Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Tag: poor

The quality (or inequality) of life

Poverty in history’s richest nation.

59 percent in US living paycheck to paycheck as corporate profits...

"A large share of consumers are essentially living on the razor's edge."

The poor at the crossroads

The first and worst hit by pandemics of every sort.

A pandemic of the poor

As we approach 1 million COVID-19 deaths, Americans in poorer counties have died at double the rate of wealthier counties.

Shielding poor children from the looming food crisis

The war in Ukraine is causing further disruption to the global food supply and making it harder for the world’s poorest households to afford adequate nutrition.

The federal poverty line struggles to capture the economic hardship that...

You can’t work your way out of poverty in low-wage jobs.

A project for survival in these United States

What this country might look like if its politics were so much less top-down and so much more bottom-up.

What happens economically when wealth tilts to the top?

Trickle-down is trickling away.

President Biden’s Tax-the-Rich plan: Just how bold?

A little history can help us with the answer.

2021: Half of America facing poverty

For the great majority of Americans without a share of the stock market, and for those who can't work from home, the pandemic is adding the prospect of a financial collapse to all their other concerns.

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Why Raphael Warnock’s reelection could tip the balance for America’s economic future 

“He’s there to work. He’s not there to make the backdoor deals. I wish we could have more senators like that.”

‘Dead’ Republicans redux? Revived as blue-collar workers’ party?

If lying hypocrites want a new deal, First they make law and order real.

France’s plan for solar panels on all car parks is just the start of...

Creating a more diverse energy supply, much of which is directly connected to the very cars or homes consuming that power, makes a lot of sense.

Greta Thunberg joins 630+ young people in landmark climate lawsuit against Sweden

"The Swedish state fails to meet the constitutional requirement to promote sustainable development leading to a good environment for present and future generations," said the plaintiffs.

The renewable energy transition is failing

Renewable energy isn’t replacing fossil fuel energy—it’s adding to it.