Sunday, February 28, 2021

Tag: wealth gap

Inequality virus: Pandemic widens wealth gap for women, people of color...

“In every country that we looked at, inequality has gotten worse during the pandemic.”

“It’s going to be a billionaire Thanksgiving.” Wealth of US richest...

“The increases in billionaire wealth continue to defy gravity in the real economy where millions have lost their jobs, health, and livelihoods.”

Ballot measure added in San Francisco to increase taxes on corporations...

“We believe that big corporations that can afford to pay their executives million-dollar salaries every year can afford to pay their fair share in taxes to help us recover.”

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!"

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2021 update: Half of America in or near poverty

The facts and numbers from numerous sources reflect the reality of deprivation in America, and help to confirm what has been called the "sharpest rise in the U.S. poverty rate since the 1960s."

Nearly 800 organizations and individuals in the United States demand the Biden administration end...

“President Biden claims to care about racial equity but his actions in Haiti show the emptiness of that rhetoric.”

Is US presidential candidate Joe Biden a war criminal?

Joe Biden had supported the Iraq War of 2003. But no one knows why he is running away from the truth.

Cost of War: US ‘counterterrorism’ activities in 85 countries

"If the U.S. is truly to end the post-9/11 wars and related activities around the world, then the U.S. public and its leaders must take a broader view of their reach."

Biden’s reckless Syria bombing is not the diplomacy he promised

This is not what he promised in his campaign and it is not what the American people voted for.