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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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FOOD & DRINK
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
Globalists and their economic gurus want relatively open borders for money and people. Relatively open borders mean a constant
Déjà vu All Over Again: The GOP Prepares to Make the Rich Even Richer
Director, International Studies Program, Vassar College
Over the past few decades, effective tax rates on U.S. corporations and the richest 1 percent have fallen by about a third
Let Us Move Past These "Shocks." Citizens Must Organize, Governments Must Engage.
Yet it is ever more apparent to me that by themselves, civic space and transparency are not enough. I am particularly eager
The Ongoing Struggle for Native American Economic Empowerment and Self Determination
Senior Fellow for the Racial Wealth Divide Initiative
In 2011, the American Community Survey (ACS) reported Native Americans have the highest poverty rate among all minority groups
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
Instead, however, the politicians sold-out and sided with the powerful corporations. In doing so, they abandoned the masses
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
Racial Wealth Divide Initiative: One Year Later
Senior Fellow for the Racial Wealth Divide Initiative
We see it on the news. We see it in our communities. Ferguson, Baltimore, Minneapolis, Dallas . . . no matter where we live, we confront stories highlighting the consequences of a society divided deeply by race and opportunity. And we all struggle to find ways to make a difference.
HOME & LIVING
The States And Stakes Of Poverty In The U.S.A.
On September 13, the Census Bureau released a report that the U.S. economy had performed well for many Americans in 2015. The report indicated that the poverty rate had fallen by 1.2 percentage points last year - which was the biggest decline in one year since 1968.
David and Goliath, Or Why the One Percent Has To Rig The System
Mary (Polly) Cleveland
Over the last forty years the tax system has become much less progressive, monopolists have been given free reign, unions have been busted, the minimum wage hasn't risen, and corporate criminals have gone unpunished.
On This Labor Day, Hillary Clinton And The Democrats Fight For Workers While Donald Trump And The GOP Wage War
President, Social Security Works
We are the wealthiest country in the world at the wealthiest moment in our history. Shamefully, we have tens of millions of people living in poverty.
Why The Decline Of Unions Has Lowered Pay For All Workers
Where unions are strong, they raise standards across an industry, according to a new study.
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