Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Tag: wage gap

Top CEOs made nearly 300 times more than the median employee...

“Working people bore the brunt of COVID-19 and its impact on the U.S. economy.”

Raising the minimum wage is a health issue, too

Study after study has linked higher income to better health.

A bold new idea to boost wages

I’m talking about expanding something called the Earned Income Tax Credit, or EITC. And although it’s been around for decades, it can be the basis of a revolutionary change in the lives of millions of people.

House unveils Paycheck Fairness Act to address unfair pay gaps in...

"Because it is time that we pay people what they are worth and not how little they are desperate enough to accept."

Why do corporate boards so overpay US CEOs?

Corporate boards simply play by market rules. If they don’t, they risk losing their executive talent.

Bernie Sanders takes on corporate power and wealth inequality during town...

"This is what a rigged economy looks like and it must end."

Sanders hosts ‘CEOs vs. Workers’ town hall to take on ‘extravagant’...

Join Bernie Sanders, along with workers from Amazon, Disney, McDonald’s, American Airlines and Walmart, for a town hall tonight at 7 p.m.

As global 1% seize economy’s gains, ‘unprecedented wage stagnation’ for everyone...

"With workers worldwide being left behind, we need to build an economy that works for everyone, not just the few at the top."

Can anything bring CEO pay back down to Earth?

If we want to reverse soaring income inequality, curbing CEO pay has to be on the agenda.

Thinking beyond Trump: Why we need a federal jobs guarantee

Full employment through a federal job guarantee makes sense – for workers, for the economy, for America.

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The Donald also rises?

For all practical purposes, right-wing populists will have taken over the world.

Personal interview: Finian Cunningham—What are the prospects for peace?

Finian Cunningham focuses on the realities of the international power struggle unfolding in real time and the role of everyday citizens in affecting the relationship the U.S. now has and will have with the rest of the world community.

Overturning Roe v. Wade isn’t just about abortion

It’s also about access to family planning services, contraception, sex education and much else—all of which have also been under threat in recent years.

Plastic trash in the ocean is a global problem, and the US is the...

A study published in 2020 that concluded that the U.S. is the largest global source of plastic waste, including plastics shipped to other countries that later are mismanaged.

As executives hike prices, US corporations rake in biggest profits since 1950

"Corporations can get away with it because they have too much power in the economy."