Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Tag: wealth gap

Study shows wealth inequality does make a difference in how long...

In the UK and US, being rich can add almost a decade of healthy living to a person’s life.

Eight ways the Trump-GOP tax cuts have made the rich richer...

In the two years since Congress passed the Republican tax law, the richest 1 percent have been the big winners.

Time for a raise for New York car wash workers

The state legislature could end the sub-minimum tipped wage for car washers downstate.

From the 80s to today, the top 1 percent gain trillions,...

"Between 1989 and 2018, the top 1 percent increased its total net worth by $21 trillion."

The most dangerous decade: 2018-2028

Without great restraint, diplomacy, wisdom and compromises, we will be sleepwalking into a nuclear disaster in the next decade.

Why we need to confront the billionaires’ paradise

It’s time to “strike back” – not against wealthy individuals, but against oligarchy itself.

We are Luddites

"THE ROBOTS ARE COMING! THE ROBOTS ARE COMING! ... EEK! THEY'RE ALREADY HERE!"

One-third of Americans can’t afford food, housing or health care

The wide range of scores reflect the growing wealth gap in America.

Waging class war in comfort

Do the corporate chiefs now parading into the new Trump administration see the United States as just another enterprise – to fleece?

The Wealth Gap Widens: Without Change People of Color Will Never...

If the trend continues for another 30 year time period the average white family’s net worth will grow by $18,000 a year while the average black household will see a growth of $750 and the average Hispanic household a growth of $2,250.

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Comparing poverty in India and America

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Bernie groups break free of Dems: New party rising?

The beauty of the foregoing strategy is that it seeks a viable new party through a graduated series of accomplishable, grassroots-based electoral successes.

‘History will not judge this kindly’: DNC Platform Committee votes down Medicare for All...

"The fact that our nation is the only advanced industrial country without universal healthcare cannot be blamed on Republican obstruction alone. It was also caused by Democratic leaders who've spent decades catering to corporate interests."

Disease-denying propaganda spews a pandemic of pandemonium!

We'll judge Trump Medieval Madness as we do other historic low points, like McCarthyism, interning the Japanese or 250 years of slavery plus a century of Jim Crow brutality.

House passes $740 billion defense bill amid the major struggles of the pandemic

“In the midst of a pandemic—as people across the country struggle to make rent, to pay their bills, to survive a deadly disease—it should be unthinkable.”