Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Tag: wage gap

160 Americans now control $2 trillion of wealth

These 160 Americans had a combined net worth of $1.7 trillion. In the last year, they have increased their net worth by $312 billion.

Historic CEO pay tax passes in Portland

The Oregon city has just adopted the first tax penalty on corporations with extreme gaps between their CEO and worker pay.

The Big Chill: How Big Money Is Buying Off Criticism of...

In Washington's "think-tank" study on inequality, they fail to mention how big corporations and Wall Street have weakened the nation's labor and antitrust laws. So whose side is Washington really on?

Who Polices the Pay Police?

Corporations have added a new level of “pay police” to oversee the platinum paychecks of top bosses. But even when the board runs this process, the chief’s pay keeps going up, up and away.

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Earthquakes. Drought. Geysers. Permian oilfield water woes pile up in west Texas

At 8:00 a.m. Eastern on January 21, a magnitude 3.4 earthquake shook Culberson County in West Texas midway between Odessa and El...

Why the voting rights struggle is a tipping point for American democracy

E.J. Jenkins vividly recalls the day his mom worked a voter registration drive at a grocery store in Gary, Indiana, and followed...

Lawsuit filed after Texas cop hit unarmed man with patrol vehicle

A federal lawsuit was filed Monday after police dash cam video recorded a Texas police officer striking an unarmed suspect with his...

Two sides, same coin: Suppressing votes, cutting rich people’s taxes

America’s national media typically pay little attention to the moves the nation’s state lawmakers make. Not this year. State legislative battles have...

US staged a coup in Ukraine – here’s why and how

The truth about the coup in Ukraine is that it hasn’t benefited anyone other than the warmongers.