Saturday, July 20, 2024

Tag: wages

If wage growth is driving inflation, why is workers’ share of...

Perhaps some economists can tell a story where rapid wage growth is driving inflation even as the wage share of income is falling, but I’m not that good an economist.

Top 1.0% of earners see wages up 157.8% since 1979

These data are not top-coded, meaning the underlying earnings reported are actual earnings and not “capped” or “top-coded” for confidentiality.

Watch your wallets

The underlying problem isn’t that Americans have been living beyond their means. It’s that their means haven’t been keeping up with the growing economy. Most gains have gone to the top.

Why wages are going nowhere

The combination of high corporate profits and growing corporate political power has created a vicious cycle.

Iceland becomes first country to fix this gender inequality problem

Iceland is now the only country in the world that has legalized equal pay between the sexes.

In the last 40 years CEO pay has risen by 937%...

America’s inequality problem continues to be the worst in the industrialized world. 

Job Growth Stays Steady While Wage Growth Fails To Take Off

August job growth was fueled by food and drinking places, social assistance, professional and technical services, finance, and health care.

Eric Trump: Wages Stagnated For 15 Years Because Of Syrian Refugees

That’s not how time works. Or economics.

The Wages of Sin

Huge segments of working-class whites—victims paying for the sins of American empire—are desperately seeking to halt change and re-create a mythical past. This is always the last, desperate gasp of a dying culture.

Our Jobs Are Disappearing

We can't wait around for a 19th-century recovery. We need a new paradigm. We need guaranteed jobs.

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Clooney, Holt, and others push ageist tropes against Biden instead of addressing Project 2025

George Clooney pushed ageist tropes against Biden in New York Times. Then Lester Holt and others piled up as well, instead of whistleblowing Project 2025.

Billionaire-backed JD Vance claims working class support despite anti-labor record

Vance accepted the party’s vice-presidential nomination with promises to champion the interests of everyday Americans.

Groundbreaking study highlights urgent need to protect global forest carbon sinks

Published in Nature, the study underscores the importance of global forests in absorbing carbon dioxide and calls for immediate action to protect these ecosystems.

‘Largest IT outage in history’ causes global chaos: Flights grounded, hospitals and banks disrupted

As the global community grapples with the aftermath of what is being termed the largest IT outage in history, the focus remains on restoring normalcy and addressing the vulnerabilities exposed by this incident.

Dear Democrats—change the message! Please!

Ideally this can be resolved by the Democrats engaging in focused strategic and tactical consideration with one over-riding goal: How to retain the White House and Senate and win back the House.