Saturday, December 15, 2018

Tag: income inequality

Calif. Wildfires Expose Another Ugly Reality–Income Inequality (Video)

When speaking to reporters last week about the historic and deadly Camp and Woolsey fires that have destroyed more than 100,000 acres and taken at least 44 lives, California Gov....

Bernie Sanders Targets Corporate Welfare With The ‘Stop BEZOS Act’ (Video)

Conservatives love to blame our economic woes on social safety nets, specifically Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), aka...

CEOs Admit The GOP Tax Scam Will Not Increase Worker Pay...

Remember the $1.5 trillion permanent tax cuts Donald Trump signed into law in December? Republicans told us the projected economic growth will ultimately result in...

Rising Income Inequality May Threaten US Democratic Stability

Last week, the World Inequality Lab released its first report based on the World Wealth and Income Database (WID). Constructed in part by famous...

A New Study Shows Revolution Might Be Right Around The Corner...

"You say you want a revolution?" Well, it might not be far off. That is according to a study published in Nature tracing characteristics of history's most consequential revolutions. Using...

WATCH: Link Between Institutional Poverty And Children’s Brain Development Found

On April 12, 2016, then-presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) held a campaign rally at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York in which he...

Wells Fargo Execs Forced To Return Pay, But Not Nearly Enough...

In the wake of continuing investigation into Wells Fargo’s fake account scheme, the bank’s board ordered two top executives to return a combined $75...

Trump’s Filthy Rich Cabinet: He Never Cared About Middle Class (VIDEO)

Donald Trump ran for President as a populist. He won the primaries because he appealed to the little guys. He appealed to their fears...

BREAKING: NYT Reveals Trumps Tax Returns, He Probably Hasn’t Paid Taxes...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-qXjsMK_MnU God bless the New York Times.  The journalists at the paper found the amount of business losses that Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump declared...

Jamie Dimon: ‘Get An Airplane’ ‘Travel To Europe’ ‘Americans Have It...

Out of touch much, Mr. Dimon? If you've felt that America has seen better times, you're not alone. The Happy Planet Index gives the country...

Occupy Wall Street Was Right: The Rich Getting Richer As Income...

I remember the days of "Occupy Wall Street," when thousands of people took to the streets to protest against the huge income inequality in...

We Need New Rules – Federal Policies Have Made the Wealth...

A new study by the Corporation for Enterprise Development (CFED) and the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) shows that wealth inequality in the United States...

Fighting Income Inequality: Is It Time To Raise Taxes On The...

Last month, Hillary Clinton accepted the presidential nomination for the Democratic party. She gave a very inspiring speech at the Democratic National Convention. One...

WATCH: Bill Gates Shares Surprising Thoughts At Nelson Mandela Lecture

July 17 marked the 14 Annual Nelson Mandela Foundation Lecture, a yearly series that features talks from noteworthy influencers. The lectures challenge listeners to...

WARNING: Economic Inequality Is Worse Than You Thought (Video)

It was in the fall of 2011 when the Occupy Wall Street (O.W.S.) movement raised the topic of economic inequality. It was through O.W.S. that the...

Sanders Looks To One Of Our Greatest Presidents For Economic Advice

The United States is in the process of electing a new president to lead us into the future. As part of this process, it...

Bernie Sanders Supports A $15 Per Hour Living Wage

A group of progressive members of Congress introduced a $15 an hour national minimum wage bill on Wednesday as hundreds of federal contract workers...

Hillary Clinton Thinks There Must Be A ‘Toppling’ Of The Top...

Hillary Clinton believes in order to truly strengthen the middle class and address the issue of income inequality in America, there will need to...

Elizabeth Warren Speaks Truth To Power: Every Law Protects ‘The Tender...

When it comes to the Democrat who most consistently says the things that need to be said about what's wrong with this country and...

Jeb Bush Believes The Federal Minimum Wage Should Be Zero

Now we know that Jeb Bush is a typical Republican in one very telling way: He believes the private sector should set the minimum...