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Tag: wealth inequality

What’s killing America’s middle class?

Just as progressives deliberately pushed public policies to create the middle class, so are today's economic royalists deliberately pushing plutocratic policies to destroy it.

How inequality is killing off humanity

In the U.S., where wealth inequality is extreme and getting worse, the richest .01 percent are wealth-obese.

Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos and Warren Buffett own more wealth than...

IPS's Chuck Collins and Josh Hoxie know it is not a “natural phenomenon” how the rich got rich at the expense of the rest of the population.

5 Reasons the Top Tax Rate Should Be 80%

Informed Americans understand that an economic war has been waged against the middle and lower classes.

The Morality of a $15 Minimum

A national movement is growing for a $15 an hour minimum wage rase—workers at fast-food and big-box retail establishments are striking for a raise. So when will corporate America start moving toward this goal?

New 2015 Wealth Data: US Inequality at Its Ugliest

According to the Credit Suisse Global Wealth Databook, the wealthy elite's continuing disdain for the poor, the middle class and people all around the world is disturbing. These wealth gap realities are victimizing the great majority of Americans.

CEOs Call for Wage Increases for Workers! What’s the Catch?

The powerful peers of the corporate plutocracy are frightened by wealth inequality happening in America. While many are looking to fix it, their concern is not driven by moral outrage at the injustice, but rather by self-interest.

Five Ways Congress Disposes of Poor Minorities

"The casualty gap is 'an inconvenient truth' that both parties choose to ignore." Congress seems to cause no fuss when it comes to disposing of vulnerable Americans.

Why Progressives Must Stay United

A progressive movement is needed to overcome widening economic inequality and the legacy of racial inequality in America. We must take back our economy and democracy from the moneyed interests that now control both.

The American State of Mind; Two Contrasting Perspectives

There is a huge inequality of wealth issue in the United States separating citizens into two groups: the 1% and the 99%. If this unjust gap continues, the U.S. is going to see a societal eruption fighting for equality. The clock is ticking.

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Gun violence has dropped dramatically in 3 states with very different gun laws

To have an honest, nonpartisan discussion about gun violence, we must look at what happened in New York, California, and Texas.

Ethiopia: Final days of the TPLF regime

The TPLF is in chaos, their tyranny is coming to an end.

Florida is just one state where it is easier to buy a gun than...

It's also harder to get birth control and purchase over the counter medications, such as Sudafed, than it is to buy a gun.

The wars no one notices

Are we all just living in a demobilized country?

Trump’s ‘Harvest Box’ delivers an empty promise

The administration and its GOP allies are threatening these Americans with even greater hunger and privation.

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