed but vital. Let’s work together to protect it from political attacks.

Garbage in, garbage CEO windfalls out

‘Waste management’ won’t help us confront climate change so long as corporate self-interest rules.

Working longer ‘not a viable solution’ to US retirement crisis, economists...

Instead of forcing aging employees to delay retirement, lawmakers should ensure that workers have "access to jobs that pay fair wages and provide solid benefits during their prime working years," argues a new report.

The two decades that created our world’s first mass middle class

If we take on our rich, we can recreate that success.

‘We are not taxing the very wealthy enough’: runaway inequality about...

"Americans overwhelmingly prefer raising taxes on the ultra-wealthy and huge corporations to making cuts to critical programs like healthcare, medical research, and infrastructure," said Sen. Elizabeth Warren.

Who gets to talk about how police need to change?

A FAIR study of NYT coverage from George Floyd to Tyre Nichols


Climate change costs to hit $38 trillion annually by 2050

New study reveals stark economic disparities as global warming intensifies, disproportionately affecting the world's poorest nations.

Children among hundreds found in new mass grave at Gaza hospital

A horrifying discovery in Khan Younis raises alarms about the profound toll of ongoing hostilities on the most vulnerable.

Senator Sanders proposes major cuts to Israeli military aid amid human rights concerns

Amid accusations of genocide and widespread human rights abuses, Senator Bernie Sanders champions amendments to halt offensive military funding to Israel, sparking a critical Senate debate.

Historic Gaza protests at Columbia U. enter day 6; campus protests spread across country

Solidarity protests and encampments have now sprouted up on campuses across the country, including at Yale, MIT, Tufts, NYU, The New School and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Democrats divided: Historic opposition to $26 billion military aid package for Israel amid Gaza...

A record 40 House Democrats have voted against a controversial bill, citing concerns over the impact of military operations on children in Gaza.