Thursday, July 18, 2019

Tag: wages

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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