By continuing to hold fossil fuel investments, the logic goes, CalPERS may be taking some of that money and using it to add fuel to the wildfires of tomorrow.
Under the current, broken system, the rich feather their own nests at everyone else’s expense.
The increasing economic burdens on older Americans are part of the growing rallying cry over wealth inequality among progressives.
"Those results underscore the reality of an uneven playing field for women in the American economy and the economic opportunity cost after years as mothers and caregivers and not wage-earners."
And no fix they come up with should come out of the pockets of workers or retirees.
A lot of U.S. citizens do not have a retirement savings and depend on social security when it is time to leave the workforce.
Bernie Sanders is fighting to extend social security an extra 40 years by making the wealthiest citizens pay the same rate as everyone else does.
Economists see the Illinois Secure Choice Savings Program, designed for private-sector workers, as an innovative complement to Social Security.
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