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Obama Income Inequality

Chris Christie Blames Obama For Income Inequality

Reuters | Lisa Lambert and Amanda Becker | Posted 05.12.2016 | Politics

(Updates with Christie remarks from event) WASHINGTON, May 12 (Reuters) - Possible Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie on Tuesday said t...

The Pay Gap Is Much Wider Than Most Americans Think: Study

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 09.29.2014 | Politics

Democrats hoping to use income inequality to drive voters to the polls in November face a critical problem: Americans may not know just how well-off t...

Why Widening Inequality Is Hobbling Equal Opportunity

Robert Reich | Posted 04.07.2014 | Politics
Robert Reich

America's savage inequality is the main reason equal opportunity is fading and poverty is growing. Since the "recovery" began, 95% of the gains have gone to the top 1 percent, and median incomes have dropped. This is a continuation of the trend we've seen for decades.

Obama Announcing New Initiative On Poverty

Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will announce five "Promise Zones" this week as part of his effort to focus on income inequality in the lea...

Barack the Polls! Obama Keep Raising Hell!

Russell Simmons | Posted 02.19.2014 | Politics
Russell Simmons

History will judge this president not just for being the first black president, but for being the president that began our nation's course toward a more progressive union.

GOP Turns Predictable Deaf Ear to Plea to Close Income Inequality Gap

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 02.08.2014 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The bitter truth is that poverty and income inequality have always been a political football. The reason for that is simple. The poor don't have an active and viable political lobby to fight for their interests.

Obama Praises Pope Francis As 'Extraordinarily Thoughtful' Messenger 'Of Peace & Justice'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 12.06.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama praised Pope Francis on Thursday, describing the Catholic leader as an "extraordinarily thoughtful" messenger of "peace and jus...

Obama To Draw Attention To Massive Inequality

Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

By JIM KUHNHENN, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid public doubts over his stewardship of the economy, President Barack Obama is putting...

CEO Pay Kept Rising In 2011 Despite Bad Economy

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 06.18.2012 | Business

It seems nothing can stop the rise of the executive paycheck. Pay among the United States' 200 highest-compensated CEOs jumped 5 percent last year,...

GOP Candidate Accuses Obama Of Marxism

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.20.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum said Tuesday that he was "for" income inequality, but also wanted "equality of opportunity." "The ...

Equality Is Good for Everyone

Harlan Green | Posted 02.07.2012 | Politics
Harlan Green

President Obama seems to be finally realizing that the common good is as important as the profit motive.