Monday, March 30, 2020

Tag: wealth inequality

Does the coronavirus crisis have to end with a wealthier wealthy?

These wealthy few can exploit the vulnerabilities of societies in crisis to make themselves even wealthier.

Four numbers that scream “Vote for Bernie!”

Bernie’s fight is for social justice, and for social responsibility. The beaten-down center of America will take the first step in the battle against inequality if it listens to him.

New poll shows two-thirds of voters support a wealth tax to...

“There is growing concern about the influence large corporations and wealthy individuals have on American elections.”

News flash: Billionaires don’t like socialism

If media are to perform their role as the fourth estate properly, they should really be scrutinizing power, not uncritically amplifying it.

Rising inequality affecting 70% of the world

“The rise is far from inevitable and can be tackled at a national and international level.”

Blaming ‘flawed and sexist’ capitalist system, Oxfam report finds 2,153 billionaires...

“Our broken economies are lining the pockets of billionaires and big business at the expense of ordinary men and women. No wonder people are starting to question whether billionaires should even exist.”

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.

Are America’s rich getting tired of winning?

European social scientists see poverty as “social exclusion,” the incapacity to lead the life that most of society considers minimally decent.

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.

Have researchers just hit an inequality trifecta?

At racetracks all across America, lucky bettors every so often rake in small fortunes when the horses they pick to finish one,...

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Set to approve $4.5 trillion to bail out corporations, Trump White House objects to...

"As governors and local leaders around the country are making clear, private efforts without more extensive government support are proving far from sufficient to meet the current and anticipated needs."

Is the DNC cheating? Again?

The DNC’s candidate always gains in the counting. And that is highly suspicious.
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Yale study says Medicare for All would save US $450 billion, prevent nearly 70,000...

The study in The Lancet found that Medicare for All, supported by Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, will save money and is more cost-effective than “Medicare for All Who Want It."

Who will win the US presidential election 2020: A prediction as to the winner...

There is no doubt that Bernie will give a tough competition to Trump but if Russia provides any kind of data support to trump, he will outplace Bernie.