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Americans Want To Tax Billionaires But Not Get Rid Of Them
Most Americans are on board with the belief that the government should work to reduce the wealth gap,
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1 Reason Everyone Is Hating On Billionaires Right Now: Trump
The president has stripped the veneer of respectability off the super-rich.
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Progressives Swoon Over Elizabeth Warren’s Wealth Tax Proposal
But it has conservatives spooked.
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2 Cats Live Alone In $1,500-A-Month Silicon Valley Studio Apartment
The story is pretty kooky, but critics pointed out how it highlights the significant income disparity in the Bay Area.
America Isn't As Polarized As You Think It Is
, Guest Writer
The myth of America's political divide needs to die.
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5 Things People Get Wrong About Homelessness
No, people who are houseless don’t all live on the street, and the vast majority are not addicts or mentally ill, either.
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America's Suffocating Class System
Richard North Patterson
It's not just billionaires who are benefitting from runaway inequality.
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The Problem With School Lunch: How The Wealth Gap Is Shaming Students
The school lunch is symbolic of America's socioeconomic and food disparities.
How Using A Drone Changed The Way This Photographer Saw Inequality
Johnny Miller uses drones to capture images of places touched by wealth and opportunity that lie shockingly close to underserved communities.
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From A Stronger Workplace To A Stronger Society: Why Diversity And Inclusion Matters
By RYOT Studio, Contributor
By Jeffrey Brown, CEO, Ally Financial Every child knows the Golden Rule: “treat others the way you want to be treated.” From
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Democrats Have To Get Real About Both Race And Class
, Guest Writer
It can’t be one or the other.
If Robots Steal Our Jobs, Maybe We Should Make Them Pay Tax
Bill Gates is in favor of it.
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Our Obsession With Economic Growth Ignores Everything That Makes Life Worthwhile
GDP is not a synonym for progress. Just look at the blistering inequality around the world.
Bernie Sanders’ Economic Inequality Town Hall Draws 1.7 Million Live Viewers
The Vermont senator is using his reach to try to shape a national progressive narrative.
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Bernie Sanders To Hold Televised Town Hall On Economic Inequality
The Vermont senator hopes to build on the success of a widely viewed “Medicare for all” session.
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White Families Are Engines Of Inequality
Everyone wants the best for their kids, but white parents are hoarding resources for their children.
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Mediterranean Diet Only Works If You're Rich, Study Finds
That's not a shock to anyone who's experienced sticker shock at a health food store.
Globalism's Broken Promises: How the Financialization of the Economy Went Astray
Timothy J. Barnett
It is widely held that about one-third of humanity enjoys a satisfactory standard of living, materially speaking. Due to
Déjà vu All Over Again: The GOP Prepares to Make the Rich Even Richer
Director, International Studies Program, Vassar College
Despite this grim reality, the Republican Party's economic policy agenda has not changed for decades. Cut taxes for the 1
Let Us Move Past These "Shocks." Citizens Must Organize, Governments Must Engage.
Fundamental is the need for governments to protect the space for citizens to claim their rights, organize and express themselves
The Ongoing Struggle for Native American Economic Empowerment and Self Determination
Senior Fellow for the Racial Wealth Divide Initiative
Moreover, the ACS for American Indian and Alaska Native Alone Population did an income report of Native Americans in 2013
Uncounted Nation -- 100 Million 'Missing' Votes
Artist/writer, The Greyhound Diaries
margin of error
in this election is an astonishing minus-100 million Americans.
Donald Trump's Rise Was Caused Not by Foolish Voters, but by Ruling Elites
Writer and commentator in New York City
The game is to reduce the labor costs of the rank-and-file down below, and then shift these cost-savings up to the wealthy
Hiding in Plain Sight: Janet Yellen's Policies Should Make Her Ashamed
Sue Veres Royal
Simply put, the Fed pulled off a magic trick that would leave Houdini gasping. Janet Yellen and the Fed took the made-up money and bought Wall Street assets that would have otherwise crashed and gave money to Wall Street banks that would have otherwise gone bankrupt...with no strings attached.
White Backlash in Louisiana Bayou Country and Why a Green is Voting for Hillary
Social studies educator, Hofstra University, my opinions, of c...
In a New York Times review of Strangers in their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right (The New Press), Jason
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