Sunday, May 24, 2020

Tag: wages

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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Kangaroos are victims of the world’s largest commercial slaughter of terrestrial wildlife

Importing kangaroo meat and skins must be banned in the EU, but Americans can also help protect this iconic species.

Court reaffirms Keystone XL’s non-pipeline construction permit invalid, again

“Constructing pipelines through rivers, streams and wetlands without analyzing the impacts on imperiled species is unconscionable."

Trump’s sleazy life: A mockery of Jesus’ core values

If we collect Jesus’ core moral humanism—and his teachings address humanity, Trump and the Trumpist “belief system” provide stunning opposition, forcible enough to slam Christians in the face.

Watch out Trump: Here comes the team of Biden, Obama, Sanders, and Bloomberg

It will be so interesting and very exciting to watch this formidable team in action. Many, many Americans will be tuning into their radios and TV channels to listen to what they say about Trump to take him down and out.

GOP ‘plot to gut social security behind closed doors’ gains steam in Senate COVID-19...

"Obviously this is a way to push in cuts to Social Security and Medicare without leaving fingerprints, or not many fingerprints."