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Middle Class Crashed After 2000 And Hasn’t Recovered. Economists Are Worried.
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Only half of earners today make more than their parents did.
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Trump's Federal Reserve Pick Said The Working Poor Aren't Taxed Enough
Stephen Moore also once noted that income inequality is a problem — and the solution is more billionaires.
Abigail Disney Amplifies Her Fight Against Pay Inequity In Her Family's Empire
The heir to the entertainment giant wrote a Washington Post op-ed based on her efforts to get Disney's leaders to fix the company's income gap.
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Katie Porter Stumps JPMorgan Chase's Jamie Dimon With Question About Employee's Income
The CEO couldn't explain to the California lawmaker how his own employee should deal with a $567 monthly shortfall.
I Have A Bachelor's Degree And Still Work 4 Jobs To Make Ends Meet
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My degree is hardly a topic of any conversation and certainly not a point of pride.
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26 Billionaires Own The Same Wealth As The Poorest 3.8 Billion People
A new economic system is needed to tackle rampant inequality, says a new Oxfam report.
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Pam Anderson Tweets About Paris Riots, And The World Takes Notice
She said income inequality was a key reason for Saturday's unrest.
American Democracy Is Still Under Existential Threat
Richard North Patterson
The midterm elections were a move in the right direction. But grave challenges remain.
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Executive Pay Is Surging And There's A New Idea To Give Workers A Cut
Sen. Elizabeth Warren wants employees to have a seat at the boardroom table — several, in fact.
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CULTURE & ARTS
'Generation Wealth' Is A Wild Peek Into The 1 Percent, Where Women Just Can't Win
Lauren Greenfield's documentary is a dizzying (and flawed) portrait of our new, debased American dream.
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Kylie Jenner Is 'Self-Made' And Other Myths We Tell About The Extremely Wealthy
It's not just about hard work.
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Facing Pressure From Amazon, Seattle Repeals 'Head Tax'
City politicians were up against a corporate-funded opposition effort. So they caved.
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Corporations Sitting On Their Assets, Latest Stats Reveal
Business isn't booming and workers' wages aren't moving, despite massive company tax cuts, according to data.
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Poor People's Campaign Is The Angry Response To Inequality America Needs
Leo W. Gerard
Fifty years after his original vision, Dr. King would be appalled.
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This CEO Took A Pay Cut To Give Employees $70,000 A Year. Now He’s Battling Amazon.
Tech entrepreneur Dan Price is working to curb the dangers of "unbridled capitalism."
These Towns Are Trying Out A Basic-Income Scheme And It's Already Changing Lives
"We're not struggling."
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For Black Women, Money Can't Buy Love -- But It Can Buy A Wedding
Nadirah Farah Foley
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The wedding industrial complex focuses on white women, and so do critiques of it.
Young, Rich and Fighting The System That Made Them Wealthy
These millennials want to change society.
Getty/The billionaire boom is not a sign of a thriving economy but a symptom of a failing economic system said Winnie Byanyima Oxfam Internationals executive director The people who make our clothes assemble our phones and grow our food are being exploited to ensure a steady supply of cheap goods and swell the profits of corporations and billionaire investors
Oxfam: 42 Billionaires Hold As Much Wealth As World's Poorest 3.7 Billion
The charity calls out President Donald Trump for making wealth inequality worse.
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World's Wealthiest Billionaires Got Nearly $1 Trillion Richer In 2017: Bloomberg
That's trillion with a T.
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GOP Tax Bill Could Turn America Into World’s Most Unequal Society, UN Expert Warns
The poverty expert delivered a blistering report on inequality and the social safety net in the U.S.
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ARTS & CULTURE
Why A $450 Million Painting Attributed To Leonardo Da Vinci Worries Art Historians
The artwork has been hotly debated for years, but its sale signals one thing absolutely: a "very unequal, even obscene distribution of wealth in the world."
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The Top 1 Percent Owns Over Half Of The World's Household Wealth
The very, very rich are getting very, very richer.
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Tax Reform Could Mean A Cut For The Rich, An Audit For The Poor
Republicans favor new restrictions on the earned income tax credit.
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